DIRECTORS' NOTES & STATISTICS

DIRECTORS’ NOTES

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of Intercounty Electric Cooperative Association was held Friday, September 23, 2022, with the following directors in attendance: Matthew A. Duncan, Samuel S. Auxier, Tom Fleener, James R. Swindell, Doyle E. Bradford, Charles M. Manier, Michael H. Smith, Gina Zervos and Angela L. Mallery.  The meeting was also attended by Chief Executive Officer Doug Lane, Assistant Secretary Jill Stoner, Attorney Christiaan D. Horton, Director of Operations Charles Hicks, Interim Director of Engineering Dalton Clayton, Director of Accounting and Finance Sarah Akers, Director of Member Services Karen McNew, Director of Communications Heather Satterfield, Director of Human Resources Amy Smith, Director of Information Technology Michael Weakly and Safety and Loss Control Specialist Alan Quick.

In addition to regular business the Board of Directors:

Approved the St. James Livestock Fair Auction Bid; approved distribution of Sharing Success funds to local food pantries; approved insurance renewal rates for 2023 with United Health Care as the administrator, HCC as the Stop Loss Carrier, and The Hartford to provide short and long-term disability coverage; approved 29 capital credit assignments to their designated assignees; approved the Surplus Vehicle sale to be held in November 2022; approved the quarterly pension plan payment; adopted the 5 Year Hazard Mitigation Plan; appointed Doyle Bradford as the CFC voting delegate and James R. Swindell as the alternate for the October 2022 CFC District Meeting; and approved establishment of cash accounts for grants.

A special board meeting was held Wednesday, September 28, 2022, with the following directors in attendance: Matthew A. Duncan, Samuel S. Auxier, Tom Fleener, James R. Swindell, Doyle Bradford, Charles M. Manier, Michael H. Smith, Gina Zervos, and Angela L. Mallery. The special board meeting was also attended by Chief Executive Officer Doug Lane, Assistant Secretary Jill Stoner, Attorney Christiaan D. Horton, Director of Operations Charles Hicks, Interim Director of Engineering Dalton Clayton, Director of Accounting and Finance Sarah Akers, Director of Member Services Karen McNew, Director of Communications Heather Satterfield, Director of Human Resources Amy Smith, Director of Information Technology Michael Weakly and Safety and Loss Control Specialist Alan Quick. During the special meeting, the Cost of Service Study results were presented by Fisher Arnold and the Broadband Feasibility Study results were presented by NRTC.

Other meetings attended by the Directors and Chief Executive Officer during September were: the AMEC Executive Committee Meeting attended by Samuel S. Auxier; AMEC Managers Conference attended by Doug Lane; NRECA Director Courses attended by Angela L. Mallery; and Insurance Committee Meeting attended by Matthew A. Duncan, Tom Fleener, Samuel S. Auxier, Angela L. Mallery and Doug Lane.

 

September Statistics

DIRECTORS’ NOTES

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of Intercounty Electric Cooperative Association was held Friday, August 26, 2022, with the following directors in attendance: Matthew A. Duncan, Samuel S. Auxier, Tom Fleener, James R. Swindell, Doyle E. Bradford, Charles M. Manier, Michael H. Smith, Gina Zervos, and Angela L. Mallery. The meeting was also attended by Chief Executive Officer Doug Lane, Assistant Secretary Jill Stoner, Attorney Christiaan D. Horton, Director of Operations Charles Hicks, Interim Director of Engineering Dalton Clayton, Director of Accounting and Finance Sarah Akers, Director of Member Services Karen McNew, Director of Communications Heather Satterfield, Director of Human Resources Amy Smith, Director of Information Technology Michael Weakly, and Director of Safety and Loss Control/Right of Way Alan Quick.

In addition to regular business the Board of Directors: Approved continuing with The Whitlock Company as the cooperative’s external audit company; approved renewing the United Healthcare Silver Sneakers Supplement and Prescription Drug insurance plan for 2023; approved 24 capital credit assignments to their designated assignees; approved the purchase of the Cooperative’s leased electric vehicle; approved pursuing additional information on the Online Utility Exchange; approved issuance of a letter of support for the incubator project.

