• This one-day course helps directors connect the dots between what they as individual directors can do on behalf of their cooperative while maximizing relationships with their statewide and NRECA to make sure the co-op voice is heard on Capitol Hill and in the regulatory agencies.

  • At the Legislative Conference, electric co-op directors, managers and employees have the opportunity to strengthen relationships with their congressional delegations and staff and to advocate on legislative issues affecting electric co-ops and their consumer members.


  • Co-ops Vote is NRECA’s non-partisan program designed to inform co-op consumer members on the key issues facing electric co-ops and encourage them to vote.

  • Voices for Cooperative Power (VCP), the grassroots arm of NRECA, is a powerful network of advocates who are working together to influence the federal policies that impact electric co-ops and their consumer-members.

  • America's Electric Cooperatives PAC (formerly ACRE®) is the federal political action committee (PAC) of America's electric co-ops. Backed by more than 35,000 eligible employees, directors and consumer-members across the country, NRECA's PAC supports political candidates who will speak for and protect the interests of electric co-ops and their consumer-members. Electric co-ops are encouraged to solicit eligible individuals including those serving on your boards of directors, salaried employees with policymaking or managerial responsibilities, any consumer-member of an electric co-op that belongs to NRECA, and families of eligible individuals. The PAC team can provide strategic guidance on how to successfully launch or grow the PAC at your co-op.

More Resources

All of these and more co-op specific political advocacy resources are available on our Advocacy page. Peruse the featured resources or use the filters on the left side of the page to find the resource most relevant to you. ACRE-specific resources can be found on the America's Electric Cooperatives PAC page.

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