PPEC trustees to be re-elected

District 2: Van Wert County, Ohio

William Dowler — Convoy, Ohio

Occupation: Farmer
Years a PPEC member: 44 years
Activities/memberships: Church council president, Union Township trustee
Qualifications: Current board member
Focus: Maintain a quality workforce; manage competition and clean energy through successful planning to grow the co-op and keep it strong

District 4: Emerald, Jackson, Blue Creek, and Paulding townships in Paulding County, Ohio, as well as Defiance County’s Delaware Township

Jay Dangler — Paulding, Ohio

Occupation: Construction
Years a PPEC member: 27 years
Activities/memberships: Paulding Township trustee for 26 years
Qualifications: Current board member for three years
Focus: To continue to supply safe and affordable electricity, stay active in ACRE, watch EPA regulations, and work on good strategic planning

District 5: Indiana’s Maumee, Adams, Jefferson, and Jackson townships

Steven McMichael — New Haven, Indiana

Occupation: Realtor/broker
Years a PPEC member: 15 years
Activities/memberships: President of New Haven City Council; chair of New Haven Chamber of Commerce board; board member, co-founder, and past chair of New Haven Community Foundation; Indiana Electric Cooperatives (IEC) board member; New Haven Economic Development Commission board member; member of Impact Community Church of New Haven
Qualifications: Accredited PPEC and IEC director with NRECA certifications
Focus: Continue strategic investments and growth through training and understanding of industry challenges, including changing technology