Meet Our April 2017 Community Leaders’ Meeting Guest Speaker

Photo of GVEC GM/CEO Darren Schauer

General Manager/Chief Executive Officer, Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative, Darren Schauer

Darren Schauer is the General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of the Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative. He began working for GVEC during summer breaks while still in college. Upon graduation, he worked in several positions within the Cooperative prior to being named CEO in 2003. As part of his responsibilities as CEO, Mr. Schauer also leads the Cooperative’s subsidiary companies which consist of an Internet Service Business, Home Appliance Sales and Service Business, and a Development Corporation. He is also President and Chairman of GFS Electric Cooperative, a recently formed energy management cooperative controlled by GVEC.

Darren Schauer is a graduate of Texas A&M University, holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Economics, and a graduate of the NRECA management intern program. He is a past Board Chairman of the Association of Texas Electric Cooperatives, past board member of Power Across Texas and has served on boards of numerous local community organizations. He currently serves as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Gonzales County Health Foundation, and as a board member of the Texas Public Power Association.

Mr. Schauer will be the guest speaker at the April 7 Community Leaders’ Meeting at the Cuero City Council Chambers at 7:30 a.m.