Other meetings attended by the Directors and Chief Executive Officer during the month of August were: AMEC Board Meeting attended by Samuel S. Auxier and Doug Lane; AMEC Regulatory Compliance Committee Meeting attended by Doug Lane; the Intercounty Charitable and Educational Foundation Annual Meeting attended by Matthew A. Duncan, Samuel S. Auxier, Tom Fleener, James R. Swindell, Doyle E. Bradford, Charles M. Manier, Michael H. Smith, Gina Zervos, Angela L. Mallery, Doug Lane and Christiaan D. Horton; and the Intercounty Charitable and Educational Foundation Board Meeting attended by Doug Lane and Christiaan D. Horton.

 

August Statistics

DIRECTORS’ NOTES

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of Intercounty Electric Cooperative Association was held Friday, July 29, 2022, with the following directors in attendance: Matthew A. Duncan, Samuel S. Auxier, Tom Fleener, James R. Swindell, Doyle E. Bradford, Michael H. Smith, Angela L. Mallery, Charles Manier, and Gina Zervos.  The meeting was also attended by Chief Executive Officer Doug Lane, Assistant Secretary Jill Stoner, Attorney Christiaan D. Horton, Director of Operations Charles Hicks, Interim Director of Engineering Dalton Clayton, Director of Accounting and Finance Sarah Akers, Director of Member Services Karen McNew, Director of Communications Heather Satterfield, Director of Human Resources Amy Smith, Director of Information Technology Michael Weakly and Safety and Loss Control Specialist Alan Quick.

In addition to regular business the Board of Directors: Approved 44 capital credit assignments to their designated assignees; Reviewed Policy #106 relating to Director Duties and Standards of Conduct; approved closing offices for All Employee training day September 26; approved closure of bank accounts with US Bank; approved banking agreements and resolutions; approved a restatement of the terms for the NRECA 401K Retirement Plan; approved an amendment to the Retirement Plan to comply with the SECURE Act; approved a request to add to the 2022 Pole Replacement Contract; and set the 2023 Annual Meeting date for Friday, June 23, 2023.

Other meetings attended by the Directors and Chief Executive Officer during the month of July were: the AMEC Executive Committee/Strategic Planning meeting attended by Samuel S. Auxier; the Succession Planning director course attended by Angela L. Mallery and Charles Manier; the AMEC Directors’ Conference attended by Doyle Bradford, Charles Manier, Samuel S. Auxier, and Matthew A. Duncan; the District V meeting attended by Samuel S. Auxier; and the Sho-Me board meeting attended by Matthew A. Duncan and Doug Lane.

 

July Statistics

       

DIRECTORS’ NOTES

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of Intercounty Electric Cooperative Association was held June 17, 2022, with the following directors in attendance: Matthew A. Duncan, Richard H. Ichord, III, Tom Fleener, James R. Swindell, Doyle E. Bradford, James E. White, Michael H. Smith, Samuel S. Auxier and Angela L. Mallery.  The meeting was also attended by Chief Executive Officer Doug Lane, Assistant Secretary Jill Stoner, and Attorney Christiaan D. Horton.

In addition to regular business the Board of Directors: approved 12 capital credit assignments to their designated assignees; approved the quarterly pension plan payment; approved an Auxiliary expense request; and approved directors Samuel S. Auxier, Doyle E. Bradford, Tom Fleener, and James R. Swindell to attend the Region 8 Meeting.

The re-organizational meeting of the Board of Directors of Intercounty Electric Cooperative Association was held June 24, 2022 with the following directors in attendance: Matthew A. Duncan, Gina Zervos, Tom Fleener, Doyle E. Bradford, Charles M. Manier, Samuel S. Auxier, Michael H. Smith, James R. Swindell and Angela L. Mallery.  The meeting was also attended by Attorney Christiaan D. Horton.

During the re-organizational meeting the Board of Directors elected Matthew A. Duncan as President, Samuel S. Auxier as Vice President, Tom Fleener as Secretary-Treasurer, and Jill Stoner as Assistant Secretary; and approved the sale of real estate.

