Director Election Updates

Director Election Updates

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NOTICE

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

Nominees:

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

Nominees:

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

 

Nominees:

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.

Election

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.

Elections Timeline

  • 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: wildbill1945@gmx.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: lisainamble@gmail.com

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 102 Functions of the Board

Board Policy 107 Director Attendance at Meetings

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:

 

chart showing growth in voting since 2015

 

Learn more about your Annual District Member Meetings here.

 


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