June 12, 2019 | Valley Electric Association, inc
Thermostat puts the power in your hands

By John M. Glionna Dave Wagner has seen it all, from exasperation to anger. As a Valley Electric Association metering technician, he responds to complaints from power customers seeing red from a larger-than-normal energy bill. He’s had billing statements and cellphones thrust in his face even before he can step out of his utility truck. To ratchet down the tension,…

June 4, 2019 | Valley Electric Association, inc
26 members applied for two open positions on VEA Board

Terrie D’Antonio of Sandy Valley and Michelle Caird of Pahrump were selected to fill the unexpired terms of the two open Board positions on the Valley Electric Association Board of Directors. Terrie recently retired after 13 years as President and CEO of HELP of Southern Nevada, which serves low income, seniors and homeless. Caird previously served 18 years as a…

June 4, 2019 | Valley Electric Association, inc
Goal of new structure is more transparency, better communication, improved accountability

CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE AN APPLICATION TO SERVE ON A COMMITTEE The Valley Electric Board of Directors approved the creation of four new member committees at its April 2019 Board meeting. All four committees are expected to improve communication, transparency and accountability among the VEA membership, Board and the Cooperative’s staff. The four committees will consist of two Board members…

May 9, 2019 | Valley Electric Association, inc
12th consecutive year for awards; 6 students

For 12 years, Valley Electric Association has awarded post-secondary education scholarships to assist the cooperative’s members and their children to help them fulfill their educational goals. To be eligible for a VEA scholarship, candidates or their parents must be active members of VEA. The 2019 winners were announced at the annual meeting. The applicants submitted a 500-word essay, a 100-word…

April 19, 2019 | Valley Electric Association, inc
28 iPads to be used in various ways by teachers, students

PAHRUMP, Nev. (April 22, 2019) – Valley Electric Association has donated 28 computer tablets to the Nye County School District for use by Special Education Support Services. Most of the tablets will be used in the Special Education Support Services department for students with special needs, said Robert Williams, NCSD Director of Technology. “We also plan to send about five…

April 17, 2019 | Valley Electric Association, inc
Financial statements accurately reflect Co-op's financial position

PAHRUMP, Nev. (April 15, 2019) – Valley Electric Association released its 2018 audit today, and the report shows that the Cooperative’s 2018 financial statements “present fairly, in all material respects, the financial position” of VEA. The audit, dated April 5, 2019, was conducted by Bolinger, Segars, Gilbert & Moss, LLP, of Lubbock, Texas, and is posted to the Cooperative’s website…

April 15, 2019 | Valley Electric Association, inc
Former Board President from Fish Lake Valley steps down early due to family considerations

PAHRUMP, Nev. (April 15, 2019) – Longtime Valley Electric Board member John Maurer of Fish Lake Valley announced his retirement from the Board April 9, a few weeks earlier than he had originally planned. Maurer cited family health issues as the reason for the early decision. In a letter to the Board, Maurer wrote: “Please accept my early retirement from…

April 3, 2019 | Valley Electric Association, inc
New phone software, extended office hours  

PAHRUMP, Nev. (April 3, 2019) – Valley Electric Association has extended office hours and installed new phone software in moves that are expected to improve customer service for members, the Cooperative announced today. Electric and broadband customers now can conduct business from 7:30 a.m., until 5:30 p.m., daily Monday-Friday, said Bill Perna, Manager of Customer Service. In addition, new software…

March 19, 2019 | Valley Electric Association, inc
John Maurer to step down after serving four terms

The Valley Electric Association Board of Directors will have a new member following the election of Kathleen Keyes in District 4 (Fish Lake Valley). In Amargosa Valley (District 2), incumbent Dave Hall will serve a second term after winning re-election overwhelmingly over Gerald Nalepa March 19. The margin was 3-1. Kathleen ran unopposed and will replace John Maurer who served…

March 13, 2019 | Valley Electric Association, inc
13 vehicles, two trailers to be sold

To view VEA Vehicles to Be Auctioned CLICK HERE PAHRUMP, Nev.  – Valley Electric members will have the opportunity to bid on used fleet vehicles at the Cooperative’s annual meeting in April. Thirteen vehicles and two trailers will be auctioned to the highest bidders at the April 27 meeting at Pahrump Valley High School. “We have too many vehicles in…

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