Come join your co-op for the 78th Annual Business Meeting and learn about the value of your membership. We have been hard at work planning a fun-filled day including a children’s zone, live music, food vendors and more. Members who register will receive a $15 bill credit and will be entered to win door and grand prizes.
Please review the Annual Meeting bylaw excerpts pertaining to nominations of trustees. As a member, you are the most important part about YEC, and your input is essential. We look forward to spending the day celebrating the value of your membership!
Bylaw excerpt–Article IV Trustees, Section 4.06 Nominations:
Not less than ninety (90) days prior to the meeting, nominations may be made by twenty-five (25) or more members of the Cooperative in writing over their signatures on an explicit petition document listing their nominee(s) in like manner. This document must be obtained from the Cooperative no more than one hundred twenty (120) days prior to the Annual Meeting and must be specific to each district. In addition to the required petition, candidates must attend a Board-developed educational program on Cooperative history, operations and governance not less than sixty (60) days prior to the next Annual Meeting, or have a minimum of three (3) years of service as an electric cooperative Trustee. The educational requirement will be offered at the Cooperative on two (2) specified dates prior to the Annual Meeting. The Secretary shall mail to the members with the notice of the meeting, or separately, but at least ten (10) days prior to the date of the meeting, a complete statement of the names and addresses of all nominees for each Trustee District from or with respect to which one or more Trustees must be elected, showing clearly those who have completed the educational requirement and those who have completed a minimum of three years of service as an electric cooperative Trustee. The Secretary shall post in like manner such nominations at the Cooperative offices sixty (60) days prior to the next Annual Meeting.
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