Nick Reitz, Vice President of Government Relations, was presented the annual Effort Award by President/CEO Duane Noland. Each year an employee who has done an exemplary job in their position is chosen to receive the award.
Warren Goetsch of Williamsville, Ill. was chosen by his Illinois electric cooperative peers to represent the state’s electric cooperatives on the board of directors of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). Goetsch was elected during the July 29 Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives annual meeting. He will begin serving ...Read More
Cole Sinn of Heyworth has been chosen as recipient of the 2021 LaVern and Nola McEntire Memorial Lineworker’s Scholarship. Sinn is a graduate of Heyworth High School and played football at Aurora University while completing his undergraduate degree. The $2,000 scholarship helps pay costs to attend the lineworker’s school conducted ...Read More
The winners of the Thomas H. Moore Illinois Electric Cooperatives (IEC) Memorial Scholarship have been selected. There were 252 applications submitted. The 11 scholarship winners are as follows: 2-4 Year University (6 are awarded) Megan Vogt – Monroe County Electric Cooperative, Inc. Lauren Aldridge – Corn Belt Energy Corporation Shelby ...Read More
The AIEC has hired Brenda Carter for the Vice President of Regulatory Compliance position. Brenda started on Monday, February 15, 2021. Most recently, Brenda was a member of the Illinois Pollution Control Board, which writes the environmental rules for the State of Illinois and also adjudicates alleged violations of the ...Read More
During this year’s AIEC Co-op Day celebrations, Thad France, Manager of Lineworker and Apprentice Development, was presented the annual Effort Award by President/CEO Duane Noland. Each year an employee who has done an exemplary job in their position is chosen to receive the award. France has worked hard to make ...Read More
At the August 20 board meeting, Past AIEC Board Chairman Warren Goetsch presented David Senn (Jo-Carroll Energy) with the 2020 Chairman’s Award for exemplary service to the Illinois electric cooperatives and the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives, and for continuing commitment to preservation of the cooperative business model.
The Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives (AIEC) held a virtual annual meeting on Thurs., July 23. Immediately following, the AIEC Board of Directors held its reorganizational meeting and unanimously elected Kevin Brannan as its new board chairman. Brannan is board secretary for Illinois Electric Cooperative (IEC), Winchester, and serves as ...Read More
It is with sadness we share that Credit Union Division Manager Shewan (Tootie) Holmes passed away this morning, July 17. She had been with the IEC Financial Credit Union for 32 years and will be greatly missed. There is a graveside service for Tootie on Saturday, August 15 at 11:00 ...Read More