Western Farmers Electric Cooperative

Western Farmers Electric serves 469,000 consumers living in Oklahoma. The company owns 3,700 miles of distribution line. The board meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month; the annual meeting is April 20, 2016. The cooperative was incorporated in 1941 and was energized in 1953.

New Mexico Directors

Charles G. Wagner, Central Valley Electric, New Mexico
Donnie Bidegain, Farmers' Electric, New Mexico
John Graham, Lea County Electric, New Mexico
Jerry W. Partin, Roosevelt County Electric, New Mexico

Board of Directors

Charles L. Hickey, President, Northfolk Electric, Oklahoma
Mike Lebeda, Vice President, Kay Electric, Oklahoma
King Martin, Secretary-Treasurer, Red River Valley Rural Electric, Oklahoma
Donnie Bidegain, Assistant Secretary-Treasurer, Farmers' Electric Cooperative, New Mexico
George Burns, Choctaw Electric, Oklahoma
Gary Crain, Director, Canadian Valley Electric, Oklahoma
Don B. Ellis, Southwest Rural Electric, Oklahoma
Greg Goetz, Alfalfa Electric, Oklahoma
John Graham, Lea County Electric, New Mexico
Russell Grissom, Oklahoma Electric, Oklahoma
Gary Jones, Rural Electric, Oklahoma
Clint Pack, Cado Electric, Oklahoma
Jerry W. Partin, Roosevelt County Electric, New Mexico
Jean Pence, Harmon Electric, Oklahoma
Gene Peters, Cimarron Electric, Oklahoma
David A. Ray, Kiamichi Electric, Oklahoma
Max Shoemake, Central Oklahoma Electric, Oklahoma
Heath Sirmons, Altus Air Force Base (non-voting member)
Ray O. Smith, Northwestern Electric, Oklahoma
Charles Spencer, Cotton Electric, Oklahoma
Charles G. Wagner, Central Vallery Electric, New Mexico
Jeff Willingham, Southeastern Electric, Oklahoma

Executive Staff

Gary R. Roulet, Chief Executive Officer
Ron Cunningham, Vice President, Power Delivery
Mark Faulkenberry, Senior Manager Member Relations
Jason Lindsey, Manager, C&I Marketing
Gary Gilleland, Vice President, Generation
Brian Hobbs, Vice President, Legal and Corporate Services
Roy Klusmeyer, Senior Manager, Regional Market Planning
Jane Lafferty, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Jo Ann Parker, Executive Administrator


701 NE 7th Street
PO Box 429
Anadarko, OK 73005
Main: 405-247-3351
Fax: 405-247-4451
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