ACE elects officers, executive committee for 2020-21

January 22, 2020

The Public Alliance for Community Energy (ACE) elected Board of Director officers and at-large Executive Committee members for fiscal year 2020-21 at the ACE board annual meeting Jan. 22 in Kearney, Neb. Those re-elected as Board of Director officers for a 1-year term beginning April 1were:

  • Andrew Devine, city administrator, Albion, Neb., chair
  • Jeremy Tarr, electric superintendent, Broken Bow, Neb., vice chair
  • Mike Palmer, electric superintendent, Sidney, Neb., secretary/treasurer.

Those elected to the at-large Executive Committee were:

  • Nancy Kopejtka, city clerk/treasurer, Atkinson, Neb.
  • Doug Schultz, city administrator/clerk/treasurer, Curtis, Neb.
  • Randy Horst, village board chairperson, Gurley, Neb.
  • Dale Wilkinson, city council representative, Neligh, Neb.
  • Mitch Lamm, city administrator, Burwell, Neb.

The Executive Committee assists governing the organization between board meetings as necessary.

ACE is the community-owned, not-for-profit retail natural gas supplier of NMPP Energy. It formed in 1998 to provide competition in the Choice Gas Program in Nebraska. As the only community-owned supplier in the Choice Gas Program, ACE supplies natural gas to more than 16,000 customers and includes 75 communities and one public power district in Nebraska in its membership.