Meet your director candidates

Posted on May 06 2022 in Steuben County REMC

Exercise one of the greatest benefits of being a member of an electric co-op by voting for the upcoming year’s board of directors. Districts 3, 6 and 7 are up for election.

District 3: Fremont and Clear Lake townships


Occupation: Retired Indiana conservation officer

Military service: U.S. Navy

REMC member since: 1994

Community involvement: American Legion, NWTF, Fairview Missionary Church

Family: Wife, two children and four grandchildren

Why are you running for office: “I am running for a second term because I have grown a fond respect for what REMC co-op does for its members and the community. With the introduction of broadband in my first term, I want to continue in the development and completion of this project.”

District 6: Scott and York townships


Occupation: Agriculture teacher, MSD of Steuben County

REMC member since: 2014

Community involvement: Angola United Methodist Church, IAAE (Indiana Association of Agricultural Educators) — District III director, NAAE (National Association of Agricultural Educators), Steuben County Farm Bureau — secretary/treasurer, Angola Professional Business Women – secretary, National FFA Alumni, Angola FFA Alumni

Special recognition: Hornet High Five Teacher, District III Outstanding Agriculture Teacher

Why are you running for office: “I have a desire to serve the people of the county and learn new things related to rural electric service.”

District 7: Salem township


Occupation: Grain farm and former dairy farmer

REMC member since: 1976

Community involvement: Ag advisory board

Family: Wife, three children and 11 grandchildren

Special recognition: Mighty Oak Award from Prairie Heights Community Schools

Why are you running for office: “To use the knowledge and experience I’ve gained over the years for the benefit of all the members of Steuben County REMC.”