Dennis Chastain serves as President and CEO of Georgia Electric Membership Corporation. Georgia EMC is the statewide trade association that represents Georgia’s 41 electric membership cooperatives (EMCs), Oglethorpe Power Corporation, Georgia Transmission Corporation and Georgia Systems Operations Corporation in the areas of government relations, community and economic development, communications, public relations, media relations, and training and safety education. Georgia EMC also publishes Georgia Magazine, the largest circulation monthly magazine in Georgia. He also serves on the Georgia Chamber of Commerce Board of Governors and the Georgia 4-H Foundation Board of Directors.
A native of Toccoa, he is a 1984 graduate of the University of Georgia and a 1999 graduate of Leadership Georgia.