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 SAVE THE DATE! - April 27, 2024

 

LREC is happy to announce the milestone of our 75th Annual Meeting of the membership, scheduled for April 27th. Save the date and mark your calendar for your Co-op Annual Meeting! The meeting will be on the last Saturday of April, at Hulbert Public Schools (316 Rider Ln, Hulbert, OK 74441). This year marks our 75th year anniversary. Members who attend will receive an anniversary coffee mug as a co-op gift, marking 75 years of service!

Each member account registered will also receive a $30 electric credit and have their name entered into a raffle for cash prizes totaling $3,500 after the Annual Meeting. The membership will vote on two open board seats in an in-person drive-through format. Please bring your bill for quick registration.

We will also have a business meeting at the Hulbert School Auditorium at 1:00 p.m. for our CEO to update the members on co-op financials. NO PRIZES will be presented at this business meeting. This will only consist of the co-op financials.

LREC’s success depends on guidance from its Board of Trustees, consisting of seven democratically elected individuals from the membership. The board governs the cooperative by setting strategic goals, rates, and cooperative policies.

If you or a passenger in your vehicle have medical conditions or have difficulty spending an extended amount of time in a vehicle, please take precautions accordingly. We have planned for the traffic to flow as quickly as possible. 

As we embark on this milestone year, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to every member and the cooperative which has been shaping success and driving LREC forward. Together, let’s celebrate 75 years of providing our members safe, reliable, and competitive services for today and tomorrow.

 

 

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Official notice & Agenda

 

Grand Prize - $1,000 Cash
 
First Prize - $500 Cash
 
Second Prize - $250 Cash
 
Several other cash prizes

 

 

2024 Board of Directors Election | Two Open Seats

Scott Manes

Scott Manes, a native of Hulbert, proudly graduated from Hulbert High School in 1985. His passion for craftsmanship led him to pursue four years of trade school, where he honed his skills as a sheet metal worker. Scott is also a cattle rancher in Cherokee County and owns several small businesses, most notably Triple J. Equipment in Hulbert. These businesses have become a cornerstone of the local economy. Family is at the heart of Scott’s life. He shares his journey with his wife of 35 years, Brigette, and takes immense pride in fathering three daughters who inspire him daily, four grandchildren, and a new grandbaby on the way. Scott’s commitment to community service is exemplified by his longstanding tenure on the Lake Region Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees since 2009. He has earned credentials as a Cooperative Trustee, Board Leadership Certification, and Director Gold Credentials from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). Scott is a Board Member and on the Internal Communications Committee at OAEC. He has played an active role in guiding the cooperative through changes in the electric utility industry. Scott currently serves as President of the LREC Board of Directors and has been a lifelong LREC Member since 1989. His dedication to the cooperative’s success remains unwavering.

Jack Teague

Jack Teague is a dedicated and lifelong Hulbert resident and a proud graduate of Hulbert High School. Jack had a career spanning 25 years of dedication to his communities and experience as owner/operator of Jack’s Muffler Shop and ten years as owner/operator of Jack’s Auto Parts. Jack’s passion for community service and commitment to cooperative principles shine through his tenure on the Lake Region Electric Cooperative Board. Since 2000, he has been a trusted steward of the cooperative’s mission, advocating tirelessly for the interests of its members and ensuring access to essential services. Jack has earned credentials as a Cooperative Trustee and Board Leadership Certification awarded by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).

Stanley Young

Stanley Young has over four decades of experience in the electric utility industry, having worked for LREC. Stanley began his career with LREC in November 1972 as a lineman and worked up the ranks over the years. He left LREC in December 1978 to attend NSU but returned to the company in May 1978 as a staking tech in the engineering department. He held various other roles at LREC, including safety coordinator and economic development specialist. Stanley returned to NSU, got a Bachelor of Business Administration, and became LREC’s Marketing Supervisor in 1997 and held this position for 21 years before retiring from LREC with over 40 years of service. Stanley would like to represent the members on the Board of Directors. Currently, Stanley is employed by Mark Hodson State Farm as a Multiple Line Representative of Insurance.