Utility co-op transition team leader will resign

LIHU’E — Dick Heitman, transition team leader for the Kauai Island Utility

Cooperative (KlUC) resigned for personal family reasons, effective June 30.

Heitman was commissioned by the National Rural Electrical Cooperative

Association (NRECA) to assist KIUC and Kaua’i Electric during the transition

period between now and when the sale is projected to close.

Both the NRECA

and the Cooperative Finance Corporation are aware of Dick’s resignation and

will be seeking a replacement as soon as possible. NRECA and CFC have already

identified appropriate replacement candidates, and interviews will begin this


are fortunate that we have such a vast network of resources to

call on in such a situation.”

Denny Polosky, KE’s Vice President

and General Manager adds, “It’s been a pleasure working with Dick, He’s

done a tremendous job educating our employees and has helped us make a smooth

transition thus far.”

Both KIUC and KE will move ahead as per the

original transition schedule,


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