Jeff Elliott, District 11
Chris Sackett, District 12
Bill Frazier, District 15
|Steve Rau, District 26, re-elected Board President|
The 19th Annual Meeting of the Members of East-Central Iowa REC was held on June 19. This year’s meeting was well attended by an estimated 163 members plus guests.
Jeff Elliott (District 11), Chris Sackett (District 12), Bill Frazier (District 15), and Steve Rau (District 26) were re-elected to serve three-year terms.
Following the meeting, representatives of the Buchanan County Pork Producers grilled pork burgers and Bill’s Pizza and Smokehouse out of Independence provided side dishes and beverages. Joseph Weber of Brandon also served ice cream.
Finally, a Board reorganization meeting followed. Re-elected to offices were Steve Rau, president; Burt Byers, vice president; Jim Alberts, secretary/treasurer; and elected to office was Ryan Kress, assistant secretary/treasurer.
Members attending the Annual Meeting received an East-Central Iowa REC insulated grocery bag upon registering. Door prizes included several gift cards.
2013 Youth Tour winners Rachel Wheelock of Independence and Ben Hyland of Vinton brought a display and other memorabilia from the D.C. trip and were present to visit with members at the Annual Meeting. Each year East-Central Iowa REC awards two high school juniors with a free six-day tour of Washington, D.C., along with 1,500 students from across the United States, sponsored by Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives.
2014 Prize Winners
Grand Prize $100 Bill Winner – Russell Kreutner, Vinton
$50 Gift Card winners:
- $50 Fareway Gift Card – Dortha Sundquist, Independence
- $50 Fareway Gift Card – Ricky Davis, Marengo
- $50 Fareway Gift Card – Walter Bruce, Shellsburg
- $50 Fareway Gift Card – John Leibold, Jesup
- $50 Fareway Gift Card – Joanne Bane, Waterloo
- $50 Fareway Gift Card – Robert Schwab, Belle Plaine
- $50 Fareway Gift Card – Maude Hilleshiem, Vinton
- $50 Fareway Gift Card – Troy Krug, Vinton
- $50 Walmart Gift Card – Joe Weber, Brandon
- $50 Walmart Gift Card – Sara Smith, Stanley
- $50 Walmart Gift Card – William Luebbers, Independence
- $50 Walmart Gift Card – Robert Hassler, Jesup
- $50 Walmart Gift Card – Mary Andrews, Independence
- $50 Walmart Gift Card – Lyle Eschweiler, Independence
- $50 Walmart Gift Card – Carl Evans, Vinton
- $50 Walmart Gift Card – John Ryherd, Fairbank
$100 Energy Credit winners for mail-in ballot for District 1, Benton area – Larry Koster, Blairstown and District 2, Buchanan area – John Vande Vorde, Stanley.