At the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives’ annual meeting, held Friday, July 28, in Springfield, State Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer, R-100th District, received the 2017 Illinois Electric Cooperatives’ Public Service Award. The award was made in recognition of Rep. Davidsmeyer’s  dedicated public service to all citizens of the state of Illinois and for outstanding contributions to the rural electrification program.

Representative Davidsmeyer has served in the Illinois House since 2012. He serves as Republican Spokesman on the Energy Committee; and is on the Appropriations-Higher Education, Economic Justice & Equity, Financial Institutions, and Insurance Committees. 

“The electric cooperative program in Illinois has a great friend in Representative Davidsmeyer.  His concern for rural electric members during his time in the legislature has had a positive impact for the future,” said Menard Electric Cooperative’s Manager Alisha Anker.