When Mark McKinney was named president and CEO at Jackson County REMC 10 years ago, he recalls his board president telling him, “We didn’t hire you for the 95% of the decisions that need to be made at the co-op; …Read More.
Achievers™ is a life-changing program designed to help leaders develop a deeper understanding of their personal strengths, weaknesses and motivations. Indiana Electric Cooperatives offers this cornerstone program of the Bell Leadership Institute to executive leaders, supervisors and thosereferred by their …Read More.
Rural Electric Leaders In Training Exchange (RELITE) is an exclusive, two-year professional program for employees of Indiana’s electric cooperatives. Since 1994, over 300 individuals have graduated from the program and have transformed into better leaders and communicators in the process. …Read More.
Cooperative is more than a word to Clark County REMC. The member-owned electric cooperative in southern Indiana believes in collaboration and wants to empower its employees, partners and consumers, CEO Jason Clemmons said. In 2022, Clark County REMC and its …Read More.
Two Indiana electric cooperatives recognized the need to develop and retain their current employees to keep up with the rapid pace of change in the electric cooperative industry,. Faced with high retirement rates, the loss of great institutional knowledge, and …Read More.
Cooperative Career Awareness, Job Shadows and Internships Ryan Stuthers pursued an electrical engineering degree when he went to Anderson University, although he wasn’t sure what type of electrical engineer he wanted to be. “There are a lot of avenues you …Read More.
SIX NEW INDIANA ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE CEOS SHARE THEIR REFLECTIONS Electric cooperatives are known for stability — not just with rates but with their workforce. Longevity is something for which the cooperative workforce is known: Three-year employees are still considered “rookies …Read More.
Orange County REMC CULTURE SHOW: HOW A COOPERATIVE CHANGED ITS APPROACH TO SAFETY The accidental death of lineman Brent Minton in October 2012 hit Orange County REMC hard. In a way, the REMC went through the same kind of fundamental …Read More.
Co-ops meet the challenge of canceled youth programs The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted all aspects of our professional and personal lives to some measure. Perhaps the greatest upheavals and challenges have been within families with children still in the household. Many …Read More.
Clark County REMC Finding individuals with the work ethic and skills to succeed as electric cooperative lineworkers is an ongoing, never-ending task. The relationship between lineworkers and their employers is symbiotic. Much is asked of lineworkers. They might be asked …Read More.