Indiana Electric Cooperatives (IEC) named Julie Strohmeier to its staff; she will serve as the association’s office coordinator. Strohmeier is responsible for the day-to-day office operations, including coordinating details for meetings, maintaining the association’s member communication database, and providing administrative …Read More.
Indiana Electric Cooperatives (IEC) named Corey M. Willis to its leadership team. Willis will serve as the association’s vice president of information services. Willis will lead the association’s internal information technology services, which will include implementing a learning management system …Read More.
Indiana’s electric cooperatives are celebrating Lineworker Appreciation Day Monday, April 9, and recognizing their line crews the month of April. “We honor the dedicated men and women who often perform their duties in dangerous conditions to keep the lights on,” …Read More.
Storms in Indiana can be unpredictable, and while many residents might think the dangers have receded once they pass, those at Indiana’s electric cooperatives know dangers can occur during the storm recovery period. Keeping your distance from downed power lines …Read More.
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.
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.
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 advises Hoosiers to learn the importance of having a reliable surge protector to safeguard their electronics. Surge protectors save electronics from power surges or increases in voltage significantly above the intended level in the flow of electricity. …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.