The Cooperative Difference What It Means to Be a Member New Hampshire Electric Cooperative (NHEC) is a member-owned and controlled electric distributor serving over 84,000 members throughout New Hampshire. NHEC is governed by an 11-member Board of Directors that is elected by the members themselves. Our Purpose To serve our members. Our Vision Our members will have the energy they need, the information they want, and a partner they can trust. Our Mission Our mission is to provide our members the ability to access affordable, reliable electric service options that support and simplify their lives. Our Values These are our core values. We will hold ourselves to them without compromise in everything we do and will encourage others to do so as well. Member-Focused—Our sole purpose is to serve our members. We consistently focus on how we can best meet their needs. People Matter—We will show respect and empathy for others, work safely at all times, and consider the impact of our actions on the individual directly affected as well as the community at large. Integrity—We are consistently and reliably honest and ethical in everything we do, keeping our commitments to each other, our members and others we deal with.