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Chris Jeter Elected To Ninestar Connect Board Of Directors

(Greenfield, Indiana) – Massillamany & Jeter LLP partner Chris Jeter was elected to the NineStar Connect Board of Directors during its annual meeting Friday, March 25, 2017. During the meeting held at Greenfield Central High School, Mr. Jeter was selected by the cooperative’s members to serve as the Director for District 1, which includes the southeastern corner of Hamilton County. Mr. Jeter’s three-year term begins immediately.

NineStar was created on January 1, 2011, when Hancock Telecom and Central Indiana Power merged cooperatives into what is now known as NineStar Connect. On October 30, 2010, members of both cooperatives overwhelmingly voted in favor of the merger. NineStar Connect has emerged as a leader in smart grid deployment with the ability to provide advanced communications services to unserved and underserved areas. NineStar serves as a cooperative, which is a non-profit company that is owned and run jointly by its members, who share the profits or benefits.

The communications division serves as a telecommunications cooperative that offers services like broadband Internet, telephone, video and security solutions to residential and business customers. The electric services division provides electric power to customers in Hancock and parts of Hamilton, Madison and Rush counties. The NineStar Connect cooperative has a long history of doing business in Hancock County and is overseen by an elected board of directors. NineStar Connect has approximately 14,000 customers with about 5,000 customers having services from both the communications and electric divisions