Director qualifications for the REA Board of Directors

Runestone Electric Association’s rates and policies are the responsibility of an elected seven-member board of directors. As a co-op member, you are entitled to vote for the director from your district every three years. Any member residing in the district may seek the position of district director. Your directors are your voice in the operation of your co-op. Director qualifications are set forth by REA’s bylaws.

District One 
Gary (Andy) Anderson, Board Secretary
17458 E Lk Vermont Rd NE
Parkers Prairie, MN 56361
(218) 943-6100


District Two 
Barbara Johnson, Board President
14869 Miltona West Rd NW
Miltona, MN 56354
(320) 834-2498


District Three
Audrey Hjelle, Board Vice President
20340 180th. Ave.
Barrett, MN 56311
(320) 528-2383


District Four 
Ronald Holm, Board Treasurer
9933 Country Ln SW
Farwell, MN 56327
(320) 283-5565


District Five 
Bill O’Brien, Director
5809 O’Brien Road NE
Nelson, MN 56355
(320) 762-1961


District Six
Clif Patrick, Director
13133 E. Lovers Lk Rd SE
Alexandria, MN 56308
(320) 554-7163


District Seven
Steve Pederson, Director
12113 340th Ave
Farwell, MN 56327
(320) 283-5461


Runestone Electric Association’s service territory is divided into seven districts. Each district elects a representative to serve a three-year term on the board of directors. The map below shows districts as they are defined by township.

Townships by District


Election Cycle
Districts 2 & 5: 2018
Districts 1 & 4: 2019
Districts 3, 6 & 7: 2020