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The 84th Fairfield Electric Cooperative Annual Meeting came to a close on Friday with the business meeting which was livestreamed. The cooperative registered a total of 3,593 members during the drive-thru registration held May 15th - May 19th.

Members re-elected Peggy Swearingen (District 4), Derial Ogburn (District 5), Robert Kenneth Miles (District 6), and Robert Entzminger (At-Large) to the Board of Trustees.

Cooperative members also approved the new bylaw changes.

In his remarks Fairfield Electric CEO Bruce Bacon talked about the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead for the cooperative. “We are confident that we have a strong foundation and a clear direction to continue serving our members with excellence and integrity,” Bacon said.

The annual business meeting concluded with the prize drawings. David B. Ray (Blythewood) won the grand prize, a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado. Gary or Jeanne K. Roths (Blythewood) was the lucky winner of the 42-inch Husqvarna riding lawn mower. Rounding out the top-three prize winners was Harley B. Wheat (Elgin), who received a $500 credit on their electric bill. For a complete list of all the winners, click here.

A recording of the Business Meeting can be viewed below.