Welcome to MESE

MESE invites all municipal utilities and electric cooperatives to attend the 24th annual MESE meeting to be held September 26th, 27th and 28th in Bryan, TX at The Stella Hotel. We have planned an exciting and informative format to discuss and share safety issues, features of available new equipment, accidents, near misses, and much more. Thursday afternoon, September 27th, we will provide various topics presented by qualified experienced instructors. Specific information regarding the agenda will be posted here in August.

There will be a vendor show all day Thursday September 27th.

The MESE conference touches all safety, training, and technical aspects of the electrical utility. Who should attend? Apprentices, journeyman linemen, substation techs, generation, metering/service and safety/risk personnel attend this conference.

If you are interested in our organization or have any questions, please contact Jessica Reece thru this website.


Jessica Reece, CSP
Safety & Training Coordinator
Garland Power & Light


About MESE

PURPOSE: To provide the opportunity for all municipal utilities and electric cooperatives to come together to discuss safety and training issues, solutions and opportunities that we all experience in the everyday operations of the business.

Attendee Invitation

This is your invitation to attend the 24th Annual


MESE Conference

24th Annual Conference September 26-28, 2018

We invite you to attend our 24th Annual Safety Conference to be held Wednesday September 26th through Friday September 28rd, 2018 at The Stella Hotel in the thriving city of Bryan, TX.

The conference shares safety related information with Texas Municipal Utilities and Texas Electric Cooperatives from around the state. We provide information on key topics such as accident investigation, material/equipment, and required/changing safety standards.


Note: After September 1, 2018 registration is $150.00 per person

JOIN US WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FOR A GOLF SCRAMBLE SPONSORED BY ALTEC AT THE Traditions GOLF COURSE - ENTRY FEE IS $75.00 per person. Please register by September 15, 2018 Registration/Sign-In starts @ 11:00 a.m.; Tee Time is 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday September 26th. Call Billy Fulbright, (City of College Station) at 979-255-6107 for details.

All conference attendees are invited to join us immediately following the golf scramble: Join us at The Stella in the Hershel's cocktail lounge for appetizers and drinks; SPONSORED BY: TECHLINE. Hospitality will be open from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 26th, 2018.

MESE continues to bring the attendees one of the best Vendor Shows in the area. The VENDOR SHOW, with over 30 Vendors, begins Thursday at 9:00 am – Various electric utility and safety vendors will be on-site displaying and demonstrating tools, equipment, PPE, etc. Vendor Hospitality: Light refreshments will be furnished Thursday evening from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Hershel's.

All members of the utility group – whether you are a Field Supervisor, a Safety Specialist, or a Field or Plant Craftsman – this is a perfect opportunity for you to meet others from your line of work and develop a network for exchanging ideas and information throughout the entire year. All presentations are available to you and your company for your safety meetings.

The Stella has provided attendees a special rate of $129.00 per night (plus taxes)
Rooms are limited and it is advisable to make reservations early


979-421-4000 for hotel reservations for the Conference
Use the code: MESE2018
The Stella Hotel, 4100 Lake Atlas Drive, Bryan, Texas 77807

For questions or additional information, you may contact Jessica Reece by any of the following:

Email: jreece@gpltexas.org   Office Phone: (972) 205-3466   Mobile: (972) 897-4762

Please make checks payable to:   MESE
Mail registration fee and form to:   Jessica Reece, GP&L/MESE PO Box 469002, Garland, TX 75046-9002

Attendee Registration Form

Hotel Information

The Stella Hotel has provided attendees a special rate of $129.00 per night (plus taxes)
Rooms are limited and it is advisable to make reservations early

Call 979-421-4000 for hotel reservations for the Conference and use the code: MESE2018.

The Stella Hotel
4100 Lake Atlas Drive
Bryan, Texas 77807

Other available hotels in the area include: (these hotels do not have special rates or rooms held for the MESE conference)

Home2 Suites by Hilton
300 Texas Ave South, College Station, Texas, 77840, 979-703-8288

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
4613 South Texas Ave
Bryan, TX 77802
Call: 979-268-1552


Join us Wednesday September 26th for a great day of entertainment

  • Altec Sponsored 4 Man Scramble Golf Tournament
    • Tournament begins at 11:00 a.m.
    • Scramble starts straight up 1:00 p.m. (carts will leave without you if you are late)
    • Golf Registration Form
  • Techline Sponsored Hospitality Event at The Stella in Hershel's
    • 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at The Stella in Hershel's
Thursday September 27th Events
  • Vender Show – 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Lunch included with Conference registration 11:30 to 12:30 p.m.
  • Vender Hospitality Event in Hershel's 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.


September 27th, 2018

This is your invitation to join us at the MESE Conference to be held in Bryan, TX. The MESE Vendor Show will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday September 27th, 2018 for indoor vendors and outdoor vendors at the conference center in The Stella Hotel.

Take this opportunity to meet with working linemen, metering personnel, power plant technicians and safety specialists from various Texas Municipals and Cooperatives.

The cost of the Vendor show is only $150.00 if you register by September 1, 2018. This cost covers one table, parking, one lunch and electric power as needed. You have the option of setting up inside during the day and/or outside for the evening show. MESE and The Stella Hotel will provide a designated show room and a parking/setup area for trailers during the show. Set-up can begin anytime after 7:30 a.m. Thursday September 27th. If you register after September 1, 2018 the registration fee will be $200.00. We also offer multiple vendor sponsorship opportunities if you are unable to attend but still wish to get your company name out to our participants.

MESE gives door prizes throughout the conference to all conference participants; if you would like to donate an item for the conference or a gift certificate that can be used on Thursday at your table/trailer, please contact Ruben Flores at 972-835-4988 or rflores@gpltexas.org

Refreshments will be furnished inside during the afternoon at the conference center at Hershel's in The Stella Hotel.

Vendor Registration: $150.00 per company (register prior to September 1, 2018)
Vendor Registration: $200.00 per company (if registering after September 1, 2018)
All vendors staying overnight will receive the special room rate of $129.00 per night plus applicable taxes if you make your room reservations at The Stella 4100 Lake Atlas Drive, Bryan, TX. 77807 prior to September 1, 2018. Call 979-421-400 and refer to group code ”MESE2018” to make reservations.

You may begin setting up anytime after 7:30 a.m. on Thursday September 27th.
The Vender Hospitality Event will start around 3:30 pm. in Hershel's at The Stella Hotel.

If you wish to join us for lunch at The Stella Hotel Conference center on Thursday, 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. Please purchase additional tickets for each representative that you bring.

Utility Sponsors

Thanks to all our utility sponsors for 2017

  • Platinum Sponsors
  • Gold Sponsors
    • Garland Power & Light
    • College Station
    • Bryan Texas Utilitizes
    • Austin Energy
  • Silver Sponsors
    • Denton
  • Bronze Sponsors
    • San Marcos

Contact Us

Jessica Reece
Safety & Training Coordinator