CONGRATULATIONS MIKE VENTURINO
Mike Venturino - 25 Years of Service
Mike came to work at Mt. Wheeler Power in July of 1992 as a meter reader. From 1995-1999 he worked on his lineman apprenticeship then continued his work as a lineman until 2005 when he moved into the metering department. In 2008 he became the substation tech where he continues today enjoying the technical aspect of the work.
In his free time Mike enjoys golfing and gun collecting. When asked what he liked best about his 25 years at Mt. Wheeler Power he said his co-workers. He also enjoys meeting and helping the members.
Welcome to Your Electric Cooperative
OUR MISSION: PROVIDE OUR MEMBERS WITH SAFE, RELIABLE, CONVENIENT AND EQUITABLE ENERGY SERVICES AND OTHER PRODUCTS DEEMED NECESSARY AND BENEFICIAL TO THE MEMBERS. MT. WHEELER POWER ALSO RECOGNIZES ITS EMPLOYEES AS ITS MOST VALUABLE ASSET AND SEEKS TO PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR THEM WHILE KEEPING A BALANCE BETWEEN THE NEEDS OF THE COOPERATIVE’S MEMBERS AND EMPLOYEES.
2017 Scholarship Winners
Congratulations to our 2017 scholarship winners:
Eskdale High School: Caleb Baker, Christian Conrad, Lauren Palfreyman, Emily Weight
Eureka High School: Katie Damele, Joshua Garcia, Jacob Jensen, Heather Lacovara
West Desert High School: Kirk Lewis
White Pine High School: Kolton Bilbao, Michayla Cessford, Bailey Coombs, Samantha Gamberg, Gabe Harris, Ena Lester, Delaney Marich, Ryan McKnight, Monty Moore, Mikinley Prengel, Toby Sturgeon, Lyssa Waggener, Levi Whittaker, Kellen Wilkin
Welcome Mr. Robert "Bob" Pratt
Bob is our newest board member serving District 3 (McGill)
Bob Pratt is a native son of White Pine County. He graduated from White Pine County High School, the university of Utah and M.I.T. Following high school, he spent 3 years in the army during the Korean War. For the next 31 years Kennecott was his home.
Bob's experiences include having responsibility for a 75,000 MW power plant. He also worked as the President of Bonneville Pacific and as the Chief Operating Officer, he was responsible for the construction and operation of eight hydroelectric and seven cogeneration power plants.
We are grateful for his willingness to serve the cooperative and look forward to working with Bob as a director.