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2018 Annual Meeting

79th Annual Meeting

At this year’s annual meeting there were 511 registered members, as well as several guests.  Among those in attendance was Maurice Vieck, age 94, who was awarded a gift for being the oldest member in attendance. The door prizes that members received this year were a $5.00 electric bill credit, an energy efficiency kit, and a bamboo cutting board. 

All veterans attending the meeting were recognized. Members had a chance to win one of 125 attendance prizes.  Congratulations to the grand prize winner, Holly Turner of Otwell, who won the John Deere riding lawn mower. 

During registration, attendees were entertained by bluegrass musicians Mariah Creek and The Riegle Kids.

The meeting began with Carsyn Wayland, a twelfth grade student from Sullivan High School, singing the National Anthem, followed by Board Director, Phillip Carter leading the invocation. Board Chairman, Daniel Schuckman and corporate attorney, Chris Goffinet conducted the business meeting.  The financial reports were given by Board Treasurer, Marion Jochim and REMC auditor, Joe Boesing. This year there was a special recognition during the annual meeting. Scott Atkins was recognized for his participation last March in Project Indiana, a trip for Indiana Cooperative Lineman to help electrify a Guatemalan Village.  Scott was recognized and presented a certificate of gratitude for all of his hard work.

The election of directors was conducted and the members that were present voted to elect the following directors to represent the membership in their districts:  Daniel Schuckman to represent district 3, Harley Drake to represent district 6, and Phillip Carter to represent district 7.