Bandera Electric Cooperative (BEC) held its 82nd Annual Meeting of the Membership virtually last Saturday. Nearly 400 members attended, with more than 45% being first-time attendees, according to a BEC press release.
Jeremy Diller was re-elected to District 4; Interim District 5 Director Annegreth Niemann was elected to a full term; Richard “Dick” Earnest was re-elected to District 6.
In presentations to the membership, CEO Bill Hetherington highlighted BEC’s vision of Reimagining Rural America, and BEC Board Vice Chairman Jeremy Diller presented a video introducing the board.
More than $10,000 in prizes and gift cards were distributed including the grand prize, a John Deere Zero-Turn Mower valued at more than $6,500. Member Theresa Helbert of Bandera won the grand prize donated by James Power Line Construction, DAS Underground Utilities, Pannell Tree Service, Schneider Engineering, Electricom Inc., K&S Electric and DAS Fiber.
Members who missed the meeting are invited to watch the recording of the 82nd Annual Meeting at BanderaElectric.com/AnnualMeeting.