Board of Directors
Serve on the REMC Board of Directors
Give back to your community by serving on the REMC board of directors
Be a part of a dynamic organization by serving on the REMC board of directors.
Deadline for petition is 4 p.m., Jan. 8.
If you’re wanting to be a part of a company that has a commitment to community and the people that live here, consider serving on the REMC board of directors. This is a great way to be part of an organization that cares about their neighbors and works to make a positive contribution in so many ways.
In 2018 REMC members will elect board members representing District 4 and District 5. District 4 represents Carr and Union townships in Clark County. District 5 represents Lafayette and New Albany townships in Floyd County.
Any eligible person who wishes to run for the board of directors (including an incumbent director) must be nominated by way of a written petition signed by a minimum of 15 members. The petition may only be signed by members of Clark County REMC.
The board of directors for Clark County REMC is the legal body which both the member and the government hold accountable for the actions of the organization. The REMC board of directors is not unlike other organizations or businesses. The men and women elected to serve are dedicated people who have the interests of all members of the organization at heart.
The board of directors has many functions and responsibilities
Managing the general business administration and affairs of the REMC;
Employing a general manager to direct the operation of the REMC;
Considering and adopting short and long range plans;
Establishing and maintaining legal entities;
Setting rate and fee schedules for service;
Reporting to the member-owners on the financial condition of the REMC;
Establishing controls that it uses in appraising the effectiveness of operations.
In order to be selected as a candidate, an individual must have been a member of the REMC for a 12-month period. Upon being nominated, these individuals are then voted on by the members. Results of the voting will be announced at the annual meeting on April 7, 2018.
How to become a director candidate
Interested members may become director candidates by submitting a petition signed by 15 members. The nominating petition and accompanying guidelines must be obtained from the co-op office. The completed petition must be submitted to the REMC by 4 p.m. on January 8, 2018.
According to Section 4.02 of the bylaws, a board member:
May not be a close relative of an employee of the REMC;
May not be a close relative of an incumbent director if such service would cause both to be members of the board at the same time;
May not have been an employee of the REMC within three (3) years prior to the date of the director election;
May not serve if convicted of a serious felony crime of moral turpitude;
Must be a member in good standing and receive service at primary residence;
Must be a member for one year prior to and must have been a resident of the district in which they run for six (6) months prior to the election;
Must remain a resident of that district during their term;
Must be a least 18 years of age;
May not have a conflict of interest with the cooperative;
If a membership is held jointly by a legally recognized married couple, either one, but not both, may be elected a director.
For further information about director qualifications, please contact the REMC office.
About the Board of Directors
|DISTRICT 1||DISTRICT 2|
|Monroe and Wood townships in Clark County and Polk Township in Washington County|
|Silver Creek Township in Clark County|
|Paul Graf, Vice President
9911 Highway 60
Sellersburg, IN 47172
Board of Director Meeting Dates
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.
Monday, April 2, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.
Clark County REMC Board of Director Meeting Minutes