Board of Director Petitions Available
There are three Coos-Curry Electric Cooperative, Inc. board of director positions up for election this year. The positions represent Districts 1 & 2 (Brookings and Harbor areas), District 5 (Bandon and Coquille areas) and District Northern At-Large 3, 4 and 5 (Gold Beach, Port Orford, and Coquille areas).
To qualify for a director position, a candidate must live in the district he or she seeks to represent, be citizens of the United States, a member of the cooperative in good standing with an active electric service at his or her principal place of residence for at least one year, of good moral character and a registered voter in the state of Oregon. Additionally, they shall not be an officer, employee, or financially interested in any competing enterprise, or utility engaged in the transmission, distribution or sale of energy in the state of Oregon, or any enterprise or agency selling electrical energy to the cooperative, nor have any other interests adverse to those of the cooperative. Cooperative employees or members who were employees of the cooperative during the previous three years may not apply for open board positions. Successful candidates shall subscribe to and comply with an oath of office upon election.
Interested candidates may acquire a petition at any area office. The completed petition form shall include the name of the member nominee, the district director position being sought by the member nominee and the printed names, service addresses, and signatures of at least fifteen (15) qualified members from that district. Petitions are now available and must be returned to CCEC’s Port Orford office by 5:30 p.m. April 22, 2019. Petitions and candidate qualifications will be verified before the successful candidates are announced and placed on the ballot.