Director elections take place at the Annual Meeting of the membership during the month of August. REC's Bylaws govern the election processes and director qualifications are further defined in Board Policy.
The 2020 Director Elections begin March 1. To become a candidate in one of the director elections, you must be an REC member-owner as defined under Article I of the REC Bylaws. You must also reside in the region that you wish to represent as provided under Article IV of the REC Bylaws. Member-owners signing the nomination petition can be from any of the nine regions. For further details on director qualifications and the nomination procedures, please review Article IV of REC's Bylaws. All nomination materials must be received by the Office of the President no later than 5 p.m. on May 1, 2020.
At the 2020 Annual Meeting, scheduled Wednesday, August 19, 2020, members will vote to elect three Directors, one from each of the following Regions:.
Region IV - the counties of Culpeper and Orange
Currently represented by Sanford Reaves Jr.
Region V - Spotsylvania County
Currently represented by Randy Thomas
Region IX - the counties of Essex, King and Queen, and King William
Currently represented by Eugene L. Campbell Jr.
Due to the social restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, this event has been cancelled.
All interested candidates are invited to an informational session to learn more about REC, director fiduciary responsibilities, and time requirements to fulfill director duties. The information session will be hosted April 15, 2020 at REC's Fredericksburg Office.
To be considered for a director position, a candidate must complete and return all nomination petition materials.
- Nomination Petition Filing Form
- Conflict of Interest Certificate
- Disclosure and Authorization for Procurement of Consumer Report (see Summary of Your Rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act)
- Criminal History Record Name Search Request form provided by the Virginia State Police
- Director Candidate Profile
- Individual Photography Consent and Release Form
- Nomination Petition (provided only upon request)
To obtain further information regarding Director Elections you may call 1-800-552-3904 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2020 Director Elections
In addition to the materials included in the Nomination Packet, to be considered for a director position, a candidate must also complete the Nomination Petition with the signatures of twenty-five (25) or more members who are in good standing with the Cooperative.
To obtain the Nomination petition:
All nomination materials must be received by the Office of the President no later than 5 p.m. on May 1, 2020.
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