Nominations for directors in three of Claiborne Electric’s districts open January 3 and close January 31.
Members in Districts Two, Four, and Five may nominate a member from that district to stand for election at the 2022 Annual Meeting. Nominations will be open for the entire month of January.
Willie Sensley, Jr. of Farmerville currently represents District 2. Leroy Perritt of Arcadia currently represents District 4. Ben Abshire of Homer currently represents District 5.
Article IV, section 4 of Claiborne Electric’s bylaws reads as follows:
Any three (3) members of record living within a district and acting together, may make a nomination for the Director from that district in writing during the month of January. Nominations will be due by close of business on the last business day of January. The Secretary shall post such nominations at the principal office of the Cooperative in both Union and Claiborne Parishes. If only one nomination is submitted, the Board of Directors will declare the nominated candidate as the winner and shall not hold an election for that district. If no nominations are submitted, the seat will be considered a vacancy and will be handled according to Article IV, Section 6 of these bylaws.”
A sample nomination form can be found here.