On behalf of CoBank, Aaron Johnson, CoBank Senior Relationship Manager presented a $15,000 check to Duane Noland, AIEC President/CEO and Mike Smith, Vice President, IEC Managers’ Association to support programming and services provided to the electric cooperatives in Illinois.
During the Southern Illinois Power Cooperative (SIPC) annual meeting, held March 30 at its headquarters office at Lake of Egypt near Marion, President/CEO Don Gulley told members the cooperative is rising to the challenge. Gulley explained that “these moments of truth are what help define who we are. For SIPC, ...Read More
Lisa Brammer, Legal and Government Relations Coordinator, is awarded recognition from AIEC President/CEO Duane Noland, for completing the NRECA Supervisory Certificate Program. This program delivers instruction on core competencies in the areas of leadership, communication and basic administrative skills. To obtain the certificate, Brammer completed nine courses.
Nancy McDonald, Vice President of Member Services, is awarded the Management Essentials Program (MEC) certificate from AIEC President/CEO Duane Noland after completing her courses from NRECA. The MEC program provides personal, interpersonal, and group skills to be influential in one-on-one situations, facilitate group performance and become effective managers. To obtain ...Read More
EJ Water Cooperative, Inc. held its 29th annual membership meeting Thursday, March 8 at the Dieterich High School Gymnasium. Business conducted during the meeting included discussions regarding expansion of the co-op's offerings to benefit the organization's members and the community, system upgrades and construction projects, and holding the director election. ...Read More
During its February meeting, the board of directors of Southern Illinois Electric Cooperative (SIEC) named David Johnston as Executive Vice President & General Manager. Johnston will assume the responsibilities of the position on July 17, when his predecessor and current Executive Vice President/General Manager Chris Bennett retires after 26 years ...Read More
Adams Electric Cooperative (AEC) General Manager Jim Thompson received the Illinois Cooperative Council's (ICC) Outstanding Cooperative Manager Award at the AEC's office on Monday, February 19. For more than 30 years, efforts of the Illinois Cooperative Council have promoted a positive climate for cooperatives and helped to educate the public ...Read More
During today’s board of directors meeting, the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives (AIEC) was presented with a grant check from the National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation (CFC) and the National Cooperative Services Corporation (NCSC) in the amount of $25,400. The grant will support projects including co-op employee training, surveying, ...Read More
Brad Rightnowar, General Counsel, is awarded recognition from AIEC President/CEO Duane Noland, for completing the Robert I. Kabat Management Internship Program (MIP). Rightnowar received the MIP Certificate after completing a six-week program that focuses on the functions and processes of management. The Management Internship Program offers managers the ability to: ...Read More
Norris Electric Cooperative celebrated its 80th anniversary during the organization's annual meeting of members held Saturday, Feb. 10, at Newton Community High School. During the meeting, members were provided results of the board of directors' election, and updated on the cooperative's finances, power supply and upgrades to its infrastructure. Board President ...Read More