West Central Electric Cooperative is governed by a board of nine directors elected from among the members.

Nominations are announced in May at the Nominating Committee meeting, and Director elections are held during the annual meeting each year in August. Directors are elected for a three-year term.

Board of Directors Qualifications:

No person shall be eligible to become or remain a director or to hold any position of trust in the cooperative who:
(A) is not a member who continuously uses cooperative energy and service at his/her permanent, primary place of residence; or
(B) is in any way employed by or financially interested in a competing enterprise or business selling electric energy supplies to the cooperative, or a business primarily engaged in selling electrical or plumbing appliances, fixtures or supplies to the members of the cooperative; or
(C) Has been an employee of the cooperative within the last three (3) years.
Nothing contained in this section shall affect in any manner whatsoever the validity of any action taken at any meeting of the board of directors.

The board meets on the fourth Thursday of the month to make decisions concerning the cooperative's business.

 

 

Board Members

President

Densil Allen

WCE board member since 2011

Knob Noster, Mo.

Farmer

District 5--At-Large

Vice President

Clark Bredehoeft

WCE board member since 1991

Blackburn, Mo.

Farmer

District 2

Treasurer

Dale Jarman

WCE board member since 1997

Holden, Mo.

Farmer

District 4

Secretary

Robert Simmons

WCE Board member since 2005

Warrensburg, Mo.

Retired Bank VP

District 3

Asst. Secretary

Stan Rhodes

WCE board member since 2010

Corder, Mo.

Farmer

District 2

Director

Richard Strobel

WCE board member since 2011

Concordia, Mo.

Farmer

District 3

Director

Vacant

District 4

Director

Jeremy Ahmann

WCE board member since 2014

Odessa, MO

Farmer

District 1

Director

Colby Dowell

WCE board member since 2022

Odessa, MO

Executive Director of Lafayette County Children's Services Fund

District 1