Beloit, KS – Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative, Inc. is excited to announce that Jason Rabe has accepted the CEO/general manager position effective on June 1, 2023.
Rabe currently serves as the City Manager for the City of Beloit. He has a combined 20 years of private and public sector management experience including leading multiple successful organizations and providing a unique perspective on problem solving, facilitation, and efficiency.
“I am excited to join the Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative team as their next general manager. The opportunity to build on the great foundation that Rolling Hills has with their system, staff, and facilities is what drew me to the position,” he said, “I am looking forward to meeting our members, learning our system and operations, and tackling our challenges head on.”
Rabe received his bachelor’s degree in marketing management from Bob Jones University and holds a master’s degree in public administration from Arkansas State University. He has over 13 years of general utility experience and six and a half years of electric utility experience. He and his wife, Julia, live in Beloit along with their three kids – Kaden, Keira and Kael. They have enjoyed the Beloit community and are excited to be able to remain here.
Rabe will replace Doug Jackson who has announced his plans to retire as general manager of Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative, effective June 30, 2023. Jackson has 41 years of electric utility experience and has served as general manager at NCK Electric and Rolling Hills Electric Cooperatives since 1992. He will continue to lead Rolling Hills Electric until the transition date.