ARE YOU INTERESTED IN RUNNING FOR A BOARD SEAT?
Director qualifications are cited in the cooperative’s Bylaws:
- To be a full-time resident and member in good standing in the director district from which he or she has been nominated.
- Cannot be employed by or financially interested in a competing enterprise or business selling energy or supplies to the cooperative.
- Cannot have been in default on any obligations to the cooperative in the preceding 12 months.
- Cannot be personally employed or have a spouse, parent, sibling, child or grandchild, including a step-parent, step-sibling, step-child or step-grandchild who is an employee of the cooperative.
HOW TO RUN:
Sumner-Cowley Electric Cooperative Bylaws outline the procedure by which director candidates are nominated. The Bylaws state that the nomination of candidates for director shall be by petition. To be valid, a petition shall be signed by not less than 5 members and shall be delivered to the cooperative’s office no earlier than January 1, 2022 and no later than close of business on Monday, January 31, 2022.