2024 Energy Expo is Saturday, June 8
at Teton High School in Driggs from 8-11am
with the annual Business Meeting to start at 10am.
FREE breakfast, FREE prizes, & lots of kids activities.
2023 Fall River Energy Expo Report
& Business Meeting Video Link!
Fall River Electric's '23 Energy Expo was held on Saturday, June 17, 2023 in Ashton ID at North Fremont High School. The annual meeting of members, referred to as the Business Meeting, was held the same morning and was also streamed on Facebook to members who could not participate in-person. You can view a recording of the Business Meeting below.
The election of three board members out of six candidates was completed along with dozens of free prizes given away. The first 350 members that attended received a FREE portable water bottle with handy solar powered light and an energy conservation kit which included a surge protector and eight LED bulbs. Members could also visit over 20 vendor booths, attend a high-voltage electric safety demonstration, and member test drives of Fall River's Tesla electric vehicle. Kids enjoyed bounce houses, bucket truck rides, a climbing wall, and a number of STEM (science, technology, engineering & math) activities along with popcorn & treats.
During the annual Business Meeting, $2400 scholarships were presented to 31 graduating high school students of Co-op members, the annual financial audit report was provided as well as a management report from CEO Bryan Case.
Current board members Georg Behrens of District 3 and Jeff Keay of District 8 were re-elected to new 3-year terms while newcomer Travis Markegard was elected to District 2 (see the results below).
WATCH THE 2023 BUSINESS MEETING
Here are the 2022 voting results:
DISTRICT 2 – West Victor
Travis Markegard - 1,518
DISTRICT 3 – East Victor
Georg Behrens - 1,487
DISTRICT 7 – Northern Island Park
Jeff Keay - 1,489
All three elected board members will each fill a three-year term extending to June 2026 and will join the other six members that comprise the board charged with overseeing the business affairs of the Cooperative and ensuring it remains financially sound. All board members must live within the physical boundaries of the district seat open for election but represent all owner-members of the Cooperative.