The 85th Annual Meeting of Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative was held Friday, May 3, 2024. The meeting was held at the West Plains Civic Center and 1,100 people attended the meeting.

Ava Greenan, Mountain View Birch Tree FFA President, lead the attendees in the Pledge of Allegiance; Brady Walton, Willow Springs, entertained the crowd with country hits and classics.


Hamburgers and hotdogs with chips and drinks were available and kids enjoyed the inflatable slides and obstacle course. Peace Valley Telephone and GigFire were available to talk with members about internet services. Ozarks Healthcare offered blood pressure checks and distributed health information and Ozark Action was available to talk about home energy savings. Sho-Me Power Cooperative and Associated Electric Cooperative had displays explaining energy efficiency and power generation.

Brady Walton, Willow Springs native, entertained the crowd with music including many country hits and favorites.

During the meeting, committee members gave their reports, as did CEO/General Manager, Dan Singletary. See the Operations Statement for some of the reported information.

A live stream of the business meeting was provided online, and a recording of that is available to view below:


The following video, presented at the annual meeting, provides a look at a day in the life of the HOEC team.


Individuals elected to the Board of Directors were Garel Montgomery, District 1; Brandon Huffman, District 2; John Plummer, District 3; and Scott Mahan, District 4.