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Jim Wade (District 7 incumbent)


Jim Wade is a lifelong resident of Mayes County with 30 years of cooperative patron- age. He and wife Wanda live in Salina on Lake Hudson. T ey have two children and four grandchildren—all of


whom live in Mayes County. Wade graduated from Pryor High School in


1975 and attended Rogers State College for two years while juggling a full-time job at the Pryor Foundry. He studied to be a draſt sman and architect, but also owns vocational certifi cations for electrical, machine and auto body. Aſt er six years at the foundry, he spent 13 years


at A. P. Green as an engineering draſt sman and prod- uct specialist. He holds two patents with A. P. Green Refractories. He leſt A. P. Green to pursue a successful career in auto body. He operated Wade’s Body Shop at his home in Salina full-time from 1985 to 1994 and has been self-employed ever since. Now retired from the auto body business, he has a real estate license and owns several rent properties. Wade represents District 7 on the Northeast


Oklahoma Electric Cooperative board of trustees. He has served in that capacity since fi nishing his father-in- law Clay King’s term in 1994. Wade is a Credential Cooperative Director and


has earned a Board Leadership Certifi cate. He is a member and trustee at First United Methodist Church in Pryor and a member of the Salina Area Chamber of Commerce.


Larry Holloway (District 7 challenger)


Larry Holloway is a lifelong resident of Salina. He and wife Retha have four chil- dren and seven grandkids. T e Holloways have 28 years of cooperative patronage at their Salina residence. Holloway is a graduate


of Salina High School. At age 19, he began working on a construction crew for Salina-Spavinaw Telephone Company, climbing poles and operating equipment. He eventually earned a promotion to supervisor over crews and contractors, installing copper and fi ber optic cable. He was promoted to outside plant manager be- fore retiring. Active in all junior high and high school sports


and rodeos, Holloway is also active supporter of 4-H and FFA functions, as well as fairs and banquets in both Mayes and Delaware counties. Holloway served on the Salina City Council for


fi ve years. He constructed an arena at his home and has hosted jackpot team roping events for the past 16 years.


Jack Caudill (District 9 incumbent)


Caudill and wife Juanita are remembered by many local- ly as the longtime owners of the IGA store in Grove. Prior to that, Caudill co- owned four grocery stores in and around Fayetteville, Arkansas. T e Caudills are residents of rural Grove with 28


years of cooperative patronage. T ey have two children and fi ve grandchildren. Caudill graduated Grove High School in 1965


and then spent the next four years working to obtain a degree in Business and Accounting from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah. Upon graduation from NSU, he joined an accounting fi rm in Miami, Okla- homa. A few years later, an investment opportunity presented itself to cultivate a small chain of grocery stores in Arkansas. He spent nearly a decade with the grocery business in Arkansas before returning to his hometown in 1984. In 2006, Caudill was appointed to replace long-


time District 9 trustee Marshall Houck on the board. Caudill was nominated for the seat in 2007 and elected to the position by the membership later that year at annual meeting. He is only the third person to serve as the District 9 trustee on the cooperative board.


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