81st Annual Meeting
J Itasca-Mantrap held its 81st Annual Meeting June 9 at the Park Rapids Area High School. Nearly 400 Members and guests attended the meeting which featured a roast beef dinner beforehand.
The business meeting included reports from ItascaMantrap Board Chair Nancy Utke, President-CEO Christine Fox, CFO Esther Simon, and showcased a lineworker panel with Itasca-Mantrap linemen Chris, Clay, Kevin, and Mike.
Director elections were held for a three-year term in Districts 4 and 5. In District 4, Incumbent Al Czeczok received 340 votes and challenger Mark Andersen received 220 votes. Incumbent Nancy Utke was uncontested in her bid for re-election in District 5 and was elected by acclamation.
Numerous door prizes were given away, as were two $100 cash registration prizes and five $200 energy certificates.
Following the meeting, the board held a reorganization meeting and elected officers:
- Chair – Brian Behrens
- Vice Chair – Dan Breitbach
- Secretary – Tim Kivi
- Treasurer – Terrence Cook
- Assistant Secretary-Treasurer – Al Czeczok