Fourteen lineworkers to empower a global community for a better tomorrow Fourteen Indiana electric cooperative lineworkers will travel to Guatemala in late April as part of an international initiative to bring electricity to a developing area in Guatemala. “Project Indiana: …Read More.
Indiana Cooperatives in the News
John Cassady named CEO of Indiana Electric Cooperatives
Cassady to lead statewide electric cooperative trade association Indiana Electric Cooperatives’ (IEC) board of directors announced John Cassady as the association’s next chief executive officer. Currently executive vice president of member and stakeholder relations of Wabash Valley Power Alliance (WVPA), …Read More.
Indiana’s electric cooperatives to complete nearly 40 unique service projects
Cooperatives will volunteer time to a statewide community day of service initiative Indiana’s electric cooperatives will host the annual “Indiana’s Electric Cooperative Community Day” Friday, Oct. 14. Twenty-six of Indiana’s electric cooperatives will complete a project that meets a specific need within their service area. …Read More.
Emily Schilling named 2022 Tom Taylor Award recipient
Award recognizes outstanding contributions to electric cooperative member services Indiana Electric Cooperatives (IEC) named Emily Schilling the recipient of the 2022 Tom Taylor Award. Schilling, editor at IEC, was presented the award during the Marketing, Member Services and Communicators professional section …Read More.
Indiana Electric Cooperatives promotes Morris
Lena Morris named vice president of careers, culture and development Indiana Electric Cooperatives promoted Lena Morris to vice president of careers, culture and development. In this role, she will lead the association’s professional development, youth engagement, and cooperative career awareness …Read More.
Twenty-one graduate electric lineworker apprenticeship program
Twenty-one 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 612 hours of classroom-related study and 8,000 hours of on-the-job …Read More.
Indiana electric cooperatives respond to winter storm damage
Ten cooperatives send crews to storm-damaged Virginia Ten Indiana electric cooperatives sent crews and equipment to assist with the power restoration effort in Virginia after a winter storm moved through the state. Thirty electric cooperative lineworkers were dispatched to Rappahannock …Read More.
State launches Indiana Connectivity Program
The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs’ new Indiana Connectivity Program is open for Hoosier residents and businesses lacking high-speed internet connectivity. The purpose of the program is to connect potential customers with providers while assisting with the expense …Read More.
Cathy Racicot named 2021 Tom Taylor Award recipient
Award recognizes outstanding contributions to electric cooperative member services Indiana Electric Cooperatives named Cathy Racicot the recipient of the 2021 Tom Taylor Award. Racicot, communications manager and member service supervisor at Harrison REMC, was presented the award during the Marketing, Member …Read More.
Carman joins Indiana Electric Cooperatives
Lauren Carman named communication coordinator Indiana Electric Cooperatives (IEC) named Lauren Carman to its communication team. She will serve as the association’s communication coordinator. Carman will be responsible for planning, creating and executing communication projects for IEC and its member cooperatives. …Read More.