A fundamental part of the cooperative difference is that we are democratically controlled by our members. We embrace democracy through our annual Board election, in which PEC members elect other members to serve as directors, and in some years, in which members vote on proposed Co-op initiatives. Director candidates are nominated by members through a petition process.
Voting typically opens in May, and our members are able to submit ballots online, through the mail or in person at the PEC Annual Meeting, where elections conclude and voting results are announced each June. Districts 2 (map) and 3 (map) director positions will be up for election in 2014.
2013 Election recap
The 2013 PEC election concluded June 22, 2013, at the PEC Annual Meeting. In addition to in-person voting the day of the meeting, voting took place online and through the mail May 29 – June 14. Members re-elected Chris Perry as District 4 Director and elected James Oakley as District 5 Director (Oakley was unopposed). These directors will serve a three-year term from 2013 to 2016.
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(Reconciled with the PEC membership roster as of the date of the annual meeting, June 22, 2013, in accordance with the PEC Bylaws.)