Director Elections for REC's Board of Directors take place at the Annual Meeting during the month of August. REC's Bylaws govern the election processes and director qualifications are further defined in Board Policy.

The nomination period for the 2021 Director Elections is open March 1, 2021. Three (3) positions on the REC Board of Directors will be elected at the remote Annual Meeting on Aug. 11, 2021:

  • Region II – the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Stafford and portions of Warren and Rappahannock. Currently represented by Christopher G. Shipe. 
  • Region III – the counties of Albemarle, Madison, Greene, Rockingham and a portion of Page County. Currently represented by Darlene H. Carpenter. 
  • Region VIII – the counties of Hanover and Goochland. Currently represented by William C. Frazier, who will retire this year.

To become a candidate in one of the three regions, you must be an REC member-owner as defined under Article I of the REC Bylaws. You must also reside in the region you wish to represent as provided under Article IV of the REC Bylaws. Member-owners seeking election to the REC Board must also complete a Nomination Petition with signatures of at least 25 REC member-owners from any of the nine regions. For further details on director qualifications and the nomination procedures, please review Article IV of the Bylaws. All nomination materials must be received by the Office of the REC President and CEO no later than 5 p.m. on May 1, 2021.

Board region map



2021 Director Elections Nomination Materials:

In addition to the materials included in the Nomination Packet, to be eligible to submit your nomination for a director position, a candidate must also complete the Nomination Petition with the signatures of 25 or more REC member-owners who are in good standing with the Cooperative.


To obtain the Nomination petition:
Contact Whitney Watts, Assistant Secretary to the Board and Executive Assistant:

phone 540-891-5889


Nomination Deadline:
All nomination materials must be received by the Office of the REC President and CEO no later than 5 p.m. on May 1, 2021.

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