Associate Members

This is our membership category for businesses and other entities. The history of many associate members is closely tied with municipal utilities. Associate Members provide valuable services to Regular Members. MMUA and its utility members value the Associate Members and the goods and services they provide. Below is a list of our Associate Members.



Company Name

Bolton & Menk, Inc.

Physical Address: 1960 Premier Drive, Mankato, MN 56001-5900
Mailing Address: 1960 Premier Drive, Mankato, MN 56001-5900
Phone: 507.625.4171  
Fax: 507.625.4177

Bolton & Menk, Inc. is a Minnesota-based engineering firm founded in 1949. For over six decades, we have been committed to improving quality of life through engineering excellence and client satisfaction. We serve private and public clients in the areas of environmental, civil, transportation and water resources engineering. A full range of professional land surveying and GPS (Global Positioning Systems) services are also available. With the corporate office in Mankato, the firm maintains offices in Fairmont, Sleepy Eye, Burnsville, Willmar, Ramsey, Maplewood, Baxter, Rochester and Chaska, Minnesota; Ames, Spencer and Des Moines, Iowa; and Fargo, North Dakota.

Border States Electric Supply Company

Physical Address: 9100 Wyoming Avenue North, Suite 550, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
Mailing Address: PO Box 2767, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445-2767
Phone: 763.315.9426   Toll Free: 800.676.5834  
Fax: 763.315.9430

As a 100 percent employee-owned company, we're a leading provider of supply chain solutions. We specialize in providing value-added services, technical expertise and quality products to support our customers' supply chain needs in the construction, industrial and utility industries' distribution, transmission and substations are three of our specialties. With a network of 63 branches throughout 14 states, we are one of the largest independent electrical distributors in the United States.

Braun Intertec Corporation

Physical Address: 11001 Hampshire Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55438
Mailing Address: 11001 Hampshire Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55438
Phone: 952.995.2000  
Fax: 952.995.2020

Braun Intertec assists public and private organizations and property owners with site evaluations, site preparation recommendations, and construction support services. With more than 1,000 employees corporate wide across 30 offices, Braun Intertec staff represent multiple technical disciplines including environmental consulting, geotechnical engineering, testing, special inspections, geothermal consulting and facilities evaluations.

Brookings Municipal Utilities

Physical Address: 525 Western Avenue, Brookings, SD 57006
Mailing Address: PO Box 588, Brookings, SD 57006-0588
Phone: 605.692.6325  
Fax: 605.697.8470

  • Electrical Superintendent: Russ Halgerson
  • Line Superintendent: Doug Mahanke
  • Line Foreman: Todd VanderWal
  • Maintenance: Ryan Thompson
  • Lineworker: Vance Voegeli
  • Lineworker: Morgan Vrchota
  • Human Resources: Katie Winterfeld
  • Billing/Customer Relations: Jane Siekmann
  • Administrative Assistant: Becky Peterson

Cahoy Pump Service

Physical Address: 24568 150th Street, Sumner, IA 50674
Mailing Address: 24568 150th Street, Sumner, IA 50674
Phone: 563.578.1130  
Fax: 563.578.1135

Janet Cahoy, Purchasing
Phone: 563.578.1130

Video Well Surveying
Well Treatment and Cleaning
System Design and Efficiency Review
Direct Rotary Drilling
Reverse Rotary Drilling
Monitor Well Drilling
Pump Installation & Well Treatment & Rehabilitation Repair
Epoxy Coating
Aquifer/Well Field Investigation
Test Hole Drilling and Exploration
Logging and Analysis
Complete Machine Shop Facilities


Physical Address: 16305 36th Avenue North, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55446-4273
Mailing Address: 16305 36th Avenue North, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55446-4273
Phone: 763.268.3346  
Fax: 763.268.3301

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Carr's Tree Service

Physical Address: 307 State Hwy. 78, Ottertail, MN 56571
Mailing Address: PO Box 250, Ottertail, MN 56571-0250
Phone: 218.367.3355   Toll Free: 888.470.3355  
Fax: 218.367.3358

Carr's Tree Service has been in business for over 40 years and has now expanded to serve the majority of the state of Minnesota with offices in Ottertail, Owatonna/Faribault, St. Cloud/Anoka, and Sleepy Eye. Our employees are highly skilled in all areas of the tree service industry. Our employees are certified line clearance tree trimmers. Training entails CPR and First Aid, Aerial Rescue Practices and line voltage recognition. We are proud to be a member of the International Society of Arboriculture and Tree Care Industry Association.

Cavalier Municipal Utilities

Physical Address: 300 West 2nd Avenue North, Cavalier, ND 58220
Mailing Address: PO Box 750, Cavalier, ND 58220-0750
Phone: 701.265.8668  
Fax: 701.265.4884

  • Operations Manager: Barry Walton

CE Power Engineered Services, LLC

Physical Address: 9200 75th Avenue North, Brooklyn Park, MN 55428
Mailing Address: 9200 75th Avenue North, Brooklyn Park, MN 55428
Phone: 763.585.3925  
Fax: 763.441.7500

CE Power provides electrical systems solutions for 480V through 500kV electrical systems. We serve electric utility power plants, alternative energy facilities, transmission & distribution substations, industrial facilities, institutional facilities and clients with critical power applications.

Center for Energy and Environment

Physical Address: 212 3rd Avenue North, Suite 560, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Mailing Address: 212 3rd Avenue North, Suite 560, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone: 612.335.5858  
Fax: 612.335.5888

Founded in 1979, the Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) is a nonprofit organization that promotes the responsible use of natural and economic resources. CEE has provided energy, environmental and housing rehabilitation services to utilities, private corporations, neighborhood organizations, municipalities and public agencies for twenty-seven years. These services include program design and delivery, financing, building audits, technical research and training, and evaluations. CEE offers a full spectrum of energy, environmental and building rehabilitation services designed to improve lives of business owners, homeowners and tenants. CEE is staffed by experts in engineering, technical analysis and financing, who apply innovative technical approaches and proven business processes to increase building efficiency, improve occupants' health and productivity and reduce energy costs.

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