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Meet The REMC Team

Orange County REMC's team of dedicated employees live and work right here, in the same area of Southern Indiana as our members. Get to know our team, their background, and their families.

 

 

 

Matt Deaton, General Manager/CEO

Matt lives in Salem and joined the REMC team in 2015. He is a 1999 graduate of West Washington Jr./Sr. High School and received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Evansville in 2004. He and his wife Misty (Hammond) were married in 2004 have three children; Meredith, Brooks and Bennett.

 

Brandon Bambusch

Brandon Bambusch, 4th Year Apprentice Lineman

Brandon lives in Orleans and joined the REMC team in 2015. He graduated from Mitchell High School in 2002 and will soon graduate from Ivy Tech with an Associate's Degree in Applied Science. He and his wife Hanna (Hensley) were married in 2008 and have two daughters, Emily and Mia.

 

Mark Belcher

Mark Belcher, Manager of Marketing and Member Services

Mark lives in French Lick and joined the REMC team in 2015. He graduated from Springs Valley High School in 1980 and received his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Penn Foster College in 2003. He and his wife Robin were married in 1985. They have a daugther, Summer, and three grandchildren, Adison, Sawyer and Nolan.

 

Marcy Bennett

Marcy Bennett, Office Manager

Marcy Bennett has been a member of the REMC team since 1997. She lives in West Baden and graduated from Paoli Jr./Sr. High School in 1984. She earned her Associate's Degree in Business from Oakland City University in 2004. She and her husband Jeffrey were married in 2008 and have four children; Tim, Danielle, Heather and Chase. They also have four grandchildren; Keisha, Kody, Ali and Eli.

 

Hannah Carter, Member Service Representative

Hanna was raised in Orange County and is a graduate of Orleans High School. She and her husband, Jacob, lives in Orleans. Hanna is a 2017 graduate of Ivy Tech & University of Southern Indiana with an AAS in Business Administration & Human Resources.

 

Billy Chastain

William (Billy) Chastain, Operations Manager

Billy joined the REMC team in 2009. He lives in Paoli and is a 1989 graduate of Paoli Jr./Sr. High School. He was a member of the United States Marine Corps for 20 years and studied Managment through University of Maryland University College. He and his wife Stephanie were married in 1991 and have two children, Dathan and Landon.

 

Larry Clements

Larry Clements, Member Services Technician/Meter Technician

Larry lives in Paoli and joined the REMC team in 1997. He is a 1984 graduate of Paoli Jr./Sr. High School. He earned his Associate's Degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering from RETS Electronic Institute/Ivy Tech College. He and his wife Terri have three children; James, Charity and Nicholas. They also have five grandchildren, Bryson, Aiden, Elijah, Bella and Cashton.

 

Michael Duke

Michael Duke, Jouneyman Lineman

Michael lives in Paoli and joined the REMC team in 2001. He is a 1988 graduate of Paoli Jr./Sr. High School. He earned his Assoicate's Degree in Applied Science from Ivy Tech. He and his wife Scarlet were married in 1988 and have two children, Joshua and Autumn. They also have six grandchildren; Austin, Berkley, Cameron, Baylin, Chase and Delaney.

 

Charles Hopper, Materials Manager

Chales lives in Orleans and joined the REMC team in 2019. He is a 1990 Graduate of Orleans High School. He and his with Amy were married in 1991 and have one daughter, Alivia.

 

Ashley Knight, Member Service Representative

Ashley graduated from Orleans High School in 2007 and joined the REMC team in 2019. After high school Ashley received an Associates of Sciences degree from University of Southern Indiana, along with certificates for Expanded Functions Dental Assisting and obtained her Dental Radiology License for the state of Indiana. Ashley has worked since 2007 as a dental assistant at Orange County Family Dentistry (Paoli), Create-A-Smile PC (Bloomington) and Cave & Cave Family Dentistry (French Lick). Ashley currently resides with her husband Brooks Knight and 2 yorkies in Mitchell, Indiana. In her free time Ashley serves as the President of Orleans Tri Kappa, Eta Chapter and works part time for the French Lick Resort. 

 

Lorena Lindsey

Lorena Lindsey, Member Service Representative

Lorena attended Paoli Jr./Sr. High School and joined the REMC team in 2012.

 

Mason Mink, Staking Aide

Mason lives in Paoli and is a 2019 graduate of Paoli JR/SR High School. He joined the REMC team on June 3, 2019.

