2022 ANNUAL MEETING

2022 Annual Meeting

As a reminder, most members received an email invitation to this year's meeting. The email would have been sent to the more recent email address we have on file. The email was titled "Official 2022 Hendricks Power Annual Meeting Invitation" and was sent on Friday, July 1st, 2022. The email had a link to a parking/admission pass that requires a physical copy to enter the fairgrounds for free to attend our meeting. . If you need a parking/admission voucher or have not received your invitation, please contact our office and we will resolve any issues! 

VOTING

To ensure all members have the chance to vote, Hendricks Power will be offering online and day-of voting for our board of directors election. Election results will be announced at the business meeting on July 21, 2022. All participating members will receive a chance to win one of five $500 bill credits.

SMARTHUB ONLINE VOTING

July 1-20
If you need assistance voting or enrolling for SmartHub, click here or call our office at (317) 745-5473. 

mockup-of-an-iphone-xs-with-a-guy-playing-guitar-in-the-back-25752.pngIf using a mobile device, cast your vote by following these instructions:
- Log in using the SmartHub app.
- Press the "Vote Now" button at the top of your screen
- Press "Continue" at the bottom of the page.
- Cast your vote for areas 1, 2, and 3. Please note, that there is a link that allows members to view bios of candidates for those interested.
- Once your ballot is confirmed, press "Continue" and check the box that constitutes an electronic signature.
-  Press "Cast Vote!"

If using a desktop computer, cast your vote by following these instructions:
- Log into SmartHub by visiting the Hendricks Power home page.
- At the top right corner of the screen, press "Vote Now" 
- Press "Continue" at the bottom of the page.
- Cast your vote for areas 1, 2, and 3. Please note, that there is a link that allows members to view bios of candidates for those interested.
- Once your ballot is confirmed, press "Continue" and check the box that constitutes an electronic signature.
-  Press "Cast Vote!"

 

 

ANNUAL MEETING 

July 21, 2022
11 am - 6 pm
Hendricks Co. 4-H Fair

1900 E Main St, Danville, IN 46122
Members and their families can submit the parking pass found in their invitation (email or physical) to attend the 4-H fair for free. Please note, that you will need a PRINTED parking pass; showing the pass on your phone will not qualify. Once admitted, members can vote at the Sponsor of the Day Pavilion. Members will receive $10 in fair food vouchers to use at any food vendor on July 21. Members who have voted online will receive fair food vouchers. 

CANDIDATES

AREA 1

Brent Shay HeadshotBRENT SHAY, CANDIDATE

Brent Shay and his wife Terri have been residents of Hendricks County and customers of the Hendricks Power Cooperative for over 37 years. Shay is seeking election in Area 1. Shay is currently a Sales Executive for Eby-Brown, a PFG company with operations in Plainfield. He has over 45 years of progressively responsible sales, P&L management, and leadership experience in the wholesale distribution industry. 
Shay currently serves as President of the Hendricks County Building Facilities Corporation, is Treasurer for the Indiana Wholesale Distributors Association, and serves as Precinct Committeeman for Guilford Township. He supports the activities of Meals on Wheels and Active Grace Food Pantry locally.
Brent and Terri are active members of Plainfield Christian Church. They raised their two children, Monica and Blake, in the Plainfield school system.  They enjoy outdoor activities, supporting the increasing number of local businesses and events, and spending as much time as they can with their four grandchildren. 


 

AREA 2

Andy LynchANDY LYNCH, INCUMBENT

Andy Lynch is the incumbent director seeking re-election in Area 2. He graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. While attending Purdue, Lynch worked at the cooperative as a summer employee. After graduation, he took a job with Himsel Brothers Grain and Livestock, where he is presently employed. Lynch has served on the Hendricks Power Cooperative Board of Directors since 1998 and is currently the Board President. 

 

 

 

 

AREA 3

Matt HessionMATT HESSION, INCUMBENT

Matt Hession is the incumbent director seeking re-election in Area 3. He is a native of Brownsburg where he graduated from Brownsburg High School. He farms with his brother, raising corn, soybeans and hay. 
Hession has been a member of the cooperative for 33 years, and was appointed to the board of directors in 1993 where he currently serves as vice president. Matt and his wife, Debbie, have three children and are
active members of St. Malachy church in Brownsburg.

ANNUAL MEETING & MEMBER APPRECIATION EVENT

HENDRICKS COUNTY 4-H FAIRGROUNDS
JULY 21, 11 AM - 8 PM

Members and their families can submit the parking & admission ticket (found in the invite that was mailed to their home) to attend the 4-H Fair for free. Once admitted, members can vote at the Sponsor of the Day Pavilion. Members will receive $10 in fair food vouchers to use at any food vendor on July 21, along with a chance to win one of five (5) $500 energy credits. Please note, all households are eligible to receive the $10 in fair food vouchers. Members are also able to register and receive their vouchers after voting has concluded at 6 pm.
 

11 AM

REGISTRATION & VOTING BEGINS

Sponsor of the Day Pavilion
Bring your invitation to receive your $10 in food vouchers and $10 bill credit.

2 PM

LIVE LINE SAFETY DEMONSTRATION

Hendricks Power Expo Hall
Learn about indoor and outdoor electrical safety. Fun for all ages!

4 PM

TESLA MODEL 3 DEMONSTRATION

Promenade
Learn about our Tesla Model 3 and ask your questions about electric vehicles!

5-7 PM

FAMILY FUN

Sponsor of the Day Pavilion
Get your last-minute votes in and enjoy family fun with balloon animals and Silly Safaris animal shows at 3 and 4:30 pm. Voting ends at 6 pm.

6:30 PM

BUSINESS MEETING

Hendricks Power Expo Hall
Catch up on current cooperative happenings, results of the election, and winners of the five $500 bill credits.*

8 PM

EVENT CONCLUDES

 

BUSINESS MEETING

 

July 21 - Hendricks Power Expo Hall - 6:30 PM
Attend in-person or tune in on Facebook or YouTube to catch up on current cooperative news and events, hear the results of the board of directors election, and see if you’re one of the five lucky winners of a $500 bill credit!*

 

 

PARTNERS OF HENDRICKS

Hendricks Power Cooperative aligns itself with a number of partners in providing quality service for its customers. 

  1. Touchstone Energy
  2. NRECA
  3. Indiana Electric Cooperatives
  4. Wabash Valley Power Association 

SEVEN COOPERATIVE PRINCIPLES

  1. Voluntary and Open Membership
  2. Democratic Member Control
  3. Members' Economic Participation
  4. Autonomy and Independence
  5. Education, Training and Information
  6. Cooperation Among Cooperatives
  7. Concern for Community

CONTACT US TODAY

If you are a member of the media, please use the contact information under "Media Inquiries" below.

PHONE:

317-745-5473
800-876-5473

MAILING ADDRESS:

PO Box 309
Danville, IN

STREET ADDRESS:

86 N County Road 500 E
Avon, IN 46123

MEDIA INQUIRIES: