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Letter to the Editor: Erika Paleck for WOEC board

The West Oregon Electric Co-op offices in Vernonia. Photo: Chas Hundley

Dear Fellow WOEC Member/Owners, long power outages are dangers to our health, livelihoods and quality of life. Board of Directors’ policy and priorities are crucial aspects of how this is managed.

I am running for the District 5 Board of Directors seat, but all members vote for all directors. My goals and values: continuing the ongoing upgrade of service; my commitment to really hearing all members; fiscal responsibility and accountability; and sustainability of the co-op.

 My promise: to meet members directly at least 3 times a year in different locations in the district (all members welcome), bringing managers along. If we can’t answer your concerns immediately, we’ll take your contact information to get you solid answers.

I won’t . . .

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