The Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives would like to welcome Matt Clark as its new Safety Instructor. In this role, he will conduct safety and training meetings and provide support at the line school training facility.

Matt previously worked for Shelby Electric Cooperative in Shelbyville for nearly 23 years.  He completed his apprenticeship at Shelby Electric, worked as foreman for six years, and most recently was a serviceman. Prior to joining the co-op family, he graduated from Northwest Iowa Community College’s Powerline Program and worked at the city of Geneseo as an apprentice lineman. Matt lives in Shelbyville with his wife and seven kids, and he enjoys hunting and fishing in his spare time.