City Commission Appoints Hemphill to KUA Board

KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 17, 2017 – The Kissimmee City Commission on Tuesday appointed Rae Hemphill to a five-year term on the Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors.

Hemphill is the retired deputy chief of information technology security for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority in Washington, DC where she worked 19 years in a variety of positions. Prior to that, she served as information security coordinator for Inova Health System in Falls Church, Virginia. She is a four-year resident of Kissimmee.

Hemphill will fill the board seat left open by outgoing director Reginald Hardee who leaves the board in September after serving the maximum of two terms on the board.

Hemphill will be sworn in at the utility’s October board meeting.

Founded in 1901, KUA ( is Florida’s sixth largest community-owned utility powering 70,000 customers in Osceola County, Fla.