Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Did you know that as a member of HomeWorks Tri-County Electric Cooperative, you are also part-owner of this electric utility? We're not only owned by you and your neighbors, we're also democratically controlled by you. The members in each geographic district elect someone from the district to represent them on the Board of Directors, who set the policy that will guide the cooperative's operation.

We encourage you to contact the cooperative's staff or your director if you have a concern about your service. We also ask that you actively participate by voting in board elections every three years, and by attending the annual membership meeting in your district each May.

John Lord, District 1 director from LeslieDistrict 1: John Lord
Eaton, Ingham, and Jackson counties
2276 Plains Road, Leslie, MI 49251
(517) 974-2518
jlord @ homeworks.org

John was elected to the board in 2016; the next District 1 election will be in 2019. District 1's annual membership meeting is held at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Charlotte.

 

Jim Stebbins, District 2 director from ClarksvilleDistrict 2: Jim Stebbins
Barry and Ionia counties

7139 Peddler Lake Road, Clarksville MI 48815
(616) 593-2449
jstebbins @ homeworks.org

Jim was appointed to the board in February, 2017, to complete the current term after the passing of long-time director Wayne Swiler. His term runs through the Annual Meeting in August; the next District 2 election will be in May, 2017. District 2's annual membership meeting is held at St. Edward's Catholic Church Hall in Lake Odessa.

Luke Pohl, District 3 director from WestphaliaDistrict 3: Luke Pohl, Chairman
Clinton County, except Bingham, Duplain, and Greenbush townships (which are part of District 5)

15560 W. Hanses Road, Westphalia, MI 48894
989-292-0427
lpohl @ homeworks.org

Luke was first appointed to the board in September 2014; he was elected chairman in 2016. He represents HomeWorks on the board of Spartan Renewable Energy, a subsidiary of Wolverine Power Cooperative. He is also director-elect to the Michigan Electric Cooperative Association and will be seated at the association's annual meeting in April.

The next district election will be in 2018. District 3's annual membership meeting is held at the Eagle Park Hall.

Read more about Luke, from the April, 2016, issue of Michigan Country Lines.

Kimber Hansen, District 4 director from EdmoreDistrict 4: Kimber Hansen, Secretary-Treasurer
Montcalm County, except Bloomer, Crystal, and Evergreen townships (which are part of District 5)

6525 N. Wyman Road, Edmore, MI 48829
989-506-5849
khansen @ homeworks.org

Kimber was first elected to the board in 2014; the next District 4 election will be in 2017. He currently serves as one of the two HomeWorks representatives who serve on the Michigan Electric Cooperative Association board of directors.

District 4's annual membership meeting is held at Montabella Junior-Senior High School.

Read more about Kimber, from the July, 2016, issue of Michigan Country Lines.

Corinna Batora, District 5 director from ElsieDistrict 5: Corinna Batora, Vice-Chairman
Gratiot and Saginaw counties, plus Bingham, Duplain, and Greenbush townships in Clinton County, and Bloomer, Crystal, and Evergreen townships in Montcalm County.

7655 N. Watson Road, Elsie, MI 48831
(989) 862-3004
cbatora @ homeworks.org

Corinna was first elected to the board in 2016; the next District 5 election will be in 2019. District 5's annual membership meeting is held at Fulton Middle School, Middleton.

Ed Oplinger, District 6 director from WeidmanDistrict 6: Ed Oplinger
Clare and Isabella counties

10890 W. Weidman Road, Weidman, MI 48893
(989) 644-3079
eoplinger @ homeworks.org

Ed was first elected to the board in 2009; he served as chairman from 2014-2016. He is also one of the two HomeWorks representatives who serve on the Wolverine Power Cooperative board of directors.

The next District 6 election will be in 2018. District 6's annual membership meeting is held at Beal City High School.
Read more about Ed, from the September, 2011, issue of Michigan Country Lines.

Shirley Sprague, District 7 director from BarrytonDistrict 7: Shirley Sprague
Mecosta and Osceola counties

15563 45th Avenue, Barryton, MI 49305
(989) 382-7535
ssprague @ homeworks.org

Shirley was first elected to the board in 2016. She is also one of the two HomeWorks representatives who serve on the Wolverine Power Cooperative board of directors.

The next District 7 election will be in 2019. District 7's annual membership meeting is held at St. Michael's School west of Remus.

 

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