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.
|Jamie Ebbesmeyer, CCD
|Russ Thomas, CCD
|Bill Sonwalt, CCD
| Mike Van Maanen, CCD
|Michael Curtis, CCD
|Shera Dameron, CCD
|Bill Deichman, CCD
|Nancy Cobb, CCD
*CCD indicates achievement of the Credentialed Cooperative Director certificate.
Directors Achieve Credential in Today's Electric Utility Competencies
January 26, 2023 - CEC board members Michael Curtis and Bill Deichman recently received the Credentialed Cooperative Director certificate from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).
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:
- Director Duties and Liabilities
- Understanding the Electric Business
- Board Operations and Process
- Strategic Planning
- Financial Decision Making