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Tilton wins Glenn English Scholarship

Tilton NRECA has announced that Laurel Tilton has won a $1,000 Glenn English Scholarship this year. The award is one of five awards for students who have shown a commitment to the Seven Cooperative...

OEC’s Zavislan retires

Ohio's Electric Cooperatives President & CEO Pat O'Loughlin, Mark Zavislan, and Director of Safety & Loss Control Dwight Miller Mark Zavislan, safety and loss control consultant, ended a 17-year...

Matheson takes over as CEO of NRECA

Matheson Jim Matheson, the former seven-term Utah congressman, begins his tenure today as CEO of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). Matheson was selected for the position last...

OEC’s Rhodes prepares for philanthropic trip to Mount Kilimanjaro

Rhodes Samantha Rhodes, associate editor of Country Living, will soon be embarking on a trek up Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, to raise $30,000 for the NRECA International...

“Pokémon Go” Interactive Game Poses Safety Threat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Patrick Higgins 614.430.7872 phiggins@ohioec.org COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives issued a warning today regarding the hazards posed by the popular...

Hancock-Wood announces election results and member satisfaction score

From left to right: Tom Dierksheide, Dave Corbin, and Glen Miller take the oath of office administered by attorney Bret Spaeth. On June 11, Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative welcomed nearly 2,000...

Garry Mbiad begins new position at NRECA International

Garry Mbiad, former CEO of Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative (GMEC), has taken a new position at NRECA International as a management advisor. He is currently en route to Caracol, Haiti, where he will be...

Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives welcomes new associate editor

Samantha Rhodes, our 2015 summer communications intern, joined the Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives communications team earlier this week as associate editor of Country Living magazine. In her new position,...

Eileen Gabel, retired North Central trustee, passes away

Gabel North Central Electric Cooperative is mourning the loss of retired board member Eileen Gabel, who passed away Friday at the age of 74. Gabel of Tiffin (Liberty Township) served 18 years on the...

NRECA Names Former U.S. Rep. Jim Matheson New CEO

Matheson The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) announced that former U.S. Rep. Jim Matheson has been selected to serve as NRECA’s 6th chief executive officer. Matheson will succeed...