About Prairie Energy Cooperative
Prairie Energy Cooperative is headquartered in Clarion, Iowa. We are a member-owned, non-profit electric cooperative serving an eleven county area in north-central Iowa. Our power is supplied by Corn Belt Power Cooperative in Humboldt, Iowa and Basin Electric Power, Bismarck, ND. The cooperative is governed by a seven member board of directors.
Our Mission: To provide leadership, solutions and service to enrich quality of life in our community.
Our Values: Prairie Energy shares the same values as the Seven Principles of Cooperatives along with the Touchstone Energy Values.
Seven Principles of Cooperatives
- Voluntary and open membership without discrimination
- Democratic member control
- Member's economic participation
- Cooperative autonomy and independence
- Member education, training and information to the general public
- Cooperation among cooperatives
- Concern for community
Touchstone Energy Values
- Commitment to Community
Marion Denger, President, District 5, Dows, Iowa (member of the Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives and National Rural Electric Cooperative Association board of directors)
James Wellik, Vice-president, District 2, Woden, Iowa
Donald Christopherson, Secretary/treasurer, District 7, Duncombe, Iowa
Scott Stecher, Assistant Secretary/treasurer, District 4, Clarion, Iowa (Corn Belt Power Cooperative board president)
Ted Hall, Director, District 1, Forest City, Iowa
Josh Amonson, Director, District 6, Woolstock, Iowa
Allyn Waddingham, Director, District 3, Meservey, Iowa.
2099 Highway 3, PO Box 353
Clarion, Iowa 50525-0353
Phone: 515-532-2805 or 1-800-728-0013