| Wabash County REMC Holds 76th Annual Meeting
Nearly 800 people attended the 76th Annual Meeting, held March 26, 2012 in the Honeywell Ford Theater.
In his speech to the members, Board President Steven Byerly focused on the future of the REMC as well as continued commitment to the members and community the REMC serves. Mr. Byerly said “We live in the present, but prepare for the future. We consider all areas of the co-op for improvement and efficiency while maintaining our local presence to serve you, our members.”
Rob Pearson, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), focused on two of the seven cooperative principles: Concern for Community and Cooperation Among Cooperatives and stated, “It is our commitment to the community and our ability to work with and share services with other local cooperatives that will allow us to maintain our high level of reliability and outstanding member service going into the future.”
During the business meeting, the membership elected two directors to serve three-year terms on the Board of Directors. D’Ann Stouffer was elected to represent district five, and Gene Bowman was elected to represent district seven.
Again this year, Wabash County REMC offered $500 scholarships. Names were randomly drawn from the 117 entrants. This year’s winners include:
Throughout the meeting drawings for cash awards were conducted. The $200 grand prize winner was Teresa Miller.
The evening’s entertainment was provided by Spike and the Bulldogs.
Wabash County REMC Board of Director officers for the coming year will be: Steven Byerly, President; D’Ann Stouffer, Vice President; Gene Bowman, Secretary, and Max Highley, Asst. Secretary.