Other meetings attended by the Directors, Chief Executive Officer, and Attorney during June were: the AMEC Managers’ Conference attended by Doug Lane; the AMEC Board meeting attended by Samuel S. Auxier and Doug Lane; the IECA Annual Meeting attended by Matthew A. Duncan, Richard H. Ichord, III, Tom Fleener, James R. Swindell, Doyle E. Bradford, James E. White, Michael H. Smith, Samuel S. Auxier, Angela L. Mallery, Doug Lane and Attorney Horton; and the Sho-Me Board meeting attended by Matthew A. Duncan and Doug Lane.

June Statistics

DIRECTORS’ NOTES

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of Intercounty Electric Cooperative Association was held Friday, May 27, 2022, with the following directors in attendance: Matthew A. Duncan, Richard H. Ichord, III, Tom Fleener, James R. Swindell, Doyle E. Bradford, James E. White, Michael H. Smith, Samuel S. Auxier and Angela L. Mallery.

The meeting was also attended by Chief Executive Officer Doug Lane, Assistant Secretary Jill Stoner, Attorney Christiaan D. Horton, Director of Operations Charles Hicks, Director of Engineering Brian Nelson, Director of Accounting and Finance Sarah Akers, Director of Member Services Karen McNew, Director of, Director of Human Resources Amy Smith, Director of Information Technology Michael Weakly and Safety and Loss Control Specialist/ROW Coordinator Alan Quick.

In addition to regular business the Board of Directors: approved 19 capital credit assignments to their designated assignees; approved participation in the CFC System Integrity Fund for FY2023; approved membership to the Missouri State Fair Foundation; Elected Samuel S. Auxier as the AMEC State Board Member and Annual Meeting Voting Delegate and Doug Lane as the Alternate State Board Member and Alternate Annual Meeting Voting Delegate; Elected Matthew A. Duncan as the Sho-Me Power Electric Cooperative Attorney in Fact to succeed James E. White upon his retirement; set the date for the Foundation Annual Meeting; and Approved replacement of Information Technology Infrastructure Hardware

Other meetings attended by the Directors and Chief Executive Officer during May were: The NRECA Legislative Conference attended by Samuel S. Auxier, Tom Fleener, and Doug Lane; the Associated Electric Annual Meeting attended by Samuel S. Auxier, Doyle E. Bradford, Matthew A. Duncan, Tom Fleener, Richard H. Ichord III, Doug Lane, and James E. White; the AMEC Executive Committee meeting attended by Samuel S. Auxier; the District V meeting attended by Samuel S. Auxier and Doug Lane; the Sho-Me Power Annual meeting and the AECI Update meeting attended by Samuel S. Auxier, Doyle E. Bradford, Matthew A. Duncan, Tom Fleener, Richard H. Ichord III, Doug Lane, and James E. White; and the Sho-Me Board meeting attended by Doug Lane and James E. White.

 

May Statistics

DIRECTORS’ NOTES

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of Intercounty Electric Cooperative Association was held Friday, April 22, 2022, with the following directors in attendance: Matthew A. Duncan, Richard H. Ichord, III, Tom Fleener, James R. Swindell, Doyle E. Bradford, James E. White, Michael H. Smith, Samuel S. Auxier and Angela L. Mallery.

The meeting was also attended by Chief Executive Officer Doug Lane, Assistant Secretary Jill Stoner, Director of Operations Charles Hicks, Director of Engineering Brian Nelson, Director of Accounting and Finance Sarah Akers, Director of Member Services Karen McNew, Director of Communications Heather Satterfield, Director of Human Resources Amy Smith, Director of Information Technology Michael Weakly and Safety and Loss Control Specialist Alan Quick. Attorney Christiaan D. Horton attended via teleconference.

 

In addition to regular business the Board of Directors: approved 28 capital credit assignments to their designated assignees; approved the patronage capital allocation for 2021; designated Angela Mallery as the CFC and NCSC voting delegate and Doug Lane as the alternate; approved 219s and Special Equipment summaries; reviewed the Language Access Plan; approved Banking Resolutions and Agreements; and approved a change order for the Solo Substation Radio Tower.

