59th Annual Meeting Focuses on Economic Impact of Montana’s Cooperatives

MCOC 59TH Annual Meeting

By Guy Gregory, MCDC Communications Specialist The second day of the MCOC 59th Annual Meeting began with a panel of co-op industry leaders briefing members about their respective sectors.   Panel Speakers included Montana Electric Cooperatives’ Association Interim CEO Gary Wiens, Montana’s Credit Unions VP of Relationship Management Ranel Smith, Montana Telecommunications Association General Manager Geoff […]

Council Members Meet in Helena for Their 59th Annual Meeting

By Guy GregoryMCDC Communications Specialist Fifty-one participants from 25 member cooperatives were represented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Montana Council of Cooperatives, which was held in Helena January 14-15, 2019. Generous sponsors of this year’s annual meeting and Legislative Dinner were: The annual meeting began on Monday with a premiere showing of “Autonomy […]

Council Members Meet for 58th Annual Meeting

By Guy Gregory MCDC Communications Specialist The Montana Council of Cooperatives 58th Annual Meeting convened in downtown Great Falls January 11-12, 2018. The two-day event brought together 31  representatives of16 member cooperatives at the historic Hotel Arvon. The Council’s annual gathering was sponsored by: CHS Inc., CHS BIG SKY, Hill County Electric Cooperative, Flathead Electric […]

MCOC 58th Annual Meeting Photo Gallery

MCOC’s 58th Annual Meeting took place at the Historic Hotel Arvon in Downtown Great Falls on January 11-12, 2018. MCOC President Clarence “Fritz” Keller welcomed Council members to their 58th Annual Meeting. MCDC Executive Director Janice Brown updated MCOC members about the first Montana Cooperative Impact Week.  Co-op leaders reached out to youth during the […]


By Guy Gregory, MCDC Communications Specialist     MCOC had 18 cooperatives represented at the 57th Annual Meeting in Helena on January 9 – 10, 2017 at the Radisson Colonial Hotel.  Over 40 members were in attendance at the meeting and the legislative dinner and dance served over 110 people which included the MCOC membership, […]

56th Annual Meeting Recap

The 56th annual meeting of the Montana Council of Cooperatives was convened January 20-21, 2016, in Great Falls since it was a non-legislative year.  Special thanks go to the following generous sponsors of this annual membership event: CHS, Inc. Flathead Electric Cooperative Hill County Electric Cooperative Montana Credit Union Network Nemont Communications NorVal Electric Cooperative […]