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11/28/2018 Press Release

Dan Ehlers of KS Energy Services Receives MEA Meritorious Service Award

MEA is proud to present Dan Ehlers, contractor of KS Energy Services, a Meritorious Service Award for assisting a teenage girl who had been thrown from her horse. Ehlers and Terry Thiel of WEC Energy Group – Wisconsin Public Service provided the girl with coats to keep her warm, called 911, and stayed with her until the paramedics arrived. MEA presents the Meritorious Service Award annually to recognize individuals of MEA member companies who have performed actions in the service of another that are considered above and beyond.

“It is a privilege to present the Meritorious Service Awards,” said John Gann, MEA Energy Association vice president. “These awards serve to highlight the outstanding individuals in the energy industry who rise up when called and make a positive contribution to society.”

KS Energy Services, based out of New Berlin, Wisc., has been a member of MEA since 2005.

Applicants for the Meritorious Service Award are approved by the Executive Committee of MEA’s Board of Directors. Read about all MEA awards at

For questions contact John Gann, johng (at) MEAenergy (dot) org, or (651) 289-9600 x105.

About MEA:
MEA serves the people that deliver electricity and natural gas to homes and businesses. We were founded as a trade association over 110 years ago by distribution utilities whose vision was to improve safety and efficiency. Today, we fulfill the same purpose through education, leadership development, and industry connections. Energy delivery companies, contractors, and suppliers around the country benefit from our 55 summits, roundtables, and webinars, 400+ online technical courses, safety assessments, evaluator training, operator qualification compliance tools, and leadership courses for field personnel.