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Elections are held for four of 12 district seats each year on the CREC Board of Directors. The shaded areas show districts seeking candidates for 2021. To confirm the district you live in, call 636-695-4871. 

Members who are considering becoming a candidate for Cuivre River Electric Cooperative’s (CREC) Board of Directors are encouraged to get their application submitted as the application deadline will close at noon on May 11.  Four, three-year term seats are open: St Charles County Districts No. 1 and No. 3; Lincoln County District No. 3 and Warren County District No. 2.

Qualified candidates will be asked to attend a Nominating Committee reception and interview. This event is slated for Tuesday, May 18 at 6 p.m. at CREC’s headquarters at 1112 E. Cherry St., Troy, MO; however, due to the COVID-19 situation and current restrictions for gatherings, the candidate’s reception and the annual meeting itself may be modified. Please visit the CREC website for updates as they develop.

Each candidate must reside in the district they would represent and be a member of the cooperative for the six consecutive months immediately preceding the election. Full director qualifications as specified in Article IV Section 3 on page 5 of the cooperative bylaws that are available on the CREC website at cuivre.com/bylaws.   

Online voting via a secure internet site or by paper ballot begins on July 19 and closes on August 23, or members may vote in person at the annual meeting on August 26 at the cooperative’s Lake Saint Louis branch office. 

Contact Chris Ryan, manager of member services and IT, Kevin Hurd, manager of administrative services, to confirm eligibility and learn more about serving as a director. Contact Chris at 636-695-4831/email cryan@cuivre.com, or Kevin at 636-695-4871/email khurd@cuivre.com.      

More information about the voting process and the annual meeting will be forthcoming in Rural Missouri/Current Times and the co-op’s e-newsletter, CREC Connections, as well as the CREC website.