Illinois volunteers receive Chairman’s Award

During the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives’ (AIEC) annual meeting, held July 27-28, Board Chairman Dennis Fredrickson presented the Chairman’s Award to the Illinois linemen who helped to electrify Bolivian villages earlier this year. Those receiving the award were left to right: Tim Baker and Bret Richards, Corn Belt Energy Corporation; Joseph Alexander and Ryan Little, Illinois Electric Cooperative; Kurt Krohmer, Jo-Carroll Energy, Inc.; Troy Shafer, Menard Electric Cooperative; Paul Dow, AIEC videographer; William Fields, Jr., Norris Electric Cooperative; Brannon Dasch, Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc.; Matt Eisenmenger, AIEC safety instructor; and Shannon Davis, Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc.