We are not currently accepting applications for board member petitions. The deadline to request a petition form was April 8th at midnight.
Notice to Dixie District 2B, Arizona, and Escalate Valley District Members
Purpose: Robert Hansen from Dixie District 2B, John Reyes from the Arizona District, and Scott Schill from the Escalante Valley District are up for re-election.
Petition Deadline: Feb 19th, 2021
Arizona District – Arizona Area
Petition Deadline: April 9th, 2021
Dixie District 2B – Consists of the area served in Washington County, Utah located between Interstate I-15 freeway on the West, River Road on the East, the Virgin River on the North and the Utah/Arizona border on the South.
Escalante Valley – Escalante Valley, Utah Area
Qualifying members interested in serving on the Board should submit a petition pursuant to the Bylaws, Article IV excerpts from sections D & E as outlined below:
No person shall be eligible to become or remain a director of the Cooperative who:
(a) is not a member and consumer of the Cooperative;
(b) is in any way employed by or financially interested in a competing enterprise or a business selling electric energy or supplies to the Cooperative, or a business primarily engaged in selling electrical or plumbing appliances, fixtures or supplies to the members of the Cooperative; or
(c) has been employed with the Cooperative within the last three years.
E. Nominations for Directors
Members shall nominate individuals to run for election for any Director District for which members are scheduled to vote at any Member Meeting (“Nominations”). Members make Nominations by delivering to the Secretary at least sixty (60 days, prior to the Member Meeting in writing for each Nomination (“Member Petition”):
1. Listing the name and electric service address of the candidate;
2. Indicating the Director District for which the candidate will run; and
3. Containing the printed names and addresses, and original signatures, of at least fifteen (15) Members of the same Director District as the candidate. No Member may sign more than one (1) Member Petition.
After verifying that a Member Petition complies with the qualification section of the Bylaws, the Cooperative shall post the Nominations by Director District at the Cooperative’s principal office.
The Secretary shall mail with the notice of the meeting, or separately but at least ten (10) days before the date of the meeting, a statement of the number of directors to be elected, the particular districts involved, and the names of the candidates. The names of candidates by petition by fifteen (15) or more members shall be placed on the ballot.
In the event the nominating process results in only one (1) nominee for the position of director, such nominee shall be deemed elected by the members of the district without the necessity of a subsequent election at an annual or special meeting of the members.
If you are interested in serving on the Board of Directors please fill out the form above.