New CEO Orientation

Event for new CEOs of electric cooperatives to learn more about their national associations and the electric co-op industry and practices.

The New CEO Orientation is designed for new chief executive officers and general managers of electric cooperatives with no more than two years of experience in their current position. Interactive sessions will provide an in-depth look at key electric industry and cooperative management issues, challenges and opportunities that new CEOs face. It’s an outstanding opportunity to meet and network with peers in a small group setting.

This event takes place at NRECA's headquarters in Arlington, VA and CFC's campus in Dulles, VA.

This event is compli​mentary and there is no registration fee.

What Your Peers Have to Say

"Though I had been in our cooperative industry for over two decades, I found the information provided by the numerous associations on the services available to cooperatives was immensely beneficial.”-2022 New CEO Orientation Attendee

"What a great opportunity to meet our national programs and those associated with them. Also, the opportunity to meet with various CEOs around the country and to share insights and experiences.”-2022 New CEO Orientation Attendee

"Every one of the sessions contained engaging speakers and moderators. My favorite session was the panel of long time CEOs. Real life experiences including successes and failures are very impactful. It's like an apprenticeship in how to be successful in this role.”-2022 New CEO Orientation Attendee

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Looking to earn credit?

​Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits will be available for participants of this Orientation.




2019 New CEO Orientation Photos

Highlights from the 2019 New CEO Orientation

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About the Location
Northern Virginia is next door to our nation's capital - Washington, D.C. - yet has kept its own character reminiscent of colonial times, rambling plantations, equestrian farms and cobblestoned streets leading to quaint taverns, shops and historical gems.
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Note: The hotel does not provide airport transportation

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is located 7.2 miles, approximately 20 minutes, from the Westin Arlington Gateway.

Ground Transportation

Super Shuttle—One-way fee: $17 USD shared ride; $48 non-stop

Reservations -- Reagan Airport Super Shuttle

Estimated taxi fare: $25 (one way)

Reagan National Airport is conveniently located on the Metro (subway) – Reagan Airport Metro

Follow signs in the airport to the Metrorail station. Take a Blue line train to Rosslyn (5th stop) and transfer to the Orange line toward Vienna. Exit the train at Ballston-MU. The Westin is approximately a 5-10 minute walk -- Ballston Metro to Westin Arlington Gateway

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) is located 21 miles, approximately 40 minutes, from the Westin Arlington Gateway.

Ground Transportation:

Super Shuttle—One-way fee: $29 shared ride; $60 non-stop

Reservations -- Dulles Airport Super Shuttle

Estimated taxi fare: 58 USD (one way)


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