In adherence with Dakota Electric bylaws and policies, an annual election is held each year for those seats up for election. There are twelve three-year term director seats on the Dakota Electric Board. Each year one seat in each of the four districts is up for election. Any eligible member may seek election in the district in which they reside.
Members interested in seeking election for a director seat should visit our Annual Meeting Election pagefor more information. All interested candidates must apply via the application link on the webpage.
The application link will be available on Tuesday, January 2, 2024. Completed applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 23, 2024. To be eligible for the ballot, all candidates are required to interview with the Nominating Committee on Wednesday, January 31, 2024. These interviews may take place early afternoon or early evening.
Seats Up for Election
Dakota electric is seeking interested members to volunteer to help be part of our annual election process by serving on the Nominating Committee. The Nominating Committee serves as an integral part of our annual election process by interviewing director candidate applicants and helping to determine those qualified to be placed on the election ballot for 2024.
Members interested in serving should visit our Annual Meeting Election page for more information. All interested volunteers must submit their request to serve via the application link on the webpage. The application link will be available on Tuesday, January 2, 2024. All requests to serve must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 23, 2024. All volunteers must be available to interview director candidate applicants on Wednesday, January 31, 2024. These interviews may take place early afternoon or early evening, and all serving committee members are required to be available for all candidate interviews.
Committee appointments are selected at random. Two committee members and one alternate committee member will be appointed to represent each district. Member volunteers will be notified of the outcome following the board meeting held on January 25, 2024. Those who serve on the Nominating Committee will receive a stipend for their time.
For election related questions, please contact Melissa Cherney at [email protected] or 651-463-6252.
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Dakota Electric Association
4300 220th Street West
Farmington, Minnesota 55024