Vol69-10 October 2019
Cooperative Review - October 2019

SMECO holds 81st Annual Meeting—more than 7,800 vote in election

SMECO held its 81st Annual Meeting on August 29, 2019, at Middleton Hall in Waldorf. The Board of Directors election was conducted online and by mail prior to the meeting.

The following SMECO members were elected to serve on SMECO’s Board for three years:

  • Calvert County: W. Michael Phipps
  • Charles County: Gilbert O. Bowling
    Richard A. Winkler
  • Prince George’s County: James A. Richards
  • St. Mary’s County: P. Scott White

Meeting Recap

Food bank donation

SMECO donates 1,635 pounds of food locally

SMECO and its employees donated 1,635 pounds of food to the Southern Maryland Food Bank. This donation helped the Southern Maryland Food Bank feed 75 families in Southern Maryland. SMECO is committed to the community and contributes to organizations that support local residents.

Food Donation

Around Town Calendar

Visit the Around Town Calendar to find out about upcoming events in Southern Maryland.

You have direct access to account information and many self-service options

SMECO’s Account Manager gives you fast and direct access to your account information from your computer or mobile device. SMECO implemented the smart meter energy tabs within the Account Manager system to help you track the amount of energy you use from day to day. Having access to your smart meter data provides you with greater control over your energy usage.

Account Manger

Save on heating costs

In Southern Maryland, the largest energy user in the home is the unit that supplies heat. Heat pumps are the most prevalent electric heating system in SMECO’s service territory.

Save on heating

October is National Co-op Month

A cooperative belongs to the community it serves because the cooperative’s customers are also its owners.

SMECO’s employees play a role in improving the quality of life for the cooperative’s members, not only in providing electric service, but also in being a part of the fabric of the communities where they work and live. Our employees give back in a variety of ways—from volunteer efforts to charitable donations. They have contributed more than $200,000 to local United Way organizations since 1999. In addition, SMECO employee fundraisers have contributed $270,650 to local organizations in just six years.

SMECO’s members can count on the cooperative’s commitment to the community.

Download tips on how to prepare for a power outage.

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