Freethought San Marcos: A column by LAMAR W. HANKINS Occasionally something happens that causes a person to look at the world a bit differently than before. Such was the case when I received a letter from RB Sloan, CEO of Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC) a few days ago. Some people who live in the city [...]
Pedernales Electric members re-elected three incumbent board members whose terms were set to expire, officials announced to a crowd of about 750 people at the cooperative’s annual meeting in Kyle.
Eight candidates for three available seats on the Pedernales Electric Cooperative Board of Directors will give speeches and answer questions at a series of forums including on in Kyle on Tuesday, May 15.
A Virginia utility co-op veteran will take the helm at the Pedernales Electric Cooperative, co-op leaders announced Monday. The board of directors voted unanimously last week to hire R.B. Sloan Jr., formerly a utilities director for two municipalities and the CEO of a 120,000-member cooperative.
A Gillespie County jury convicted former Pedernales Electric Cooperative General Manager Bennie Fuelberg of charges of theft, money laundering and misapplication of fiduciary property on Friday, sentencing the once-powerful leader of the nation’s largest utility cooperative to probation and a $30,000 fine.
GUEST COMMENTARY by DAVE COLLINS Senator Troy Fraser and Representative Patrick Rose have really been cranking up the volume in their attack on the PEC. At the August PEC Board meeting they denounced the Board – one which, for the first time, was elected by PEC owners (that is, its members). During his comments, Fraser threatened [...]
Addressing Pedernales Electric Cooperative members at the organization’s annual meeting in Johnson City, Board Chair Larry Landaker defended the board’s termination of Juan Garza six days earlier.
Addressing Pedernales Electric Cooperative members at the organization’s annual meeting in Johnson City, former General Manager JUAN GARZA alludes to the issues that led to his firing. He says he was pressured by a board member to show ‘blood’ by firing more managers left over from the cooperative’s disgraced former administration.
In this guest commentary, Pedernales Electric Cooperative board member DR. PATRICK COX encourages members to support the Member Bill of Rights.
STATE REP. PATRICK M. ROSE writes, “This action by the legacy directors is consistent with the tactics used by Bennie Fuelberg, the former general manager, to hide information from the members and employees.”