Meet your director candidates

Posted on Mar 05 2023 in Marshall 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.

Cory Creighton

Cory Creighton and his wife, Cassie, have been married for 10 years. They have three children: Chloe O’Keefe, Colton O’Keefe and Savannah Creighton. He is a 29-year resident of Bremen. His family adores their basset hound, Lola. They enjoy trips to Disney World, Florida beaches and Chicago. In their free time, they support Riley Children’s Hospital and the Boys and Girls Club.

Creighton attended Indiana University South Bend and Ivy Tech for general business studies and manufacturing sciences. Creighton has worked at Summit Manufacturing for 17 years, where he is the director of operations and a managing partner.  Creighton oversees daily business functions and quality management and embraces a culture of continuous improvement. 

Dr. Richard Leeper

Dr. Richard Leeper recently retired from his veterinary practice of 45 years at Bourbon Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Leeper now assists his sons, Jon and Adam, with their beef and grain farm in Walnut Township. He and his wife, Tracey, are members of Argos United Methodist Church. 

Dr. Leeper has served on the Marshall County REMC board for 27 years and is currently the chairman. Dr. Leeper also serves as secretary of Indiana Electric Cooperatives.

Melinda Overmyer

Melinda Overmyer and her husband, Kirt, have been married for 12 years and have one daughter, Paige, who attends St. Michaels Catholic School. Overmyer is a lifetime resident of Marshall County and graduated from Plymouth High School. She earned her associate degree in business administration from Ancilla College and a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University South Bend.

Overmyer began working at 1st Source Bank in 2011 as the Argos banking center manager before being promoted to the Plymouth branch. In 2018, she was promoted to vice president regional sales manager of community region. Her current volunteer activities include being treasurer of Junior Achievement serving Marshall County, board director for Plymouth Industrial Development Corporation and treasurer of Kiwanis.  

Ryan Sieber

Ryan Sieber and his wife, Denise, have been married for 21 years. They have two children — one attending Purdue University and the other attending Culver Community Schools. They have been hosting exchange students from other countries for the past nine years.  

Sieber has served on the Marshall County Extension board, Marshall County Leadership Steering Committee and Culver Community School board. He is active with the Culver Young Farmers and Marshall County 4-H fair. Sieber is employed at Co-Alliance Cooperative Inc. in Argos as the agronomy location manager.  The Siebers reside in Union Township.