The service area is divided into nine districts, each represented by a board director who serves a three-year term. The board is a governing body of the Cooperative. Acting as a group, they establish the policies by which the Cooperative is operated, review all activities of the Cooperative, attend training courses and other Cooperative program-related meetings in order to carry out their duties and responsibilities as directors.

 District 1  Monroe County Jamie Ebbesmeyer, CCD President
 District 2  Monroe County  Russ Thomas, CCD Treasurer
 District 3  Audrain County  Bill Sonwalt, CCD  Director
 District 4  Audrain County  Mike Van Maanen, CCD
Vice President
 District 5  Audrain County Michael Curtis, CCD  Director
 District 6  Audrain County Shera Dameron, CCD
 District 7  Pike County Patty Fisher Director
 District 8  Montgomery County Bill Deichman, CCD Director
 District 9  Montgomery County Nancy Cobb, CCD Director

*CCD indicates achievement of the Credentialed Cooperative Director certificate.

An ever-changing business environment has imposed new demands on electric cooperative directors, requiring increased knowledge of changes in the electric utility business, new governance skills and a solid knowledge of the cooperative principles and business model. Consolidated Electric Cooperative directors have made a commitment to work through NRECA to sharpen this body of knowledge for the benefit of their electric cooperative member-owners. 

The NRECA Credentialed Cooperative Director (CCD) program requires attendance and demonstrated understaning of the basic competencies contained in five core courses:

  1. Director Duties and Liabilities
  2. Understanding the Electric Business
  3. Board Operations and Process
  4. Strategic Planning
  5. Financial Decision Making