Gray, Rex retain board seats at GMECApril 26, 2013
Guernsey-Muskingum conducted its 76th annual meeting on Saturday, April 13 at Larry Miller Intermediate School in New Concord. A crowd estimated at over 1,000, including approximately 350 co-op members, turned out for food, fellowship, prizes and entertainment and to hear reports on the financial condition and progress of their not-for-profit electric cooperative.
Ed Bay, president of the board of directors, called the meeting to order at noon. Meadow Farm Church American Heritage Girls Troop OH0126 from Zanesville presented the colors. Salem United Methodist Church Pastor Roger Morrow gave the invocation.
Re-elected to three-year terms on the board of directors were Jim Rex of Blue Rock and Jay Gray of Tippecanoe. They were unopposed in balloting. Continuing their terms are Brian Hill of Zanesville, Duane Parks of New Concord, John Enos of Cambridge, Shirley Stutz of Lore City and Bay of Cumberland.
Bay reported on cooperative achievements during 2012. Jay Gray, secretary-treasurer, reported on the cooperative’s financial status. Jim Rex reported on the cooperative’s youth programs and introduced the winners of the annual Washington Youth Tour and scholarship programs.
In his report to the members, Jerry Kackley, general manager/CEO, discussed rates, happenings in the year 2012 and plans for 2013.
Entertainment was provided by The Y-City Barbershop Chorus. Children were entertained during the business meeting by magician Stephen Knight.
The reorganization meeting of the board of directors was held immediately following the Annual Meeting. Officers elected for the coming year were Ed Bay, president; Jim Rex, vice president; and Jay Gray, secretary-treasurer.
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