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74th Annual Meeting

The Homestead - July 22-24, 2018


What Will Today's Co-op Look Like Tomorrow?



Sunday, July 22, 2018

11:00 am      37th Annual Golf Tournament
     The Cascades Golf Course
     Proceeds benefit the VMDAEC Education Scholarship Foundation
Refreshments sponsored by Altec.     

Box lunches sponsored by Lee Electrical.        
5:15 pm Registration Desk Opens
5:30 - 6:30 pm Welcome Hospitality
Hosted by our Associate Members & Vendors


Dinner on Your Own

Monday, July 23, 2018

Time Event
7:00 am  Registration Desk Opens
Governmental Affairs Committee Breakfast Meeting

Attorneys' Breakfast

     Hosted by Federated RE Insurance Exchange 

8:15 - 11:00 am

     VA, MD & DE Association of Electric Cooperatives Annual Members Meeting
     and Board of Directors Meeting

11:00 am Break
11:15 - noon First General Session: A Look at the Cooperative of Tomorrow: The Lexicon Project
12:15 pm Awards Luncheon - Honoring an Electric Cooperative Leader
The tradition of celebrating the electric cooperative family in Virginia, Maryland & Delaware and regularly calling attention to outstanding individuals through our awards program continues with this celebration luncheon.
2:15 pm Second General Session: Welcome & Introductions
Robbie F. Marchant, Chair, Educational Services Committee
2:30 pm Breakout Session 1 - Preparing for the Infrastructure of the Cooperative of Tomorrow
     Broadband, Solar/Renewables, Battery Storage, Electric Vehicles
2:30 pm Breakout Session 2 - Engaging the Members of the Cooperative of Tomorrow
     Communications/Member Services, Advocacy, Annual Meetings
3:45 pm Time to Enjoy the Omni Homestead
5:30 pm Reception
     Hosted by LeClair Ryan
6:30 pm Dinner & Auction/Raffle Benefitting the VMDAEC Education Scholarship Foundation
     Sponsored by Asplundh/Utility Lines Construction, CoBank, ODEC & Lee Electrical


Tuesday, July 24, 2018



7:15 - 8:15 am

Sponsored by ODEC
8:30 - 10:45 am      Old Dominion Electric Cooperative Annual Members Meeting 
     and Board of Directors Meeting

10:45 am RHI Annual Members Meeting and Board of Directors Meeting

Safe Travels Home!


The Homestead 
1766 Homestead Drive
Hot Springs, VA 24445
(800) 838-1766

Group Room Rate:

  • Flat rate of $195.00 plus tax for single or double room. Block rate 3 days pre and post meeting, based on availability.
  • Reservation requires one night’s advance deposit or credit card guarantee.

Reservation Cut-off Date:

Check-in/Check-out Times:

  • Check-in is after 3:00 pm and check-out is 12:00 pm.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellations received 72 hours before day of arrival avoid penalty of first night’s room rate.


  • Valet parking is available for $22 per day, which includes unlimited ins and outs.


Member cooperatives will be billed following the meeting for attendees as follows:Golf course pond at Homestead Resort

Golf Tournament          $150 per person 

  • Proceeds benefit the VMDAEC Education Scholarship Foundation
  • The tournament begins at 11:00 am with a shotgun start. Prepayment of all golf fees is required and includes greens fees, cart, practice balls and a boxed lunch. Please download, complete and return the tournament registration form and your check made payable to the VMD Association of Electric Cooperatives to Robin Byrd Wilfong by June 22, 2018. Each registered golfer will be sent a confirmation with more details.

Monday Luncheon      $53 per person

Special Note:

  • In accordance with Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, we invite all registrants to advise us of any disability and any requests for accommodation to that disability. Please submit your request as far as possible in advance of the program you wish to attend.
  • Don't forget to register these attendees and indicate which meal functions they will attend:
    • Special Guests (such as former CEOs) whom you would like to host at the meeting
    • Children of any age
  • If any registrant has dietary restrictions, please include that information when you register.


The deadline to register is Friday, June 22, 2018. 

Final guarantees are due by Friday, July 13, 2018.

Member cooperatives will be billed based on figures in-hand on July 13th.


Registration is now closed.

Questions? Contact Brandon Burton, Director of Continuing Education at [email protected] or (804) 968-7153.



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