 

Other meetings attended by the Directors and Chief Executive Officer during April were: The Sho-Me Board Meeting attended by James E. White and Doug Lane; The AMEC Board meeting attended by Samuel S. Auxier and Doug Lane; NRECA Directors’ Conference attended by Doyle E. Bradford; and the NRECA Board Leadership Director Course attended by Samuel S. Auxier and Michael H. Smith.

 

April Statistics

 

 

DIRECTORS’ NOTES

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of Intercounty Electric Cooperative Association was held on Friday, March 25, 2022, with the following directors in attendance: Matthew A. Duncan, Richard H. Ichord, III, Tom Fleener, James R. Swindell, Doyle E. Bradford, James E. White, Michael H. Smith, Samuel S. Auxier and Angela L. Mallery.

The meeting was also attended by Chief Executive Officer Doug Lane, Assistant Secretary Jill Stoner, Attorney Christiaan D. Horton, Director of Operations Charles Hicks, Director of Engineering Brian Nelson, Director of Accounting and Finance Sarah Akers, Director of Member Services Karen McNew, Director of Communications Heather Satterfield, Director of Human Resources Amy Smith, Director of Information Technology Michael Weakly.

In addition to regular business the Board of Directors: approved 28 capital credit assignments to their designated assignees; approved the 2021 financial audit; approved the quarterly pension payment; approved James R. Swindell’s attendance of the 2022 Summer School; approved Tom Fleener’s attendance of the 2022 Legal Seminar; and appointed James E. White as the Sho-Me Power voting delegate and Doug Lane as alternate.

Other meetings attended by the Directors and Chief Executive Officer during March were: AMEC Executive Committee Meeting attended by Samuel S. Auxier; the Sho-Me Board Meeting attended by James E. White and Doug Lane; the District V meeting attended by Samuel S. Auxier and Doug Lane; and NRECA Annual Meeting attended by Doug Lane.

 

 

 

March Statistics

DIRECTORS’ NOTES

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of Intercounty Electric Cooperative Association was held February 25, 2022, with the following directors in attendance: Matthew A. Duncan, Richard H. Ichord, III, James R. Swindell, Tom Fleener, Doyle E. Bradford, James E. White, Michael H. Smith, Samuel S. Auxier, and Angela L. Mallery.

The meeting was also attended by Chief Executive Officer Doug Lane, Assistant Secretary Jill Stoner, Attorney Christiaan D. Horton, Director of Operations Charles Hicks, Director of Engineering Brian Nelson, Director of Accounting and Finance Sarah Akers, Director of Member Services Karen McNew, Director of Communications Heather Satterfield, Director of Human Resources Amy Smith, Director of Information Technology Michael Weakly and Safety and Loss Control Specialist Alan Quick.

 

In addition to regular business the Board of Directors: approved 80 capital credit assignments to their designated assignees; appointed five election tellers for the 2022 Annual Meeting; appointed Jill Stoner as Assistant Secretary for the Board of Directors; approved the Internet Banking Resolution and other Banking Agreements; and designated Angela L. Mallery as the CRC voting delegate and Doug Lane as the alternate.

Other meetings attended by the Directors and Chief Executive Officer during February were: The Sho-Me Board Meeting attended by James E. White and Doug Lane; the AMEC Board Meeting attended by Samuel S. Auxier and Doug Lane; the Audit/Finance Committee meeting attended by Samuel S. Auxier, Tom Fleener, Angela L. Mallery, and Matthew A. Duncan; and the State Legislative Conference attended by Tom Fleener, Samuel S. Auxier, and Doug Lane.

 

February Statistics

DIRECTORS’ NOTES

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of Intercounty Electric Cooperative Association was held January 21, 2022, with the following directors in attendance: Matthew A. Duncan, Richard H. Ichord, III, Tom Fleener, James R. Swindell, Doyle E. Bradford, James E. White, Michael H. Smith, Samuel S. Auxier and Angela Mallery. The meeting was also attended by Chief Executive Officer Doug Lane, Assistant Secretary Allie Honeyfield, Attorney Christiaan D. Horton, Director of Operations Charles Hicks, Director of Engineering Brian Nelson, Director of Accounting and Finance Sarah Akers, Director of Member Services Karen McNew, Director of Communications Heather Satterfield, Director of Human Resources Amy Smith, Director of Information Technology Michael Weakly and Safety and Loss Control Specialist Alan Quick.

