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 1: That part of Calhoun County served by the cooperative.
District 2: That part of Jackson County lying east of the Chipola River and between the north line of Calhoun County and the south line of Township 6 North.
District 3: That part of Jackson County lying east of Marshall Creek, north of the south line of Township 6 North.
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 transmissions 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 1, 2 or 3 and interested in running should contact a committee member in the appropriate district. All completed documents must be mailed or delivered to the Graceville office and submitted to Susie Johnson or her designee by noon on February 26. The deadline for submitting nominations by petition is also February 26.
The following are the names and telephone numbers of the nominating committee members:
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