Mike Temple joined Talquin Electric Cooperative in 2018 as Director of Administration. Prior to coming to Talquin, Mike served honorably as Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Reserves for over 30 years and has 25 years’ experience with electric cooperatives. Most recently he worked for the Alabama Rural Electric Association (AREA) as the Director of Training and Risk Management for 16 years. At AREA, Mike exercised his executive leadership skills in training and development, risk management, information technology, safety, as well as coordinating critical mutual aid during times of natural disaster. Mike has a Bachelor degree in Communications/Psychology, which he received from Shippensburg University. In his spare time, Mike enjoys hunting and spending time with his wife, Donna and their two daughters.