Member Services

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New Way to Pay – MoneyGram!

EECA has a new way to pay, with hopes to better serve our members! Years ago we brought you the payment kiosks at the time for members to pay cash (plus credit/debit cards and e-check) outside of our physical office locations and regular office hours. Now we have collaborated with MoneyGram, giving our membership additional […]

Annual Meeting Scholarship

The TEN $1,000 Scholarship Winners Announced!

Although our Annual Meeting was cancelled for this year, we decided to continue with the scholarship drawings. Congratulations to our ten winners of the Egyptian Electric Cooperative Association’s $1,000 Annual Meeting scholarships! This morning ten names were drawn from a raffle drum of the 97 southern Illinois student applicants that are either a son/daughter of […]

2020 Annual Meeting Cancellation Announcment

2020 Annual Meeting Cancelled

For the 2020 Annual Meeting reports and information, visit our Annual Meeting webpage. 2020 Annual Meeting Cancellation Press Release May 27, 2020 Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the board of directors of Egyptian Electric Cooperative Association (EECA) made the decision to cancel the July 16, 2020 annual meeting of members. “One of the seven […]

Brennen Thomas

Brennen Thomas IEC Scholarship Winner!

The winners of the Thomas H. Moore Illinois Electric Cooperatives (IEC) Memorial Scholarships have been announced! Each year twelve scholarships, worth $2,000 each, are given out to Illinois senior students who are sons or daughters of cooperative consumer-members, directors and/or employees. Funds to support the scholarship are raised yearly at the AIEC Annual Meeting (as […]


LIHEAP Assistance

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) heat and electric assistance are benefit payments intended to help pay a portion of a household’s heat and electric costs. Qualifications and benefit amount depends on household size, income, and energy costs. In most cases, the benefit is applied as a credit directly to the household’s Egyptian Electric account. We urge you  to contact your […]

covid 19 local resources

COVID-19 Southern Illinois Resource Guide

Information on COVID-19 Assistance Resources for individuals and businesses can be found in the resource document below. This information is updated weekly as new items come up or additional information requested. It provides details about the following: Job Search, Training & Job Openings Unemployment Insurance Paid Sick/Family Leave Food Assistance Utility Information Rental Assistance Healthcare […]

Rick Asaturian

New Board Member, Rick Asaturian

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 […]


COVID-19 Office Closure

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

Welcome New CSR, Lora Wolters!

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 […]

March Illlinois Country Living magazine cover

Welcome Back, Murphysboro!

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 […]