SAWNEE ELECTRIC MEMBERSHIP CORPORATION

DIRECTOR ELECTIONS

Overview:
Members of Sawnee EMC have the unique right and privilege to determine who represents them in the affairs of the Cooperative as members of its Board of Directors. This right is supported in the Corporation’s Bylaws and in the principles of our cooperative business structure.

Sawnee EMC has nine (9) members of its Board of Directors, one (1) from each directorate geographical district that exists throughout Sawnee’s service area, of which three (3) are up for consideration each year.

2017 Director Elections and Directorate District Meeting Activities:
Shown below is a summary of the various activities that have occurred thus far in the three (3) Directorate Districts that are under consideration for 2017 relative to Director Elections.

District #3 (Cumming):
The Committee on Nominations met on July 26, 2017 at 10:00 am. The Committee nominated one (1) candidate and no petitions were received prior to the deadline prescribed in the Bylaws of the Corporations. Therefore, as provided for in Article 4, “Director”, Section 4.09, “Directorate District Meetings”, of the Corporation’s Bylaws, the Committee’s nominee is deemed to be “elected by the members of that district.” Please click the hyperlink below to view the minutes of this Committee meeting.

District #5 (Ducktown):
The Committee on Nominations met on July 26, 2017 at 2:00 pm. The Committee nominated one (1) candidate and no petitions were received prior to the deadline prescribed in the Bylaws of the Corporations. Therefore, as provided for in Article 4, “Director”, Section 4.09, “Directorate District Meetings”, of the Corporation’s Bylaws, the Committee’s nominee is deemed to be “elected by the members of that district.” Please click the hyperlink below to view the minutes of this Committee meeting.

District #8 (Ocee):
The Committee on Nominations met on July 27, 2017 at 10:00 am. The Committee nominated one (1) candidate and no petitions were received prior to the deadline prescribed in the Bylaws of the Corporations. Therefore, as provided for in Article 4, “Director”, Section 4.09, “Directorate District Meetings”, of the Corporation’s Bylaws, the Committee’s nominee is deemed to be “elected by the members of that district.” Please click the hyperlink below to view the minutes of this Committee meeting.

Committee on Nominations Actions:

The various Committee on Nominations met at Sawnee EMC to place into consideration the name(s) of members from the membership of each of the districts that are up for consideration this year for the office of director.

Please click on the hyperlinked text below to view the Minutes from the meeting(s) for the Committee on Nominations that have occurred so far.

Meeting Date & Time
July 26, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
July 26, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
July 27, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

2017 Directorate District Meetings:

District
District #3 (Cumming)
District #5 (Ducktown)
District #8 (Ocee)
Meeting Date & Time
September 5, 2017
September 6, 2017
September 7, 2017

What Directorate District Am I In?
If you do not know which SEMC directorate district you are assigned to, use the “District Assignment” tool to the right of this text or contact us and we will be happy to advise you of your assignment.

Additional Information:
More information relating to Sawnee EMC’s 2017 director election(s) and District Meeting(s) will be placed at this site as the process progresses throughout the year.

On the right side of this page are links to useful information relating to the various 2017 director election and district meeting activities.

Got Questions?
Please feel free to contact Blake House, SEMC’s Vice President of Member Services, at 678-455-1510 or by email at blake.house@sawnee.com if you have questions about the 2017 District Meeting activities, Sawnee EMC’s Director Election process or any information contained at this site.