˿϶Ƶ electric cooperative leaders meet with Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) on Capitol Hill.  09/2023
˿϶Ƶ electric cooperative leaders meet with Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) on Capitol Hill.  09/2023

Government Affairs

With ever-changing political and regulatory climates, ˿϶Ƶ’s electric co-ops have faced many political challenges in Columbus and in Washington, D.C.

OEC understands the importance of building and continuously fostering strong relationships with regulators, elected officials, and their staff - and is committed to educating federal and state officials on the importance of electric cooperatives, the cooperative business model, and the necessity of reliable and affordable electric service to ˿϶Ƶ’s cooperative members. OEC amplifies the collective cooperative voice at the ˿϶Ƶ Statehouse and on Capitol Hill.

Political Engagement

End-of the line electric cooperative members and cooperative employees can engage in the political process by participating in our national political action committee, America’s Electric Cooperative PAC, which supports state and federal officeholders and candidates who support co-ops.

More than 36,000 electric cooperative members across the country support America’s Electric Cooperative PAC – including 6,000 from ˿϶Ƶ.

If you are an ˿϶Ƶ cooperative member and are interested in learning more about America’s Electric Cooperative PAC, please contact your local cooperative.

OEC Government Affairs & Economic Development Staff

Marc Armstrong

Marc Armstrong

Marc Armstrong

Director, Government Affairs
614.893.4042
marmstrong@ohioec.org

Kelly Barr

Kelly Barr

Kelly Barr

Manager, Government Affairs
614.560.3733
kbarr@ohioec.org

Dennis Mingyar

Dennis Mingyar

Dennis Mingyar

Director, Economic Development
614.361.6138
dmingyar@ohioec.org

Marisa Stith

Marisa Stith

Marisa Stith

Program Administrator, Government Affairs
614.430.7851
mstith@ohioec.org

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