Southeastern Indiana REMC is governed by a nine-person board of directors elected by the membership. As a member/owner, you can vote for the 2022 director elections online, through mail or in person at our 2022 Annual Meeting. There are three director positions up for re-election.
Jesse McClure and his wife, Laura, have been members of Southeastern Indiana REMC for 12 years. His business experience includes customer service knowledge, negotiating contracts as a sales representative in the steel industry, and settling claims for Liberty Mutual Insurance.
McClure has served as an REMC board member for three years and is currently the board secretary. He has completed the Credentialed Cooperative Director (CCD) certification through the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) and is currently pursuing the Board Leadership Certificate (BLC).
He is a graduate of Rising Sun High School in Rising Sun and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University.
McClure has served on the Rising Sun Volunteer Fire Department and as a founding member of the Rising Sun Volunteer Fire Department Scholarship Board.
He and his family attend the Rising Sun Church of Christ in Rising Sun, Indiana.
Melissa Menchhofer and her husband, Tom, have been members of Southeastern Indiana REMC for over 30 years. They operate a livestock and grain farm, and Menchhofer is the financial manager of the family business. Her business experience also includes managing the finances of several local, mid-sized businesses and non-profit organizations.
Menchhofer has served as an REMC board member for seven years. She is currently vice president of the board and represents the cooperative on the Indiana Electric Cooperatives (IEC) board of directors. She has completed the Credentialed Cooperative Director (CCD) and Board Leadership Certificate (BLC) certifications and is currently pursuing the Director Gold Credential Program (DGC), all through the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).
She is a graduate of South Ripley High School in Versailles, Indiana, and holds an associate degree from Purdue University.
Menchhofer has served the community as a poll worker on election day and has participated in REMC community service day projects. She has also served in various leadership capacities at her church, serving as treasurer and visual media specialist, and coordinating the funeral meal ministry.
Andrew Iceberg has been a member of Southeastern Indiana REMC for five years and has been a life-long resident of Bear Branch. His business experience includes raising cattle and crops on the family farm, and serving as former deputy clerk-treasurer for the City of Rising Sun. He currently works as a quality technical representative for North American Stainless.
Iceberg is a graduate of Rising Sun High School in Rising Sun and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Ball State University.
He currently serves as a member of the Ohio County Community Foundation Junior Grants Committee and has served as a former member of the Ohio County Fair Board. He is a past member of a local insurance group and currently holds the office of church council vice president for Saint Paul Lutheran Church – Dewberry. He has also helped clean up local parks and donated clothing and labor for those in need. Iceberg is a member of the Saint Paul Lutheran Church – Dewberry, in Cross Plains.
Doug Rump has been a member of Southeastern Indiana REMC for 27 years. He recently retired with 40 years of experience, including 22 years in utilities management at Fernald, 10 years as a safety director at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, and five years as the town manager and utility superintendent for the Town of Dillsboro. He has experience with budgets and grants, has worked with various local, state, and federal agencies, and on multiple public works projects for water, wastewater and road infrastructure.
Rump is a high school graduate and attended Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. Additionally, he has taken OSHA certified classes and previously held wastewater certifications in Ohio and Indiana.
He is a community-minded individual, having served as a former volunteer firefighter for the Dillsboro Fire Department, an EMT for the Dillsboro Emergency Unit, a youth group leader for St. Paul Lutheran Church, a 4-H leader, and a member of the Dillsboro Civic Club. Rump is a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church.
Casey Menchhofer and his wife, Marie, have been members of Southeastern Indiana REMC for 12 years. His business experience includes owning and operating two companies (Menchhofer Seed Service LLC and Menchhofer Insurance Service LLC), working as a project engineer in construction for the Indiana Department of Transportation, and growing up on a farm.
Menchhofer has served as an REMC board member for three years and is currently pursuing the Credentialed Cooperative Director (CCD) certification through the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).
He is a graduate of South Ripley High School in Versailles, Indiana, and holds two Bachelor of Science degrees in engineering from Purdue University — civil engineering and land surveying and geomatics.
Menchhofer has served on the local Purdue Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) advisory committee and seedsman advisory panels, supported 4-H events, and sponsored several non-profit events.
Menchhofer and his family attend Hopewell Baptist Church in Holton.