Month: January 2023

Kenergy announces new president and CEO

Kenergy Corp’s Board of Directors has announced the selection of Tim Lindahl as the cooperative’s new President and CEO. Lindahl succeeds Jeff Hohn, who will be retiring in March.  Hohn, who has served as CEO since October 2015, will remain at the co-op until Lindahl starts his duties on Monday, March 13.
“Tim has more than 28 years of experience in executive management in the agricultural, information technology and energy industries, and for more than 15 years has worked at rural electric cooperatives.  He also served on the board of directors at a rural electric cooperative for a year,” says Billy Reid, chairman of Kenergy’s Board of Directors.  “He believes wholeheartedly in this business model and understands the important relationship between a cooperative and its member-owners.  The Kenergy board is confident in Tim’s experience and leadership abilities.”
In addition to his time spent with rural electric cooperatives, Lindahl was a co-founder and led a technology group dedicated to bringing technology and telecommunications to rural areas from 1995-2005.

Frankfort Youth Tour scheduled for March 22

The statewide office is pleased to announce the Frankfort Youth Tour is now scheduled for March 22 and will include the launch of the 2023 Co-ops Vote initiative in partnership with Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams.

The new Manager of Cooperative Outreach is Mallory Wafzig who will lead the youth tour programs, among other duties. Mallory brings over 7 years of association experience to Kentucky Electric Cooperatives. Most recently, she served as Director of Members Services for the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities where she focused on member services, grassroots initiatives, and event management. Please welcome her to the cooperative family –

2023 WIRE Scholarships Available for Kentucky College Students

The Kentucky Chapter of Women in Rural Electrification (WIRE) is offering three $1,000 scholarships to Kentucky college students. 

The scholarships are open to any applicant who meets the following criteria:

  • Student or student’s family must be served by a Kentucky rural electric cooperative
  • Student must have completed at least 60 credit hours at the end of the 2022 Fall College Term
  • Student must attend a Kentucky college or university

The scholarship application deadline is JUNE 6, 2023. Scholarship recipients will be notified in July. 

Scholarships will be awarded based on academic achievements, extracurricular activities, career goals, recommendations from professors and community leaders, and financial need. 

Applications can be mailed to:

Mallory Wafzig

c/o Kentucky Electric Cooperatives

P.O. Box 32170

Louisville, KY 40232

or emailed to

2023 WIRE Application