Director Election Updates
HomeWorks Tri-County Electric Cooperative
2020 Board of Director Elections - Nominees
District 2 – Election to take place on May 12, 2020
District meeting: St. Edward’s Family Center, 531 Jordan Lake St., Lake Odessa
Jim Stebbins 7139 Peddler Lake Rd. Clarksville, Michigan 48815
District 4 – Election to take place on May 19, 2020
District meeting: Montabella Jr-Sr High School Cafeteria, 1324 N. County Line Road, Blanchard
Andrew “Mark” Alexander 9776 E. Howard City Edmore Rd. Vestaburg, Michigan 48891
Brandi Caverly 5659 Cutler Rd. Lakeview, Michigan 48850
Kimber Hansen 6535 N. Wyman Rd. Edmore, Michigan 48829
This is a final list of nominees submitted through the nominating committees in each district. There were no nominees submitted through the petition process. All nominees have met the qualifications to run for office as required by the Cooperative bylaws.
Members in district 2 and 4 will be mailed ballots included in the April issue of Michigan Country Lines magazine. Those ballots must be submitted and received by May 1. Members attending the district meeting shall be issued a ballot if they have not voted by mail. Election results will be announced as soon as possible after the district meeting.
Posted: February 21, 2020 - Portland and Blanchard offices, www.homeworks.org, and HomeWorks Facebook page.
- Nominating Committee submits candidate names to Co-op - Feb. 5
- Candidate credentials reviewed, names posted at Co-op - Feb. 15
- Nominations by petition (25 signatures) due at Co-op - Feb. 20
- Final candidate list posted at Co-op - Feb. 28
- Ballots mailed in Michigan Country Lines magazine to members in election districts - April 15
- Members may vote instead at district meeting – May (dates to be announced)
Who Makes Up the District Nominating Committees?
District 2: Barry and Ionia counties
William Nichols, Chair
12543 Turner Rd., Portland, MI 48875
517-526-2392; email: email@example.com
Wilma Bailey (Lake Odessa), Vice Chair
Kristine Ceasar (Portland), Secretary
District 4: Montcalm County (except Bloomer, Crystal, and Evergreen townships)
Lisa Johnson, Chair
12423 Cutler Rd., Lakeview MI 48850
231-298-8083; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Glenn Kebler (Six Lakes), Vice Chair
Elain Rossman (Lakeview), Secretary
Additional Helpful Information:
Here are two board policies, and the appendix to a third, which contain helpful information for anyone interested in becoming a board member.
Board Policy 106 Appendix - Suggested Statement of Qualifications
2018 was the first year to include mail balloting, with the ballot mailed as part of the April issue of Michigan Country Lines magazine, as well as voting in person at the district meetings. The number of members participating in the election increased significantly over 2015, when both seats were also uncontested: