BEC 82nd Annual Meeting a Success


Bandera Electric Cooperative held its 82nd Annual Meeting of the Membership virtually on Saturday, August 14. Nearly 400 members attended, with more than 45% being first-time attendees.
The regular business of the meeting was conducted, including reading the director election results for directors from districts four, five and six. Jeremy Diller was re-elected to District 4, Interim District 5 Director Annegreth Niemann was elected to a full term and Richard "Dick" Earnest was re-elected to District 6.
In presentations to the membership, BEC CEO Bill Hetherington highlighted BEC’s vision of Reimagining Rural America, and BEC Board Vice Chairman Jeremy Diller presented a video introducing the board of directors.
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 from 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.
Of the more than 300 members surveyed after the meeting, 96% of members thought the meeting was good to excellent, and 93% thought the meeting format was good to very good. Members who missed the meeting are invited to watch the recording of the 82nd Annual Meeting at
Posted Wednesday, August 25, 2021