Until February 14, 2020 the board of directors accepted application for a vacant board seat due to a retirement. Gilbert Kroening is a long-time Carbondale resident and retired professor from SIU Carbondale. At Gil’s retirement in December of 2019 he had been an Egyptian Electric Cooperative board member for nineteen years. The board appointed Rick […]
August 1, 2020: As the pandemic continues, EECA members are still encouraged to use electronic means of doing business whenever possible to reduce the risk of exposure. To minimize health risks for consumer-members and employees, Egyptian Electric Cooperative has again closed front lobby access due to rising positive COVID-19 cases in Jackson and surrounding counties. […]
Lora Wolters was born and raised in Steeleville, currently residing outside of town with her husband, Kerry. Together, they have four children and three grandchildren. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, running and sitting by her lake in the sun. She was previously employed by Chester Dairy Company, until it’s […]
We are excited this week for Murphysboro’s revitalization efforts to be the featured in the March issue of the Illinois Country Living magazine! The article focuses on the importance of revitalizing rural America, making a difference where you are, and taking pride in where you live. The feature was well-written by our very own southern […]
More information to come in the March Illinois Country Living issue, but for 2020 tree work will be conducted on the Shawnee, Keller, Sparta, Finney and Cora which covers Sparta area and between and around Chester and Murphysboro. To visit for more information, visit our ROW Locations page.
Due to the increase in credit card fraud nationwide resulting from card not present (CNP) transactions, we have implemented new security safeguards in order to protect member information. As a result, effective January 2021 we will no longer be accepting credit card payments over the phone. In order to serve our membership best, and most […]
For the 201-2020 school year we awarded TWELVE $500 Classroom Empowerment Grants to teachers and/or school administrators of public and private K-12 schools to help with projects that will improve educational opportunities for students. To learn more and see more photos, visit our Classroom Empowerment Grants webpage now.
Egyptian Electric Cooperative Association (EECA) will have a Board of Directors vacancy in early 2020! The deadline to apply is end of business on Friday, February 14, 2020. So if you live in eastern Jackson County or Williamson County and are interested in serving your community as a Director for EECA, notify us in writing […]
State Senator Dale Fowler (R-Harrisburg, 59th District) received the Illinois Electric Cooperatives’ 2019 Public Service Award on Dec. 3 at SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative office in Carrier Mills. The award was made in recognition of Sen. Fowler’s dedicated public service to all citizens of the state of Illinois and for outstanding contributions to the rural […]