Employees & Directors
Brown County Rural Electrical Association 2018 Board of Directors
Brown County REA Board of Directors,
L-R: Jim Mickelson, Reuben Kokesch, Brad Sprenger, Jim Hanson, Tom Hayes, Bill Berg, Greg Mages, Joel Christensen
and Allen Hanson.
Board of Directors
President James Mickelson - 507-794-6298 Vice President William Berg - 507-766-1497 Sec./Treas. James Hanson - 507-829-6756
Brad Sprenger 507-877-2633 Allen Hanson 507276-0691 Joel Christensen - 507-828-4550
Greg Mages - 507-794-3540 Reuben Kokesch - 507-359-2112 Thomas Hayes 507-228-8954
2019 Director Candidates Sought
Interested or know of someone who may be interested in running for a position as Director for your electric cooperative? Nominations are being sought for candidates to run for election in BCREA’s Districts 1, 4, and 5.
District 1 is made up of Stately, Bashaw, Burnstown and portions of North Star townships the city of Comfrey in Brown County, a portion of Brookville Township in Redwood County and part of Delton Township in Cottonwood County. District 4 covers Sigel and Cottonwood townships in Brown County and part of Cambria Township in Blue Earth County. District 5 consists of Stark and Leavenworth townships in Brown County.
Nominating committees are made up of three members from each of the districts up for election. Per the cooperative’s by-laws, the nominating committee will nominate at least two candidates for each directorship at least 35 days before the Annual Meeting. In addition, any 10 or more cooperative members residing in the district may submit a nomination with their signatures for a director in their district. Nominations may also be made for a member residing in the district by another member who resides in the district at the annual meeting.
Members who reside in District 1, 4 or 5 and interested in being a director candidate, please complete and return the Director Candidate Application. Your name will be shared with the nomination committee for consideration as a candidate.
Directors will be elected at the 82nd Annual Meeting to be held the evening of April 11, 2019 at the Sleepy Eye Event Center.
Brown County REA Staff
Mike Heidemann, Chief Operating Officer - firstname.lastname@example.org
Darla Ruschen, Office Manager - email@example.com
Brandon Havemeier, Operations & Engineering Manager - firstname.lastname@example.org
Marcia Solie, Member Services Manager - email@example.com
Terry Helget, Accountant – firstname.lastname@example.org
Dorine Wellmann, Customer Service
Jamie Goulson, Customer Service
Robyn Walter, Operations Secretary
General billing inquiries – email@example.com