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MAC Meetings

Get Involved! Join the Member Advisory Committee!

By serving on the Member Advisory Committee, you’ll learn:

  • Why electricity is so expensive in Interior Alaska.
  • Where our power comes from.
  • What “cooperative” means.
  • What goes into coordinating GVEA’s Annual Members’ Meeting.

If these topics interest you, then you should consider joining GVEA’s Member Advisory Committee (MAC). Serving on the MAC is a great way to get involved, find out more about your co-op and provide valuable feedback.

MAC meetings are typically held the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. 

Interested? Apply here: Member Advisory Committee Application

Here’s a brief video, with testimonials from MAC members:

The MAC is made up of three members from each of GVEA’s seven geographic districts, and they:

  • Serve three-year terms (beginning in September)
  • Meet monthly (typically on the second Wednesday of each month), with each meeting lasting about 90 minutes
  • Receive $60 per meeting, plus standard mileage rates for roundtrip travel

MAC members are also asked to serve on various committees (e.g. district nominating, annual meeting, bylaw review and election).

All GVEA members (except employees) are eligible to serve.

Note:  Applications will be available and accepted from May through July each year.

MAC Rules of Decorum Agreement

MAC Guidelines

Current MAC Members:

District 1: Matthew Mund Carol Lee Gho Anita Hartmann Mike Bradley Marcus Chappel Kay Hoch
District 2: Carol Colp Heidi Titchenal Richard Theilmann Herbert Butler Jamie Hansen
District 3: John Alden Alison Carter Korene Long
District 4: John Rathbun Angela Ritchie Harmony Tomaszewski Joshua Church  
District 5: Enlow Walker Russell Johnston Karen Lipari Eric Lanser  
District 6: Bobbie Ortiz Audrey Brown
District 7: Terry Hinman John Kelleher Katherine Hennigan

2022 Meeting Dates

  • January 12
  • February 9
  • March 23
  • April 13
  • May 5 – GVEA Annual Meeting
  • June 9 – Assist with the Ballot Count
  • July – Tour or Ballot Count (If needed.)
  • August 10 – GVEA Facility Tour
  • September 14
  • October 12
  • November 9
  • December 14