Tipmont REMC holds an annual meeting each year with the primary purpose of electing board members who govern our cooperative. Being a member of this board is an important position. The board's decisions impact service rates, rights-of-way, work plans and much more. This position holds significant responsibility and requires individuals who understand their community’s needs and serve the cooperative members’ best interest. Each director is elected to a three-year term.
The Tipmont REMC Annual Meeting is held every year with the primary purpose of electing board members that govern our cooperative.
Our 2023 Annual Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds. Up for election this year is District 4.
Any Tipmont member in good standing and whose name is on the account is welcome to run for an open position on the board. Please call our office at 800-726-3953 for more information or to obtain an election application. Candidates must live within the district for which they are running and are required to receive at least 25 signatures of current Tipmont members to qualify for the ballot.
The election application must be submitted 85 days prior to the annual meeting — which, for 2023, is Friday, June 23.
Please encourage your fellow Tipmont members to run for positions on the board. Then, make sure you attend our Annual Meeting and vote for those individuals you think will act in the best interest of our co-op community.
For more information, please call 800-726-3953.
Rob Ford is Tipmont and Wintek's communication director, a role he's held since 2015.
Rob has a bachelor's and a master's in Communication from Purdue University. He lives in West Lafayette with his wife and three children and has a life-sized Yoda statue in his office. Away from the office, you’ll find Rob working on his golf swing, jump shot, or hope for a Purdue basketball national title – all futile endeavors.