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Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016

Marking milestones

Saturday, April 28, 2007

Barry L. Mitchem, operations superintendent at New Madrid Power Plant, will celebrate 35 years with Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. in 2007.
AECI employees honored 25, 30,35 years of service

NEW MADRID - Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. recently highlighted employees' achievements and contributions to the cooperative's success during its annual employee recognition event.

Recognized for 35 years of service with the cooperative were Michael A. Barnes, assistant shift supervisor, and Barry L. Mitchem, operations superintendent, at New Madrid Power Plant.

Employees at the power plant who will reach 30 years with AECI this year are James A. Crawford, journeyman machinist/mechanic; Jacques P. DeLisle, journeyman instrumentation technician specialist; Terry A. Hadder, journeyman welder/mechanic; Richard E. Ivie Jr., journeyman electrician specialist; Kevin L. Ivy, journeyman instrumentation technician specialist; and Wendell W. Thompson, control room operator with training.

Celebrating their 25th year with the cooperative in 2007 are Larry Binion and Thomas W. Dial, journeyman mechanics; Jack J. Estes, yard equipment operator; James S. Howell, shift supervisor; Judith L. Johnson, warehouseman; Stanley E. Jones, journeyman mechanic; James M. Nickell, control room operator with training; and Anthony Sims, journeyman electrician specialist.

Celebrating their 25th year are, from left, Larry Binion, James S. Howell, Stanley E. Jones, Jack J. Estes and Thomas W. Dial. Not pictured are Judith L. Johnson, James M. Nickell and Anthony Sims.
AECI is owned by and provides wholesale power to six regional and 51 local electric cooperative systems in Missouri, southeast Iowa and northeast Oklahoma that serve more than 850,000 customers. AECI's mission is to provide an economical and reliable power supply and support services to its members.

AECI is a Touchstone Energy Cooperative.

Celebrating 30 years are, from left, Wendell W. Thompson, Terry A. Hadder and Richard E. Ivie Jr. Not pictured are James A. Crawford, Jacques P. DeLisle and Kevin L. Ivy.