Annual Meeting

You’re Invited!


Please join Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative on Saturday, August 11 at 8:30 a.m. for our Annual Meeting of Members, hosted at the Lynn Center on The University of Rio Grande’s campus. The event will be highlighted with a pancake brunch, Holzer health fair and Mark Wood Fun Show. The business meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. with door prize giveaways immediately following.  There will be gifts for members in attendance, including backpacks for the children at the conclusion.

Voting – As a member, you are an integral part of the voting process for board trustees. You will be voting for three trustee positions this year.

Your registration card can be found on the back of the August Ohio Cooperative Living Magazine. This card must be presented at the door to register, be eligible for prizes, and receive a $5.00 credit on your electric bill. We look forward to seeing you!

Annual Meeting of Members

Saturday, August 11, 2018, at University of Rio Grande

Lyne Center, Rio Grande, Ohio


8:30-10:30 Registration
Health Fair — Holzer Medical Center
Pancake BrunchElection of Trustees (3)
9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. The Mark Wood Fun Show  
10:30 a.m. Call to Order / Meeting to Commence David Lester
  Invocation Derek Stump
  Pledge of Allegiance Scholarship & Youth Tour winners
  Reading of 'Notice Of Meeting' Robert Miller
  Reading of 'Certificate of Mailing' Robert Miller
  Approval Of Minutes, 2017 Meeting Robert Miller
  Introductions of Trustees and Manager David Lester


    • Employees
      Scholarship Winners
      Washington Youth Tour Winners
Tonda Meadows
  Board/Management Report David R. Lester / Tonda Meadows
  Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives/BPI Bill Roberts, VP, Finance/CFO
  Unfinished Business Robert Miller
  New Business Robert Miller
  Call for motion to adjourn Robert Miller
  Adult Door Prize Drawing  

Adult Door Prize Drawings

(Must be present to win)

*Six (6) gift certificates for $50 off Electric Bill*

**Two (2) gift certificates for 1/2 hog each (from Jackson County Fair)**

***Two (2) Chest Freezers***

Door prizes will include many gifts from area vendors who appreciate serving the needs of Buckeye REC members throughout the year.

Please bring registration card for drawing and $5 credit on utility bill.

Directions to the University of Rio Grande on back cover


Trustee positions in the following districts will be elected at the Buckeye Rural Electric

Cooperative 2018 Annual Meeting scheduled for Saturday, August 11, 2018, at the University

of Rio Grande. Nominated pursuant to the Code of Regulations:


District I – Lawrence County

David R. Lester (incumbent)

298 Township Road 251 N

South Point, OH 45680

James Herrell (by petition)

238 Township Road 101

Willow Wood, OH 45696


District III – Jackson County

Dennis L. Blakeman (incumbent)

1666 Cherry Fork Road

Oak Hill, OH 45656


District IV – Athens, Meigs, Vinton counties

William “Bill” Holcomb (incumbent)

37244 Ogdin Road

Albany, OH 45710

Gregory Howard (by petition)

41329 Gibson Ridge Road

Albany, OH  45710