Manager’s Message – July 2023

General Manager Submits Resignation

Ned Ratterman, general manager of Wasco Electric Cooperative, has resigned as of June 15, 2023.

Ned came to Wasco Electric in September 2021. His extensive background in the electric cooperative business provided the cooperative the ability to continue with its strategic plan and improvement of its systems.

Under Ned’s leadership, WEC made many notable strategic achievements, including making significant progress on a land purchase to expand the co-op’s operations facility and provide space for its future growth.

Ned made great progress moving forward with improving WEC’s automated meter system to bring more reliability and safety to the co-op. He leaves an exceptionally talented team in place and the co-op in an excellent position for its continued service to Wasco Electric’s cooperative family.

Ned’s dedication to the electric cooperative business as WEC’s general manager will be sincerely missed. The president of Wasco Electric, on behalf of the board of directors, expresses his appreciation of Ned and his contribution to Wasco Electric and wishes him every success for his future.

Wasco Electric Cooperative has begun the process of locating and appointing a new general manager.