86th Annual Meeting

For the first time in four years, we gathered together in-person at the Rochester International Event Center for People's Energy Cooperative's 86th Annual Meeting.  A recording of this year's meeting is available below.

Board of Director Elections

As a member of People's Energy Cooperative, you have a voice in how your cooperative is governed and who represents you on the Board of Directors.  Results and information from this year's election are shared below.

Board Election Results

Results of People's Energy Cooperative's director elections were announced on Thursday, March 23, 2023, at the Cooperative's 86th Annual Meeting.

Five candidates vied for three seats with three-year terms on PEC's Board of Directors.  The results are as follows:

  • In District 3, John Winter defeated Mike Hintz for the seat once held by Bob Hoefs who did not seek re-election after 21 years of service.  Winter won with 1,074 votes and Hintz received 908 votes.
  • District 5 incumbent Jerome Wooner of Eyota ran unopposed and received 1,881 votes.
  • District 7 incumbent Jeff Orth of Rochester Township defeated challenger Theresa Hornberg.  Orth won with 1,422 votes and Hornberg received 576 votes.

Report of the Nominating Committee

January 9, 2023

In connection with the election of three (3) directors at the Annual Meeting to be held March 23, 2023, the following members were nominated for election by this committee.

Term District Nominees
Three years 3

John Winter
Mike Hintz

Three years 5

Jerry Wonner

Three years 7 Jeff Orth
Theresa Hornberg