Hoosier Energy has named Curt Durnil as communications coordinator for media and public relations. Having served as public information officer for the Indiana State Police during the last 13 years, Durnil began his new career November 16.
When an outage occurs, operations crews focus on getting the power back on safely. While they’re doing that, co-op communicators work to keep member-consumers updated with timely information. This requires a collaboration between the communications and operations teams – a relationship Henry County REMC’s Lara Sullivan has been building for several years.
Power outages, employee injuries, rate increases – three topics that might lead to crisis for electric cooperatives.