Event Calendar

Friday, September 15, 2023

2023 WI REC Superintendent's Fall Conference

Start Date: 9/14/2023 8:00 AM CDT
End Date: 9/15/2023 12:00 PM CDT

Venue Name: Kalahari Resort & Conventions

1305 Kalahari Drive
Wisconsin Dells, WI  United States  53965

Organization Name: Wisconsin REC Superintendent's Association

Wendy Fassbind
Email: wendy@weca.coop
Phone: (608) 467-4589

Kalahari Resorts & Conventions
1305 Kalahari Drive
Wisconsin Dells, WI
(877) 254-5466

Group Name: WECA Meeting & Vendor Show
Block Rate: $139+tax/night
Block Expires: Monday, August 14, 2023
Website Link:  https://book.passkey.com/e/50525064
Conference Registration Fee: $225 on or before Friday, September 1, 2023 (Includes: program; all breaks; Thursday breakfast and luncheon; and Friday buffet breakfast)

Make Check Payable to:
WECA Line Superintendent’s Association
222 West Washington Avenue, Suite 680
Madison, WI 53703-2719
Email: wendy@weca.coop

Thursday, September 14, 2023
7–8 a.m.          Registration and Buffet Breakfast
8 a.m.              Welcome
                            Kent Weigel, Clark Electric Cooperative
8:10 a.m.         DPC Lead-times Substation, Issues Seen from Transmission Side
                           Jeremy Browning, VP Generation, Dairyland Power Cooperative
9:10 a.m.         Break
9:25 a.m.         Herbicide Spraying Issues (organic farmers)
                           Lee Shambeau, 4Control
10:25 a.m.       Break
10:35 a.m.       NEVI Grant – EV & Load Forecasting
                            Jeff Springer, Dairyland Power Cooperative
11:35 a.m.       NWTC Apprenticeship Update
                            Pete Mleziva, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
11:50 a.m.       Lunch
12:45 p.m.       Inspiring Leadership
                             Mark “The Spark” Johnson, Camouflage Communication, Inc.
2:45 p.m.         Day 1 Program Ends (check into hotel)
3:15 p.m.         WUSA Trade Show & Reception  (Sponsored by WUSA)

Friday, September 15, 2023
7–8 a.m.          Buffet Breakfast
8 a.m.              Business Meeting
                            Kent Weigel, Clark Electric Cooperative
                                 Approval of Minutes and Financials
                                 Election of New Officer (Vice Chair)
                                 Recognition of Retirement(s)
                          CVTC Apprenticeship Update
                             Kendal Schmidt, Chippewa Valley Technical College
                          Apprenticeship Advisory Committee Update
                             Patrick Bethke, Eau Claire Energy Cooperative
8:45 a.m.         Mutual Topics
                           Nate Steines, Barron Electric Cooperative
9:45 a.m.         Break
10 a.m.            JT&S, ROPE, and WECA Updates
                           Ryan Kenealy and Lee Alberson, Dairyland Power Cooperative
                           Tim Clay, Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association
12 p.m.            Adjourn

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