2015 Annual Members’ Meeting a Success!

2015 Annual Members’ Meeting a Success!

2015 Annual Members’ Meeting a Success!

The Annual Members’ Meeting for Prince George Electric Cooperative (PGEC) was held on August 24, 2015. Before the business meeting, members took advantage of displays highlighting the savings of LED light bulbs, energy efficiency, and the recently launched SmartHub online account management tool. Children of all ages enjoyed having their photo taken with CFL Charlie.

After a Fried Chicken dinner, catered by Nixon’s, the business meeting began with a welcome by Chairman Paul Brown. Robert Hall, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, updated members on the good financial standing of the cooperative and excellent audit report received for 2014.

Manager of Energy Services, Glenn Horst, Jr., commented on the cooperative scholarship winner, Kaela Orr, and recognized the students who represented PGEC at the 2015 Washington Youth Tour including Kelsey Dunn. Ms. Dunn, from Prince George High School, informed the meeting attendees and board of the benefit of Youth Tour to her.

Mike Malandro took the helm of his first annual meeting as president and CEO by creating an inviting atmosphere of a chat with the members. His primary points were that PGEC was first about customer service, then safety and reliability, and the use of technology to provide members and employees with more efficient means of …….. Malandro then acknowledged what he called the “best group of employees anywhere.”

Before adjournment, the popular prize drawings were held with a variety of gift cards for local businesses. This year’s Proxy Prize winners of a $250 electric bill credit were: N. Wayne Daniel, Edna Hicks and Willie E. McCaffity. Grand Prize winners of the same electric bill credit were: M. E. Dubberly, Robert J. Vejnar, and Thomas E. Vaughan.

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