Jeff Wilcox will retire at the end of this year after 35 years of service. During his time at Tipmont, he’s served as a lineman, line working foreman, serviceman and a substation technician. He also oversaw the construction of Tipmont’s Battle Ground office that opened in 2009. Prior to joining Tipmont, Wilcox was employed with Public Service Indiana (now Duke Energy) for eight years.
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Former Tipmont REMC Lineman Ralph Winger passed away on Oct. 29. Winger retired from Tipmont in 2004 after 39 years of service.
In 2018, the Purdue Center for Regional Development completed an impact study focused on rural broadband to help Tipmont’s leadership decide whether we should offer this service. As Ron Holcomb mentions, the study found a 400% rate of return. We already see the results in action!
Jeremy Konkle, PE named chief operating officer; Jennifer Rufatto named chief marketing officer
Tipmont REMC and Wintek powered by Tipmont named Jeremy Konkle, PE as its chief operating officer and Jennifer Rufatto as its chief marketing officer.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced last week Tipmont REMC will receive more than $16 million in grants from the second phase of the Next Level Connections Broadband Grant Program. The program is designed to foster broadband infrastructure investment in unserved areas of the state.
Tipmont REMC will be closed Friday, July 3, 2020, in observance of Independence Day.
Wintek powered by Tipmont has enabled free public WiFi at North Montgomery Schools to support students who are unable to attend school due to Coronavirus restrictions. The free WiFi is available in the main parking lot next to US 231.
Updated Tuesday, September 2, 2020
We are committed to the well–being of our customers, our employees, and our communities. As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, we rely on health and safety information from experts to ensure the decisions we make are consistent with local community, state, and federal standards. We want to stress that all of our essential services will remain unaffected.
The following measures remain in place:
Two Tipmont lineworkers were among seventeen that graduated Saturday from Indiana Electric Cooperatives’ apprenticeship program, Rural Electric Apprentice Program (REAP).
Please use this resource for information regarding a January 2020 billing error for members on billing cycle 3.