The election of trustees to the cooperative board is an important part of the cooperative business model. In order to be on the ballot at this year’s Annual Meeting of the Members on May 4, 2019, individuals must meet qualifications stated in the Broad River Electric bylaws, summarized below.
- Must be a member receiving service at his or her primary residence (Article IV, Section 2);
- Must not be employed by or financially interested in a competing enterprise or a business that provides supplies or services to the cooperative (Article IV, Section 2);
- Must be nominated by the Nominating Committee or by petition from 15 or more members in writing not later than March 5, 2019 and no earlier than February 3, 2019. (Article IV, Section 6).
Full trustee qualifications and nomination procedures can be found in the Broad River Electric bylaws, obtained upon request or online at www.broadriverelectric.com/bylaws.
For more information, contact our member care center at 866-687-2667.