PIE&G held its 85th annual membership meeting on Friday, October 28 at the Onaway High School. Each year elections are held for three (3) positions on the PIE&G Board of Directors. After all ballots were counted, the successful candidates winning election to a three-year term (2023-2025) are: Kurt Krajniak (incumbent, Alpena District), Brentt Lucas (incumbent, Alpena District) and Raymond Wozniak, (incumbent, Presque Isle District). The number of votes that each candidate received is as follows:
Alpena District (Two Vacancies):
Kurt Krajniak 1,047
Brentt Lucas 814
Eric Smith 558
Warren Spragg 523
Presque Isle District (One Vacancy):
Raymond Wozniak 927
Linda Dymond 291
Mary Hentkowski 506
Immediately following the meeting, the board of directors also held elections of officers for the new 3-year term as follows: Chair – John Brown; Vice Chair – Allan Berg; Secretary – Sandy Borowicz; and Treasurer – Daryl Peterson.
Donald D. from Rogers City won the $100 bill credit for voting by mail. In other business, members heard reports from the cooperative’s auditor and the Chief Executive Officer, Thomas Sobeck.