Thumb Elects New Director, Re-elects Two, DeSimpelare Retires
Mike Briolat, newly elected Director of Sanilac County
Thumb Electric Cooperative (TEC), held its 78th Annual Meeting and Member Appreciation Day on June 13. About 800 people attended, which was highlighted by the election of three direc-tors and entertainment activities.
Re-elected were Donald Wolschleger (Huron County); and Jonathan Findlay, (Tuscola County). Newly elected to a three-year term was Mike Briolat (Sanilac County). Officers re-elected are Louis Wenzlaff, president; Donald Wolschleger, vice-president; Beth McDonald, secretary; and Randall Dhyse, treasurer.
General Manager Dallas Braun summarized for members that in 2014, TEC constructed over $3.9 million in new utility plant; facilitated the building of a 665 kw solar array that can produce energy for 100 homes; and began offering members the option to participate in the ACRE for Co-op Owners political action committee. Additionally, TEC has refunded a total of about $7 million in capital credits to members and started construction on over $4.5 million in electrical system upgrades for 2015.
Ed Smith, aide to Congresswoman Candice Miller; Derrick Mathis, regional manager to U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow; state Sen. Mike Green; and state Reps. Paul Muxlow and Ed Canfield were guest speakers at the meeting.
By MECA|2016-11-17T16:47:39-05:00June 22nd, 2015|MECA News|Comments Off on Thumb Elects New Director, Re-elects Two, DeSimpelare Retires