I am honored to have served you as PEC Board Director for District 1 since 2009. District 1 includes almost all of Burnet County, plus small portions of Lampasas, Williamson and Travis counties. Like all Directors, I must be elected at-large. Although I represent District 1, I stand dedicated to serve the entire membership’s best interests.
I have served as your Board President, Vice-President and currently as your Board Secretary/Treasurer. This Board has been busy during these challenging and difficult 6 years. And together, thanks to your support, PEC has made historic reform to stabilize the cooperative. I BELIEVE PEC IS STILL A WORK IN PROGRESS.
I am running for re-election as your PEC Director so I may continue to work on your behalf. Please engage with me now as I will need your help to prevail and continue the reforms.
TOGETHER, LET’S KEEP CONSTRUCTIVE CHANGE GOING! TODAY, I AM ASKING FOR YOUR SUPPORT. SHARING THIS INFORMATION WITH PEOPLE IN YOUR NETWORK IS THE KEY TO MAKING OUR CAMPAIGN SUCCESSFUL.
I believe that the board’s hard-fought reform efforts are starting to pay off. Our financial standing is stabilized and strong and we have solid executive leadership on board. Our employees are dedicated, conscientious and committed to deliver excellent customer service.
I believe that controlling costs and gaining operational efficiencies must be balanced with safety, reliability, and excellent customer service. Today, PEC’s reliability rate ranks in the top 10 percent. As well, I want to ensure that PEC continues to be a safe, highly desirable place to work, and that all employees are valued and treated well.
I am very optimistic for PEC’s future. We have recently reduced rates and increased the amount paid to members for solar and wind production. We have a Rate Study underway with the hope of developing new, more flexible rate plans.
I support finding lower cost energy sources. Lower prices for renewable energy may offer opportunities for competitive, low-cost power that consumes no water. Traditional generation consumes too much water to support current and future demand for power. I support policies that encourage energy efficiency and renewable energy utilization when it is cost effective. Affordability is the key to cost analysis.
I earned my BA degree from University of Oklahoma and MA degree in Procurement and Acquisition Management from Webster University in St. Louis MO. For 13 years, I was an analyst/programmer for Union Equity Cooperative Exchange, a regional grain co-op involved in international trading and exports. I also served as a United States Air Force Contracting Officer, held high level security clearances throughout my 24-year career. I have served both in the United States and in Europe.
PAPER BALLOTS SHOULD BE IN YOUR MAILBOX BY MAY 20. MEMBERS MAY VOTE ON-LINE AT THE ELECTION SERVICE PROVIDER, MY MAIL OR IN PERSON AT THE MEMBER ANNUAL MEETING JUNE 20 2015 AT THE LEANDER ISD PERFORMING ARTS CENTER LOCATED INSIDE CEDAR PARK HIGH SCHOOL.