Monthly Archives: April 2018

Annual Meeting Board of Directors Election

EIEC’s Board of Directors is made up of co-op member/owners - just like you. They are tasked with setting the policies and guidelines that Eastern Illini’s management team then carries out. Each year, three of the nine positions on the board are up for election. Board terms are for three years.   Directorate District 3 Joel Hastings, Loda, Candidate Joel... Read More

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2018 Annual Meeting Proxy

1. Designate the EIEC member to whom you are assigning your proxy vote. Write that member’s name where it says INSERT NAME; 2. Date and sign the proxy; 3. Print your name and address; 4. Give the proxy to your designate to bring to the annual meeting.... Read More

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2018 Annual Meeting Sample Ballot

Cooperative Principle: DEMOCRATIC MEMBER CONTROL Cooperatives are democratic organizations controlled by their member/owners, who actively participate in setting policies and making decisions. Elected representatives are accountable to the membership. Cooperative member/owners have equal voting rights-one member, one vote. At each annual meeting of the members, directors shall be elected by secret written ballot by the members present in person or represented... Read More

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2018 Annual Meeting Held on June 7

On Thursday,, June 7, more than 1,000 members and their families (totaling over 2,000 people) attended Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative’s 31st Annual Meeting. The event was geared for family fun and featured several children’s activities, including bounce houses, an inflatable obstacle course, a petting zoo, miniature golf, and bucket truck demonstrations. Other entertainment included the Marvin Lee Band, and all... Read More

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Happy Administrative Professional Day!

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 is Administrative Professional Day! This holiday was created by the president of the National Secretaries Association – Mary Barrett – in the late 1940s and early 1950s. In 1952, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Charles Sawyer declared the first week of June to be Secretaries Week, and the Wednesday in that week to be Secretaries Day. In... Read More

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Join us in celebrating National Lineman Appreciation Day: April 9

Honoring Hard Work and Dedication Join us in celebrating National Lineman Appreciation Day Imagine waking up to a phone call in the middle of the night. Rain is coming down and wind is howling, but you’re ready and willing to brave the storm to do your job. This scenario is a reality for the linemen who serve Eastern Illini Electric... Read More

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