Stearns Electric Association has named a new chief executive officer.
Robin Doege, who currently serves as CEO of Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative, will replace current CEO Dave Gruenes on Aug. 13.
Doege was chosen after the board of directors conducted a national search.
Doege worked eight years at Todd-Wadena and 10 years at Connexus Energy. He holds a bachelor’s degree in agricultural business administration and a master’s degree in business administration. Doege and his wife Stacey will relocate to central Minnesota. They have five children and one grandchild.
Retiring CEO Gruenes has provided cooperative leadership for 19 years, the last three years as CEO.
Stearns Electric Association serves more than 27,000 members in six counties including Stearns, Todd, Morrison, Kandiyohi, Pope and Douglas.