Hall of Fame - Cooperative Spirit


Cooperative Spirit Award

This award is given for significant services performed by the recipient to Basin Electric and its membership. It is envisioned that honorees will be recognized for having been diligent in all aspects of their electric cooperative-related careers and created value and success for the cooperatives they work with/for through consistent good work. This award typically focuses on the recipient's years of excellent performance, commitment and service to Basin Electric and its member systems.

The Cooperative Spirit Award may be given to more than one person annually. The recipient may be a recent retiree, manager or director from Basin Electric, a member system, or another related organization. This award recognizes the recipient's outstanding performance and support for innovative and effective cooperative programs. Leadership, effectiveness and extent of impact shall be considered important factors in judging this award.

See: Cornerstone Award winners

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Cooperative Spirit Award

Orville Fossland

2002
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Cooperative Spirit Award

Ray Kruckenberg

2003
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Cooperative Spirit Award

Frank Knutson

2003
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Cooperative Spirit Award

William Keller

2004
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Cooperative Spirit Award

Gary Williamson

2005
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Cooperative Spirit Award

Eugene Appeldorn

2008
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Cooperative Spirit Award

Kent Janssen

2008
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Cooperative Spirit Award

Howard Easton

2009
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Cooperative Spirit Award

Richard Fockler

2009
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Cooperative Spirit Award

Ken Ziegler

2009
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Cooperative Spirit Award

Jim Headley

2011
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Cooperative Spirit Award

Clifton "Buzz" Hudgins

2014
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Cooperative Spirit Award

Daryl Hill

2014