Township Leader Award

Dakota Electric recently awarded Steve Wheeler of Waterford Township the 2023 Township Outstanding Leader of the Year Award. Each year, Dakota Electric seeks to recognize outstanding rural leadership with the award.

Steve’s dedication to the community has been outstanding, serving in various capacities:

  • Road Steward (since 2019): Ensuring the smooth operation of township roads.
  • Project Coordinator (since 2019): Volunteering expertise for project development.
  • Township Weed Inspector (since fall of 2019): Actively eradicating wild parsnip in the township.
  • Deputy Election Administrator: Crucial role in election execution.
  • Township Treasurer (since 2021): Stepping up to lead the township’s financial matters.

Steve’s versatile leadership and commitment make him a valuable asset to Waterford Township. Dakota Electric is proud to award a leader who embodies the spirit of community and excellence.

Along with the award, Dakota Electric donated $250 to the Community Action Center in Northfield on Wheeler’s behalf.