Amos Murphy

Amos Murphy, Apprentice Lineman

Amos lives in Orleans and joined the REMC team in 2017. He is a 2003 graduate of Paoli Jr./Sr. High School. Amos and his wife Shana were married in 2006 and have two children, Griffin and Halle.

 

Michael Newlin

Michael Newlin, Journeyman Lineman

Michael lives in Orleans and joined the REMC team in 2009. He graduated in the year 2000 from Orleans Jr./Sr. High School. Michael received his Associate's Degree in Culinary Arts from Sullivan University in 2002 and his Associate's Degree in Applied Science from Ivy Tech. He and his wife Brooke (Douthitt) were married in 2004 and have two sons, Denzil and Jack.

 

Carla Piper

Carla Piper, Work Order Clerk

Carla lives in Paoli and joined the REMC team in 1996. She and her husband Scott have three children and eight grandchildren.

 

Cade Powers

Cade Powers, System Engineer

Cade lives in Salem and joined the REMC team in 2017. He is a 2012 graduate of West Washington Jr./Sr. High School. Cade received his degree in Electrical Engineering Technolgy from Purdue University College of Technology in 2016. He and his wife Brittney were married in 2017.

 

Michael Roberts

Michael Roberts, Staking Engineer

Michael lives in Paoli and joined the REMC team in 2006. He is a 1994 graduate of Bloomington South High School. Michael attended Jefferson Community College/Ivy Tech. He and his wife Jessica were marreid in 2004 and have three children; Isabelle, Paisleigh and Beckett.

 

Stacy Slaten

Stacy Slaten, Billing Clerk and Communications

Stacy lives in Valeene and joined the REMC team in 1999. She is a 1990 graduate of Paoli Jr./Sr. High School. She received her Associate's Degree in Business from Oakland City University in 2006. She and her husband Michael were married in 1991 and have a son, Matthew.

 

Bridget Sneed

Bridget Sneed, Member Service Representative

Bridget lives in Orleans and joined the REMC team in 1995. She is a 1983 graduate of Paoli Jr./Sr. High School. She and her husband Carl were married in 2009 and have a combined total of 8 adult children: Derek, Dara, Devin, Kyle Kendra, Anna, Erin and Nina. They also have 8 grandchildren between them; Michael, Rachael, Karl, Daniel, Lilly, Halley, Cora and Maddie.

 

Carl Sneed

Carl Sneed, Journeyman Lineman

Carl lives in Orleans and joined the REMC team in 1990. He is a 1979 graduate of Paoli Jr./Sr. High School. He and his wife Bridget were married in 2009 and have a combined total of 8 adult children: Derek, Dara, Devin, Kyle Kendra, Anna, Erin and Nina. They also have 8 grandchildren between them; Michael, Rachael, Karl, Daniel, Lilly, Halley, Cora and Maddie.

 

Scott Strange

Scott Strange, 4th Year Apprentice Lineman

Scott lives in Paoli and joined the REMC team in 2013. He is a 2004 graduate of Paoli Jr./Sr. High School. He and his wife Nicole were married in 2007 and have two children, Hayden and Clara.

 

Misty Tincher

Misty Tincher, Accountant

Misty lives in Orleans and joined the REMC team in 2003. She is a 1996 graduate of Paoli Jr./Sr. High School. She and her husband Josh were married in 2004 and they have three children, Austin, Adyson and Avery.

 

Chris Wesner

Chris Wesner, Line Foreman

Chris lives in Campellsburg and joined the REMC team in 1991. He is a 1988 graduate of West Washington Jr./Sr. High School. He and his wife Donna have three daughters, Arien, Kaitlyn and Kristen.

 

Robert White

Robert White, Lead Lineman

Robert lives in Mitchell and joined the REMC team in 2006. He is a 2004 graduate of Orleans Jr./Sr. High School and received his Associate's Degree in Applied Science from Ivy Tech in 2012. Robert and his wife Ashley were married in 2005 and have one daughter, Kaitlyn.

 

 

Zachary Motsinger, Member Services Technician

Zachary lives in Salem and joined the REMC team in 2017. He is a graduate of Salem High School and Ivy Tech Community College with a Major in Industrial Technology. Zachary and his wife Nicole were married in 2012 and have one daughter, Hadley and one son, Easton.

 

 

Jason Cook, Goundman

Jason was raised in Orange County and is a graduate of Paoli High School. He and his wife reside in Paoli with their daughter Lily. His hobbies include hunting and fishing. Jason was formerly self-employed in the lumber business.

 

 

 

 

 

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