Energy Capital Cooperative Child Care operates under the cooperative business model, where the members it serves call the shots.
The board of directors consists of principals from the founding partners. As operations of the newly created entity stabilize, the founding board plans to transition to executive oversight roles, and regular board members will be consist of parents whose children attend the child care center, as well as representatives from the founding partners and community supporters.
The board will supervise the director and set the strategic direction and educational offerings of the center.
President Erin Huntimer, Basin Electric
Vice President Christie Obenauer, Union State Bank
Secretary Ken Miller, Hazen Public Schools
Treasurer Darrold Bertsch, Sakakawea Medical Center
Kayla Olson, Coal Country Community Health Centers
Dale Johnson, Dakota Gasification
Brad Zimmerman, Coyote Station
Kent Neustel, North American Coal Corp.
Conflict of Interest Statement
The board has adopted and annually recertifies a conflict of interest statement, whereby individual board members disclose any possible circumstances that may constitute a conflict of interest.