JOPLIN, Mo. - Peggy Sampson retired from the Company on May 31, 2018, following 30 years of service.

Sampson began her career in August 1988, as an Analyst Programmer in Joplin. During her employment, Sampson also worked as a Senior Analyst Programmer, Senior Information Systems Analyst, Lead Systems Analyst, and the IT Systems Project Manager. In 2015, Sampson was promoted to Senior Supervisor- IT Application Services, the position she held at retirement.

Sampson graduated from Seneca High School and from NEO A&M College in Miami, Oklahoma. Sampson has two children and four grandchildren.

Based in Joplin, Missouri, Empire District is a subsidiary of Liberty Utilities Co. and headquarters for the Liberty Utilities Central Region, providing electric, natural gas, water, and wastewater service to nearly 320,000 customers across six states. A subsidiary of the company provides fiber optic services. For more information regarding Empire District, visit For more information about Liberty Utilities, visit