|Missoula Electric Cooperative
Strategic Planning for Continued Improvement
Earlier this year, the Missoula Electric Cooperative (MEC) Board of Trustees and Management team gathered for the purpose of Strategic Planning. Strategic planning is important because it provides a sense of direction, and outlines measurable goals for the organization. A strategic plan is a tool that guides day-to-day decision making and mobilizes the necessary financial resources, energy and time in support of endeavors that forward the mission of MEC.
That’s right - effective strategic planning begins and ends with the organizational mission in mind. A Mission Statement defines what an organization is, why it exists, and its reason for being. Read More
What is a Grassroots Movement?
A grassroots movement is a community-centered movement focusing on preserving or advancing the values of the community. The need for grassroots movements stems from the inequity between the interests of small, often isolated interest groups and the traditional power structure. More often than not, grassroots movements are associated with political parties and offices at all levels of government.
Our grassroots program - MEC Roots - is all about preserving the quality of life our members enjoy by virtue of stable electricity prices delivered by a not-for-profit electric cooperative.
By signing up for MEC Roots, you can take a more active role in your Cooperative. When you sign up, we will send you a quarterly newsletter covering the challenges that face the Cooperative and ultimately, your rates. When we need a little extra support, we will engage our members to contact their representatives to support or oppose an issue that may have a significant impact on the Cooperative. Read more.