HILCO Electric Cooperative, Inc. general manager and CEO Debra Cole has named Randy Cox and Lea Sanders to assist in activities and perform the duties of assistant general manager of the cooperative.

Randy Cox, who has been with HILCO since 1999, is responsible for economic development, operations and engineering from HILCO’s office in Midlothian.

Lea Sanders joined the cooperative in 2000. Her responsibilities include member and staff services, accounting, customer service, dispatching, collections, information systems and technology. She will remain in the cooperative’s main office in Itasca.

Other promotions and personnel changes include William Watson, director of operations; Thomas Cheek, assistant director of engineering; and Joe Seale, assistant director of finance and accounting.

HILCO Electric Cooperative, celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, is head-quartered in Itasca with satellite offices in Midlothian and Whitney. The cooperative provides electric service to members in parts of Dallas, Ellis, Hill, Johnson and McLennan counties.