About LREC



Our Purpose / Mission Statement: 

Providing our members safe, reliable, and competitive services for today and tomorrow. 

Core Values:

The Core Values are used to guide LREC's interactions with others as well as with one another as we live our purpose and move toward our vision of the future. Through these values, we will show how we value our member-owners and our employees while protecting our member-owners and our employees and our member-owner resources. These values are specific to LREC and work as guidelines for the Board of Trustees and employees to set strategic goals for the cooperative. While LREC has its own internal core values, it still adheres to the seven cooperative principles.

  1. LREC is community-minded
  2. LREC is responsive
  3. LREC is unified
  4. LREC is flexible
  5. LREC is innovative

Seven Cooperative Principles:

  1. Voluntary and open membership
  2. Democratic member control
  3. Member economic participation
  4. Autonomy and independence
  5. Education, training, and information
  6. Cooperation amongst cooperatives
  7. Concern for community