 

In addition to regular business the Board of Directors: approved a Bylaw Amendment Proposal for the 2022 Annual Meeting ballot; accepted the Cost of Service bid from Fisher Arnold; approved 78 capital credit assignments to their designated assignees; authorized banking signers; set the Nominating Committee date for March 29, 2022; appointed the Nominating Committee members; approved a corporate contribution to the AMECPAC; approved the expenditures associated with the Auxiliary dinner meeting to be held in April 2022; approved Tom Fleener, Samuel S. Auxier and Doug Lane to attend the NRECA Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. May 2022; and approved the all employee training day to be held in September 2022.

A special board meeting was held January 27, 2022 with the following directors in attendance: Matthew A. Duncan, Richard H. Ichord, III, Tom Fleener, James R. Swindell James E. White, Michael H. Smith, Samuel S. Auxier and Angela L. Mallery. The special board meeting was also attended by Chief Executive Officer Doug Lane and Attorney Christiaan D. Horton. During the special meeting, personnel matters were discussed.

Other meetings attended by the Directors and Chief Executive Officer during January were: The Sho-Me Board Meeting attended by James E. White and Doug Lane; the District V Meeting attended by Samuel S. Auxier and Doug Lane; the CEO Close Up Conference attended by Doug Lane; the AMEC Executive Committee attended by Samuel S. Auxier; and the State Legislative Conference attended by Samuel S. Auxier, Tom Fleener and Doug Lane.

 

January Statistics

DIRECTORS’ NOTES

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of Intercounty Electric Cooperative Association was held December 17, 2021, with the following directors in attendance: Matthew A. Duncan, Richard H. Ichord, III, Tom Fleener, James R. Swindell, Doyle E. Bradford, James E. White, Michael H. Smith, Samuel S. Auxier and Angela L. Mallery.  The meeting was also attended by Chief Executive Officer Doug Lane, Assistant Secretary Allie Honeyfield, Attorney Christiaan D. Horton, Director of Operations Charles Hicks, Director of Engineering Brian Nelson, Director of Accounting and Finance Sarah Akers, Director of Member Services Karen McNew, Director of Communications Heather Satterfield, Director of Human Resources Amy Smith, Director of Information Technology Michael Weakly and Safety and Loss Control Specialist Alan Quick.

 

In addition to regular business the Board of Directors: approved Policy #104 Board Member Compensation for Service; approved a Bylaw Amendment Proposal for the 2022 Annual Meeting ballot; approved the Projected Budget for Fiscal Year 2022; approved the 2022 Fee Schedule; approved the 2022 Rebate Program; approved 12 capital credit assignments to their designated assignees; approved the quarterly pension plan payment; certified Angela L. Mallery as the NRTC voting delegate and Doug Lane as the alternate; approved contribution to the NRECA International Foundation; and approved the 2022 IECA Annual Meeting details.

Other meetings attended by the Directors and Chief Executive Officer during December were:  The Sho-Me Board Meeting attended by James E. White and Doug Lane; the AMEC Board Meeting attended by Samuel S. Auxier and Doug Lane; the NRECA Director Winter School attended by Matthew A. Duncan, Doyle E. Bradford, Samuel S. Auxier, James R. Swindell, and Angela L. Mallery; and the CFC Key Ratio training attended by Matthew A. Duncan, Richard H. Ichord, III, Tom Fleener, James R. Swindell, Doyle E. Bradford, James E. White, Michael H. Smith, Samuel S. Auxier,  Angela L. Mallery and Doug Lane.

 

December Statistics

 

DIRECTORS’ NOTES

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of Intercounty Electric Cooperative Association was held November 30, 2021, with the following directors in attendance: Matthew A. Duncan, Richard H. Ichord, III, Tom Fleener, James R. Swindell, Doyle E. Bradford, James E. White, Michael H. Smith, Samuel S. Auxier and Angela L. Mallery.

