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Board of Trustees Bob Usry, President Verle Barnes, Vice Pres.


James “Jim” Martin, Sec.-Treas. John Jensen, Asst. Sec.-Treas. Mike Argo


Percy Moreu Rusty Grissom Ronnie Grover Frank Wilson


District 8 7 9 6 1 2 3 4 5


Oklahoma Electric Cooperative 321-2024, FAX 405-217-6900 http://www.okcoop.org OECNews@okcoop.org


Co-op Manager .............................Max Meek Editor .........................................Brianna Wall


Oklahoma Electric Co-op News is


published monthly by Oklahoma Electric Cooperative, 242 24th Ave. NW, Norman, OK 73069, (USPS-865-700). Subscription rates: $6.00 per year for non-members, 50¢ per year for members. Periodical postage paid at Norman, OK and other additional mailing offi ces. POSTMASTER: Please send form 3579


to: Oklahoma Electric Co-op News, PO Box 1208, Norman, OK 73070.


November...a month of refl ection,


Hidden Account Number Worth $150


Each month, OEC will pay $25 to the


co-op member who locates his or her hidden account number inside the Co-op News that month. (T e hidden account number will be placed at random within the text of each issue and not on the mailing label.) Unclaimed prize money rolls over each month until there is a winner. Remember the contest rules as you read


the Co-op News each month: 1. T e Hidden Account Number must be your own. 2. You must advise OEC by phone, mail or in person at the co-op’s offi ce by the 15th of the month.


If you fi nd your account number call the Member Services department at 217-6708.


giving thanks and spending time with our closest of family and friends. T is month, we also recognize our veterans and those currently serving in the armed forces. It is something I am grateful for year-round, and I’m proud to celebrate each year the freedoms we have because of their commitments and sacrifi ces and those of their families. I am a veteran myself. I


To our members who are veterans


or are currently serving, thank you. We know the sacrifi ces you and your family have made and continue to make are not easy. We are grateful to live in a country full of opportunity and liberty. While veterans have





served in the U.S. Army as a medic for two years prior to coming to OEC in 1975. I’m happy to say OEC employs a number of veterans and soldiers from each branch of the military. I encourage you to read about all of them — including the newly-crowned Army Reserve Drill Sergeant of the Year, Chris Croslin, who is also an OEC apprentice lineman. We are very proud of all of our employees who have dedicated time and eff ort to protecting our country’s freedoms.


We know the sacrifi ces you and your family have made and continue to make are not easy. We are grateful to live in a country full of opportunity and liberty.


Read more about this on page 14. T ank you for reading and have





a wonderful Veterans Day and T anksgiving from all of us at OEC.


fought for justice all over the world, we have been fi ghting the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) right here in our own backyard. T eir incessant attempts to restrict our most inexpensive and abundant source of electricity directly threaten our electric bills. We urge you to visit www. action.coop and share your thoughts on the eff ects the legislation will have on you and your family. T e public comment period for the proposed legislation has been extended until Dec. 1.


From the top MAX MEEK, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER


Giving thanks for veterans’ commitment, service


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