Board of directors candidates

Posted on Jun 21 2024 in Heartland REMC

Mat Quickery | District 4

Mat Quickery

Mat Quickery is a vice president with Bippus State Bank and has been in the banking business for 21 years, 16 of those years with Bippus State. He currently works in the Roanoke office.

A graduate of Huntington North, Quickery has a degree in business administration from the University of St. Francis. 

He serves on the Huntington County NWFF and the Huntington County Community Foundation’s financial impact committees.

Quickery and his wife, Elizabeth, have two daughters and attend the St. Joseph Catholic Church. They have been members of the REMC for 14 years. He has served on the Heartland REMC Board of Directors for nine years. 

“My goal as a director is to ensure the members continue receiving the best quality service and rates on their electricity and broadband internet.” 

Adam Fusselman | District 7

Adam Fusselman

Adam Fusselman is the senior vice president of residential lending at Bippus State Bank. He has been with Bippus State Bank for 17 years. 

He graduated from Huntington North High School and received his accounting and financial management degree from the International Business College. 

Fusselman is the treasurer for the Youth Services Bureau of Huntington County and the Central Christian Church. He is also a Credentialed Cooperative Director. 

He and his wife, Katie, have two children. They have been longtime members of the community. The Fusselmans have a family history in Huntington County dating back over 100 years and have been members of the REMC for seven years.

“I would be honored to continue to serve the members and ensure their best interests are a priority as Heartland REMC’s electric, and now fiber footprint, continues to grow. It has been a privilege to serve as a director, and I would be grateful to serve another term for the members.”

Ralph E. Keefer | District 10

Ralph E. Keefer has been an electrical engineer for over 28 years. He graduated from Wabash High School and is an Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association member. He enjoys outdoor activities. 

Keefer and his wife, Phylian, attend the Riverside 316 Church. He has two daughters and six grandchildren. 

Keefer has been a member of the REMC for 34 years and has served on the Heartland REMC Board of Directors for 15 years. 

“My goal is to direct Heartland REMC in a manner that provides the resources necessary for our co-op to continue providing outstanding, reliable, and essential services to our members.” 

D’Ann Stouffer | District 35

D'Ann Stouffer

D’Ann Stouffer retired from teaching science at Southwood High School after 34 years of service. She is a member of the Hoosier Association of Science Teachers and Wabash Friends Church. 

Since retirement, Stouffer has regularly donated her time to the community. She is a past president of the Hoosier Association of Science Teachers and a past board member of the Wabash Community Foundation. She graduated with bachelor’s degrees from the University of Utah and Ball State University and completed her master’s degree at Ball State. 

Stouffer and her husband, Bobby, have two grown, married sons, five grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter. They have been REMC members for 47 years. 

Stouffer has served on the REMC Board of Directors for 21 years and is a Credentialed Cooperative Director with an added certification in Board Leadership. In her 21 years on the cooperative board, Stouffer was the first female director and board president. 

“My goal is to ensure our members get a fair price for electricity and their interests are always considered in making financial decisions.”