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  • Event registration for the 2019 WECA Education & Lobby Days is now open.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

February 1, 2019—The Federated Youth Foundation is pleased to once again offer the Charles Van Sickle Endowment Scholarship. This $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a pre-law or law student who has an interest in cooperative law. The scholarship is made possible by an endowment established in 2013 to honor Wisconsin’s renowned electric cooperative lobbyist and attorney, the late Charles Van Sickle. View application here.

New Lobbyist Begins at WECA

January 7, 2019— Rob Richard, formerly of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation, assumed the position of Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association’s (WECA) director of government relations January 2.Richard comes to WECA from the position of senior director of government relations for the Farm Bureau. His pre-Farm Bureau resumé includes 15 years’ experience as a legislative aide in the Wisconsin State Assembly and state Senate, including a stint as an aide to Freese when he was a member of the Assembly between 1991 and 2007.

Barron's Chris Kroeze Makes 'The Voice' Final

December 12, 2018—Barron's own Chris Kroeze has reached the live finale of 'The Voice'. Tonight's vote will determine the winner. Watch Chris live on NBC at 7 p.m. and vote for Chris on NBC.com or via the Voice app.

 

Co-op Difference | Up Close & Personal

Soon after last November’s elections the Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association, along with Dairyland Power Cooperative and local electric cooperatives, organized a series of informal meetings with the men and women chosen by voters to represent us in Madison. We also met with Wisconsin’s only new member of Congress, Bryan Steil, who succeeds Paul Ryan in Southeastern Wisconsin’s 1st congressional district.

Wisconsin Energy Cooperative News

The Wisconsin Energy Cooperative News serves as the voice of the state’s rural electric cooperatives. Founded in 1940, the publication focuses on statewide issues that affect electric cooperatives, promoting the general welfare of Wisconsin’s electric cooperatives, their member-owners, and the areas they serve.
 

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