Harry Thompson was elected to the United Cooperative Services Board of Directors in October 2011. He holds the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s Certified Credentialed Director Certificate (CCD) and Board Leadership Certificate (BLC). He served as an alternate director to the San Miguel Electric Cooperative (a generation and transmission cooperative supplying wholesale electric power to 26 member electric cooperatives). He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Possum Kingdom Volunteer Fire Department. He served in the U.S. Army reserves (1965-1972). A graduate of Smyer High School, he’d attended South Plains College and Texas Tech University. He is retired from the US Department of Agriculture Food Safety Inspection Service (34 years). He has worked for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (Inland Fisheries Division 2006-2011). He is a member of the Community Church of Possum Kingdom Lake where he served on the church council. He is also a member of the Possum Kingdom Chamber of Commerce.