Mr. Etzel has been a Central Electric member since 1973. He has been on the board since 2013 and currently serves as vice president.
He earned a bachelor’s degree from Clarion University and has a master’s equivalency. He taught mathematics at Franklin Area High School for 35 years.
Now retired from teaching, he and his wife, Jone, run a hobby farm and enjoy dancing on weekends. They have a son, daughter-in-law and two grandchildren.
Mr. Etzel has served on a variety of community and church boards and is presently on the Zoning Hearing Board and Vacancy Board for Cranberry Township (Venango County).
He has obtained his Director Gold Cooperative Certificate through the National Rural Electric Association and is working on renewing this certificate.