NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS
Big Horn Rural Electric holds elections each year for co-op board directors. This year, the board position in Districts 5 will be on the ballot. Members residing in that district have an opportunity to get involved in co-op decision making by running for a seat on the board. Applications for the 2021 board election are now being accepted from co-op members in Districts 5. The deadline to apply is February 26, 2021.
District 5 includes the Lovell, Deaver and Frannie areas. The incumbent director is William E. "Willie" Bridges.
As a cooperative, Big Horn REA is owned by its members and governed by a board of directors elected from its membership. Board directors serve a three-year term and attend monthly meetings to guide policy and budget decisions for Big Horn REA.
All co-op members will have the opportunity to cast their votes in the 2021 Big Horn REA board election. Ballots will be mailed May 18, 2021 and members can vote by mail. Ballots will need to be returned to an independent accounting firm in Cody, Wyoming by June 17, 2021 to be counted. Election results will be announced on our website and Facebook page on June 18, 2021 and in our July newsletter.
Co-op members interested and willing to serve as a director candidate for Big Horn REA and wish to seek nomination will need to complete a Director Candidate Profile and Board Candidate Certification of Qualifications and Conduct which can be found in the Candidate Packet below or contact us at our office (307)568-2419 or (800)564-2419 to be mailed a packet. Forms must be returned in person at 415 South St, Basin, by mail - PO Box 270, Basin, WY 82410, or by email - email@example.com no later than 5:00 p.m., on Friday, February 26, 2021.