6.2 District Director Elections. Nominations for District Directors may be made by filing with the secretary a petition containing the signatures of no fewer than ten (10) Members entitled to vote within that district, together with a written consent of the nominee to serve as a District Director. Such a nominee can only be nominated to serve as a District Director for the district to which the nominee is assigned as a Member. Such petitions must be mailed to or hand-delivered and received by the Cooperative at its principal office address at least thirty (30) days before the scheduled annual meeting of the Members.
6.3. Directors-At-Large. Nominations and elections of Directors-at-Large may be made in the same manner described in Section 6.2(b), except that the nominees for Directors-at-Large can be from any district. Such Nominees shall be placed upon the official printed ballot to be used for the election of Directors-at-Large and all members of record present and qualified to vote will be provided a ballot by mail for Director(s)-at-Large.
Ballots will be mailed with the Notice of Annual meeting. Members may vote by mail or deliver their ballot at the Annual Meeting.
Each Member in good standing is entitled to one (1) vote regardless of the number of Units the Member owns
For the purpose of electing a Director, voting is limited to Members assigned to that District. In the case of At-Large Directors, all Members attending may vote.
The spouse of a Member may vote on behalf of the Member unless the Member has indicated otherwise. Proxy voting is not permitted
- On an annual basis members will elect directors to serve the three territorial districts and to serve as At-Large directors.
- Terms of Directors shall be three (3) years
- Directors may not serve more than four (4) consecutive three year terms