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Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Legal Seminar for Directors & Employees

Start Date: 6/23/2021 9:00 AM CDT
End Date: 6/23/2021 4:00 PM CDT

Venue Name: Florian Gardens Conference Center

2340 Lorch Ave
Eau Claire, WI  United States  54701

Organization Name: Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association

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

IMPORTANT NOTE: This program has changed to an in-person program only. It will NOT be offered as a hybrid option. We are sorry for any inconvenience this will cause.
Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Program: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Legal Seminar for Directors & Employees
1 Skill Builder credit

Each year’s topics reflect the changing environment that electric cooperatives operate in. The Wheeler, Van Sickle & Anderson, S.C. law firm will be covering evolving legal issues pertinent to the decisions made by electric cooperative directors, managers/CEOs, and key staff. Past topics include: Easements, arbitration, dealing with municipalities, statewide regulatory updates, large member bankruptcies, fiduciary duties, handling customer complaints, etc.

9–9:45 a.m.             Easement Update Including Broadband Easements (Jessica)
9:45–10:30 a.m.      Negotiating Solar PPAs (Drew)
10:30–10:45 a.m.    Break
10:45–11:30 a.m.    Who Can Sell Electricity? (Justin)
11:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Territorial Disputes and Strategies (David)
12–1 p.m.                Lunch
1–1:30 p.m.             Procurement Policies for FEMA Reimbursement (Jennifer)
1:30–2 p.m.             Electric Service Agreements  (Mary Beth)
2–2:30 p.m.             Fire Suppression Cost Recovery (David)
2:30–2:45 p.m.        Break
2:45–3:15 p.m.        Annual Meetings and Director Elections (Jessica and Sarah)
3:15–3:45 p.m.        Contracting Best Practices (Mary Beth)
3:45–4 p.m.             Wrap-up and Final Q&A

Associate Membership

Associate membership in the Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association provides a continuing opportunity for providers of goods, services, materials, and equipment to build and maintain networking contacts with Wisconsin's electric co-ops and others with interests and needs related to all aspects of the electric power industry.

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