In accordance with Article IV, Section 5, of West Florida Electric Cooperative’s bylaws, WFEC has appointed a nominating committee to identify interested and qualified members to be candidates for the board of trustees in the co-op’s upcoming elections. WFEC’s members will elect trustees to represent the following districts:
District 4: That part of Jackson County lying west of Marshall Creek, west of the Chipola River, north of U.S. Highway 90 and east of Holmes Creek.
District 5: That part of Jackson County south of U.S. Highway 90 and west of the Chipola River.
District 6: That part of Washington County served by the cooperative.
To be eligible to serve as a trustee, a person must be a bonafide WFEC member residing in the respective district and meet certain other requirements set forth in WFEC’s bylaws. Desired qualifications include the
ability to become bonded, the capability of receiving and sending electronic mail and successfully meeting all requirements to become a National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Credentialed Cooperative Director within 36 months. All candidates must agree to abide by Board Policy No. 126: Board Election Campaign Policy. Any WFEC member living in Districts 4, 5 or 6 and interested in running should contact a committee member in the appropriate district. The deadline for submitting all completed information to the committee is noon on February 21. The deadline for submitting nominations by petition is also February 21.
The following are the names and telephone numbers of the nominating committee members:
NOMINATING COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
Christopher A. Bush
Howard J. Kent
W. Ralph Williams