The sign in front of the Homer Electric Association building in Kenai, Alaska, as seen on April 1, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

The sign in front of the Homer Electric Association building in Kenai, Alaska, as seen on April 1, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

HEA voters elect status-quo board

All three candidates elected are incumbents, having already served at least three years on the board

Voters in Homer Electric Association’s annual board of directors’ election reelected a status-quo board, per election results published Thursday.

All three candidates elected are incumbents, having already served at least three years on the board.

Mike Chenault, who ran unopposed for reelection, will serve another three years representing District 1, which includes Kenai, Nikiski and parts of Soldotna.

Robert Wall beat out candidate Crystal Schwartz McKenney for the District 2 seat, which covers Soldotna, Sterling and Kasilof.

Incumbent Louie Flora, who ran against Mike Jones, was reelected to the District 3 seat, which covers Kasilof south to Kachemak Bay.

Voting in this year’s election opened on March 29, and results were announced during HEA’s annual meeting in Homer.

The candidates elected last week will each serve three-year terms on HEA’s board of directors. Candidates whose seats are up for grabs next year include Wayne Ogle, Dan Furlong and Erin McKittrick.

More information about HEA’s board of directors can be found on the cooperative’s website at homerelectric.com.

Reach reporter Ashlyn O’Hara at ashlyn.ohara@peninsulaclarion.com.

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