The meeting was also attended by Chief Executive Officer Doug Lane, Assistant Secretary Allie Honeyfield, Attorney Christiaan D. Horton, Director of Operations Charles Hicks, Director of Engineering Brian Nelson, Director of Accounting and Finance Sarah Akers, Director of Member Services Karen McNew, Director of Communications Heather Satterfield, Director of Human Resources Amy Smith, Director of Information Technology Michael Weakly and Safety and Loss Control Specialist Alan Quick.

In addition to regular business the Board of Directors: approved 29 capital credit assignments to their designated assignees; approved a Revolving Loan application; approved Doug Lane to attend the 2022 NRECA PowerXchange; certified Doug Lane as the NRECA Voting Delegate and James R. Swindell as the alternate; approved Tom Fleener, James R. Swindell and Doyle E. Bradford to attend the Directors’ Conference in Austin, Texas in April 2022; approved Doug Lane to attend the 2022 NRECA CEO Close Up Conference; reviewed the 2021 ERP Tabletop Drill; approved Radio Tower bid; and approved Policy #801 Audit of Cooperative Records.

Other meetings attended by the Directors and Chief Executive Officer during November were:  The AECI Fall Managers’ Meeting attended by Doug Lane; the Sho-Me Board Meeting attended by James E. White and Doug Lane; the District V meeting attended by Samuel S. Auxier and Doug Lane; and NRECA Director Courses attended by James R. Swindell, Doyle E. Bradford and Samuel S. Auxier.

November Statistics

DIRECTORS’ NOTES

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of Intercounty Electric Cooperative Association was held October 29, 2021, with the following directors in attendance: Matthew A. Duncan, Richard H. Ichord, III, Tom Fleener, James R. Swindell, Doyle E. Bradford, James E. White, Michael H. Smith, Samuel S. Auxier and Angela L. Mallery.

The meeting was also attended by Chief Executive Officer Doug Lane, Assistant Secretary Allie Honeyfield, Attorney Christiaan D. Horton, Director of Operations Charles Hicks, Director of Engineering Brian Nelson, Director of Accounting and Finance Sarah Akers, Director of Member Services Karen McNew, Director of Communications Heather Satterfield, Director of Human Resources Amy Smith, Director of Information Technology Michael Weakly and Safety and Loss Control Specialist Alan Quick.

In addition to regular business the Board of Directors: approved 33 capital credit assignments to their designated assignees; approved the self-insured funding level, stop loss carrier, plan administration and carriers for benefits for the 2022 plan; approved additional funds for Building and Grounds; approved the implementation of the 2021 Revenue Deferral Plan; adopted new Policy #817 Social and Digital Media Policy; approved funds to be distributed from the Sharing Success Program; approved a Revolving Loan application; approved Angela L. Mallery, Doyle E. Bradford, James R. Swindell, Matthew A. Duncan and Samuel S. Auxier to attend the NRECA Directors’ Winter School in Nashville, TN during the month of December; approved tower and shelter construction for a UHF radio system; and approved retirement of capital credits.

A special board meeting was held October 5, 2021 with the following directors in attendance: Matthew A. Duncan, Richard H. Ichord, III, Tom Fleener, James R. Swindell, Doyle E. Bradford, James E. White, Michael H. Smith, Samuel S. Auxier and Angela L. Mallery. The special board meeting was also attended by Chief Executive Officer Doug Lane and Attorney Christiaan D. Horton. During the special meeting, insurance renewal information was discussed.

Other meetings attended by the Directors, Chief Executive Officer and Attorney during October were: The AMEC Board Meeting attended by Samuel S. Auxier and Doug Lane; AMEC Annual Meeting attended by Matthew A. Duncan, Richard H. Ichord, III, James R. Swindell, Doyle E. Bradford, James E. White, Samuel S. Auxier, Angela L. Mallery, and Doug Lane; Legislative Fish Fry attended by Matthew A. Duncan, Doyle E. Bradford, and Doug Lane; NRECA Regional Meeting attended by Angela L. Mallery; AMEC District V Meeting attended by Samuel S. Auxier and Doug Lane; and the Show-Me Board Meeting attended by James E. White and Doug Lane.

 

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