2017 Annual Meeting
Bluestem held its 19th annual meeting on March 6, 2017 at the ST. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Wamego, KS. Approximately 250 members, trustees, seven of the scholarship winners, employees and vendors braved the stormy weather to attend the meeting and the vendor-products fair held prior to the meeting.
Trustee elections were conducted by mail ballot last December. Re-elected to the board were Bill Pannbacker, Don Sutter, Dan Pollock and Donald Classen.
Guest speaker Marcus Harris, Executive Vice President/CEO of Kansas Electric Power Cooperative of Topeka, discussed power supply issues, Community Solar Array and answered questions from the Bluestem membership. Guest speaker Shana Read, Director of Communications, Kansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. of Topeka addressed the membership. Other meeting guests in attendance were Phil Wages, Executive Vice President of Member Services and External Affairs from KEPCo of Topeka.