Shannon Casson has accepted the Accountant position and will begin her career at the AIEC on Monday, February 13, 2023. Many of you might remember her as the Financial Service Representative when the IEC Financial Credit Union (IECFCU) was housed inside the AIEC. She has over 12 years of finance experience working at IECFCU and… Continue Reading New AIEC Accountant
Eastern Illini Vice President, Mike Wilson, has been elected to the National Touchstone Energy Board of Directors. The Touchstone Energy board consists of 13 members responsible for setting policy, establishing long-term goals, monitoring general operations, approving the organizational outcomes, and allocating resources. Touchstone Energy Cooperatives is a cooperative federation composed of more than 750 local,… Continue Reading Wilson elected to ...Read More
Jennifer Sours has been selected as the new Chief Financial Officer. Jennifer began in the credit union in 2001, was Duane Noland’s executive assistant from 2010-2017 and has been in the accountant position since 2017. She obviously has a great understanding of AIEC and how our finances work. She will do a great job as… Continue Reading Sours named new ...Read More
SPRINGFIELD – The board of directors of the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives (AIEC) has announced the selection of Craig Sondgeroth as the organization’s new president/CEO. “On behalf of the board, I’m proud to announce the selection of Craig Sondgeroth as president/CEO of the AIEC,” said Scott Ury, who is chairman of the AIEC board… Continue Reading Sondgeroth named president/CEO ...Read More
More than 50 electric co-op employees from across the state gathered at the AIEC to attend the course “Cooperative Finance & Accounting for the Non-Accountant” on Nov. 15 taught by Kevin Sump. This course was an opportunity for non-accountants to ask questions and gain insight into what the numbers mean, how they relate to each… Continue Reading Electric co-op employees ...Read More
Under the leadership of Jim Miles, VP of Training , Safety and Loss Control, the safety department has experienced exponential growth this year. Adding two new safety trainers, adding classes and upping class sizes has brought much success to the hot line school at LLCC. More directors than ever are registering for classes and obtaining… Continue Reading Miles and Crawford ...Read More
Congratulations to Chris Reynolds, Colten Bradford and Lisa Cherry for their recent promotions in the communications department at the AIEC. Chris Reynolds has been promoted to Chief Creative Officer. In this role, he is the head of the communications department, which includes Energized Graphics and Illinois Country Living magazine. Reynolds joined the AIEC in February… Continue Reading Reynolds, Bradford and ...Read More
After 22 years of service, AIEC Chief Financial Officer Maurice Shallow has decided to retire on November 25, 2022. We are thankful for his service to the AIEC and our member-cooperatives. Best wishes for the future!
The AIEC welcomes Kayla Adkins to the electric cooperative family as the Creative Services Coordinator for Energized Graphics. She lives in Hillsboro with her husband Will and a corgi named Rhys. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in mass communications from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and a Master of Arts in communications from Southern New… Continue Reading Adkins joins the ...Read More
Baylee Flowers is our new Legal and Government Relations Coordinator. Prior to coming to the AIEC, Baylee worked for the Illinois State Senate as a Legislative Assistant. She lives in Palmyra and received a degree in Agricultural Business Management from Lincoln Land Community College. We are glad to have Baylee join us!