April 1, 2019 | Uncategorized |
Fiduciary responsibilities and recall effort topics of discussion

PAHRUMP, Nev. (April 1, 2019) – Valley Electric Association announced plans today to conduct a special member meeting to address concerns regarding fiduciary responsibilities and the process for recalling VEA Board members. The special meeting will be conducted immediately following VEA’s Annual Meeting on April 27 at Pahrump Valley High School. In announcing the special meeting, VEA Board President Ken…

March 19, 2019 | News | Press Releases | Uncategorized |
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 | News | Press Releases | Uncategorized | Upcoming Events |
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…

March 5, 2019 | Media Coverage | News | Press Releases | Uncategorized |
Richard Peck has 47 years in utility industry

PAHRUMP, Nev. (March 4, 2019) – Richard Peck, a longtime utility executive, was named interim Chief Executive of Valley Electric Association Monday and will serve in that capacity until further notice, said Ken Derschan, President of the VEA Board of Directors. “Dick has a wealth of experience with cooperatives, and he should be a big help,” said Derschan. Peck, of…

February 27, 2019 | News | Press Releases | Uncategorized |

PAHRUMP, Nev. (Feb 27, 2019) – Regarding recent events involving Valley Electric Association, we would like to assure members that VEA will cooperate fully and transparently with authorities. VEA regrets the current circumstances, and we have initiated our own internal investigation. We remain committed to our members. Services will not be affected.

February 14, 2019 | Media Coverage | News | Press Releases | Uncategorized |
No findings from forensic audit conducted following management transition

(The following was written by the Valley Electric Association Board of Directors and CEO Angela Evans.) By now many of Valley Electric Association’s members have read the February edition of Ruralite, as well as our press release on the rate increase and job reductions. In each of these communications we felt it important to talk to our members about the…

February 7, 2019 | News | Press Releases | Uncategorized |
18 jobs eliminated as cost-cutting measure

PAHRUMP, Nev. (Feb. 7, 2019) – Valley Electric Association, Inc., will implement a $5 adjustment to the Facility Charge and 9 percent energy rate increase for residential electric consumers, effective March 1, 2019, it was announced today. The rate adjustment is the first permanent electric rate increase in more than 10 years for Valley Electric consumer-members. In 2017 a temporary…

January 31, 2019 | Media Coverage | News | Press Releases | Uncategorized |
Member can cast ballots in five different ways

CLICK HERE TO VOTE IN DISTRICT 2 (AMARGOSA VALLEY) CLICK HERE TO VOTE IN DISTRICT 4 (FISH LAKE VALLEY) Elections are being conducted in Districts 2 (Amargosa Valley) and District 4 (Fish Lake Valley) for positions on the Valley Electric Association Board of Directors. VEA members can participate in the elections in five different ways: Mail. Ballots are mailed to…

January 2, 2019 | News | Press Releases |

A topic that came up frequently during my visits with members in December was the challenge with Valley Communication Association’s IPTV service. I got a question about it at nearly every stop I made, which I expected. For many months, consumers have had to deal with “pixelation,” lost signals and other issues. If you have the service, chances are, you…

December 17, 2018 | News | Press Releases | VEA Spotlight |
Cost controls implemented

During stops in communities throughout Valley Electric Association territory in December, CEO Angela Evans provided updates on key initiatives and discussed the Cooperative’s mission and vision under new leadership. Members asked questions on topics ranging from solar energy to service reliability to high-speed broadband, to Energy Choice and renewable portfolio standards. The visits began Dec. 5 in Pahrump and ended…

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