The Nominating Committee is responsible for determining the candidates for the board election. The committee is comprised of two members, and up to two alternate members, from each director district.
Dakota Electric Association is requesting member volunteers to serve on the Nominating Committee. Members who desire to serve should submit their name using this application. Requests to serve must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 7, 2021. The Nominating Committee is chosen via a random name drawing at the December board meeting.
Members will be notified of their selection on or about Jan. 6, 2022. The Nominating Committee will meet on Jan. 25, 2022 (or alternate date of Feb. 8) to interview candidates for the board of directors election. Those who serve on the Nominating Committee will receive a stipend for their time.
In adherence with Dakota Electric’s bylaws and policies, any Dakota Electric member in good standing may seek election for the board of directors in the district in which they reside. Qualified and eligible members must submit their candidate application by 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 7, 2021. Completed applications are reviewed for eligibility and sent to the nominating committee for next steps.
Candidates must be available for interviews on Jan. 25, 2022 (or alternate date of Feb. 8). For election related questions contact Melissa Cherney at [email protected] or 651-463-6252.
The following incumbent directors will be seeking reelection to the board of directors at Dakota Electric’s annual meeting on Apr. 28, 2022:
- David Jones in District 1
- Vacancy in District 2
- Bill Holton in District 3
- Stacy Miller in District 4