Cooperative Network's electric members include distribution as well as generation and transmission cooperatives whose service territories are in Minnesota and/or Wisconsin. The association's resolutions process and lobby day events help bolster the voice of electric co-ops at the state capitols with support of the broader cooperative community. Cooperative Network has also brought together electric cooperatives with other sectors, such as dairy, to find common ground on potentially contentious issues like stray voltage.


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Cooperative Network has selected Sara Schoenborn to serve as their director of communications. In this role, Schoenborn will manage the organization’s strategic communications planning and activities including branding, public and media relations and event marketing. Schoenborn’s duties will include communications efforts for member, public, media and government relations, developing and...

Cooperative Network is proud to partner with colleague organizations, especially those that share our cooperative principles. One of those organizations, the Minnesota Rural Electric Association (MREA), published a column in their recent newsletter highlighting our partnership. From our legislative advocacy, to our partnership at the MREA’s Annual Meeting and Energy...

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Electric members


Board representation

Harlan Lanz Harlan Lanz

Electric Distribution–Minnesota

BENCO Electric Cooperative

Greg Sacia Greg Sacia

Electric Generation and Transmission

Dairyland Power Cooperative

David Anderson David Anderson

Electric Distribution–Wisconsin

Riverland Energy

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