NASHVILLE – Indiana Electric Cooperatives CEO Tom VanParis appeared Monday on RFD-TV to discuss the important role electric cooperatives play in rural communities. He joined the CEOs from the Kentucky, Ohio and Georgia electric cooperative statewide associations, and a Tennessee distribution cooperative for …Read More.
Indiana Cooperatives in the News
Twelve lineworkers graduated Saturday from Indiana Electric Cooperatives’ apprenticeship program, Rural Electric Apprentice Program (REAP). REAP is a four-year program that professionally trains apprentice lineworkers from across Indiana. Graduates complete 576 hours of classroom-related study and 8,000 hours of on-the-job …Read More.
Johnson County REMC announced John W. Sturm as chief executive officer. Sturm will replace retiring CEO L. Chester Aubin. Read More.
The South Central Indiana REMC board of directors named James Tanneberger to succeed CEO Greg McKelfresh, who retires in January 2018 after 42 years at the cooperative. Read More.
Indiana’s electric cooperatives are sending crews and equipment to assist in the Hurricane Irma recovery efforts. The storm has created widespread property damage with more than 6 million without power in the southeastern part of the country. An estimated 60 …Read More.
Indiana Electric Cooperatives (IEC) named Deb Hunter and Ann Mears to its cooperative relations staff. As talent and career awareness partners, Hunter and Mears will help member electric cooperatives develop and implement programs to attract and retain talent, and will …Read More.
Devan Smith of Salem, Ind., will participate in the Youth Leadership Council (YLC) of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). He was selected to represent the state from the 107 Indiana student delegates who participated in the June …Read More.
Jackson County REMC is pleased to announce Nicole Ault, communications/public relations specialist, has earned recognition as a professional communicator in a national certification program offered by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). Nicole has met the requirements to become …Read More.
Indiana’s electric cooperatives are sponsoring 107 students on the Indiana Youth Tour June 8-15. Youth Tour provides young Hoosiers the opportunity to visit the nation’s capital, learn about government, experience American history and gain a better understanding about their electric …Read More.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb at a ceremonial event today signed Senate Enrolled Act 478, the Facilitating Internet Broadband Rural Expansion (FIBRE) Act. The legislation allows Indiana’s electric cooperatives to use existing overhead utility easements to extend fiber line for the …Read More.