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NORTHWESTERN ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC.


NORTHWESTERN ELECTRIC


COOPERATIVE, INC.


Woodward, Oklahoma Operating In


Beaver, Dewey, Ellis, Harper, Major, Woods and Woodward Counties in Oklahoma


TYSON LITTAU


CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER BOARD OF TRUSTEES


Kenny Knowles, Pres......................... Arnett Ray Smith, Vice-Pres. ........................Taloga John Bruce, Jr., Sec.-Treas. .............. Sharon Dean Stone....................................... Buffalo Clair Craighead ...........................Woodward Wayne Hall..................................Mooreland Duane Henderson........................Mooreland Lee Huckaby.....................................Selman Gilbert Perkins. .....................................Gate


Jonna Hensley.....................................Editor Michael W. Mitchel........................ Attorney


DATES TO REMEMBER 1st to 10th of Each Month— Pay electric service bill


20th of Each Month— -Delinquent collections begin.


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July 2013 Keyser retires after 31 years


n June 1, David Keyser traded in his meter testing equipment for home improvement tools. He retired from Northwestern Electric after working here for 31 years. David began his career as summer help in June 1981 while he was attend- ing the two-year Power Line Techni- cian Program at the Indian Meridian Area Vo-Tech School in Stillwater. Northwestern Electric sponsored his training. On May 16, 1982, David be- gan working full-time as an apprentice lineman. He worked his way up to journeyman lineman in May 1986 and became a meter technician in August 2000.


David remembers when Northwest- ern Electric used to have only one bucket truck for maintenance. He said when they would set a pole, the crew in the bucket truck would help get the pole in the ground and then leave. They had to climb the pole with their hooks to make all the connections. David says it’s way easier now and this is a good thing!


IN CASE OF TROUBLE CALL: 24 HOUR EMERGENCY 1-877-9NOPOWER 877.966.7693


If no answer call: John Kirkwood...............................866.3245 Bob Appell .....................................273.4088


NOTICE


A copy of NWEC Bylaws will be made available for any member upon request.


Web page: www.nwecok.coop E-mail: nwec@nwecok.coop


Postmaster: Send address changes to: NORTHWESTERN ELECTRIC NEWS 2925 Williams Ave. P.O. Box 2707 Woodward, OK 73802.


April 2013 Operating Report 2012


Revenue - Billing......................................................... Cost of Power............................................................... Miles of Lines .............................................................. Members Connected .................................................... Density per Mile .......................................................... Average Member KWH............................................... Average Bill .................................................................


2,136,644 1,218,499 4,912


11,448 2.33


1,931 186.64


KWH Purchased........................................................... 22,486,545 KWH Sold.................................................................... 22,105,587 Income per Mile........................................................... Expense per Mile .........................................................


437 447


2013


2,526,519 1,559,419 4,928


11,635 2.36


2,387 217.15


28,321,007 27,777,737 516 505


When asked what he liked best about working for Northwestern Elec- tric, he said “We all help each other in our times of need. I’m going to miss everyone I have worked with the last 31 years.”


NWEC presented David Keyser with an assortment of LED lights for his motorcycle as a retirement gift.


David’s future plans include work- ing on home improvement projects and riding his motorcycle to Sheridan, Wyoming.


Happy 4th of July


Northwestern Electric will be closed on Thursday, July 4.


For emergencies, call 877.966.7693


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