Itasca-Mantrap held its 79th annual membership meeting June 13 at the Park Rapids Area High School.
A total of 585 members and friends kicked off the evening by sitting down for dinner. The auditorium was filled with the sound of music provided by the local bluegrass group, “Unpolished,” before the meeting commenced.
The business meeting included reports from Itasca-Mantrap Board Chair Nancy Utke, President-CEO Christine Fox, CFO Esther Simon, 2018 Washington Youth Tour representative Gabby David, and Great River Energy Director of Resource Planning and Markets Greg Padden.
Director elections were held for a three-year term in two districts. Incumbents Al Czeczok, District 4; and Utke, District 5, were uncontested and were re-elected by acclamation.
Numerous door prizes were given away, including four youth bicycles, two $100 cash registration prizes and five $200 energy certificates.
The board held a reorganization meeting and elected officers: Chair, Utke; Vice Chair, Dan Breitbach; Secretary, Tim Kivi; Treasurer, Terrence Cook; and Assistant Secretary-Treasurer, Al Czeczok.