Interested in Becoming a DCEC Director?

Interested in Becoming a DCEC Director?

Interested in Becoming a DCEC Director?

Each year, an independent committee of DCEC members work to nominate members interested in running for the DCEC board at the Cooperative’s Annual Meeting. This year, members will elect new directors at the 2018 Annual Meeting scheduled for September 21, 2018. The Committee, will kick off their work on April 5th, and will submit official nominations by June 25th.

Director Regions Up For Election In 2018:

The director positions that are up for election in 2018 include:
- Northern Region:  Towns of Gilboa, Jefferson, Summit, Davenport, Harpersfield, Stamford and Maryland
- Southern Region:  Towns of Andes, Colchester, Middletown, Masonville, Sidney, Tompkins, Walton and Bainbridge

How to Apply to Become a DCEC Director:

Below is information on the roles and responsibilities of serving as a director and information on the nomination process. 

To view DCEC’s policy regarding Director Qualifications and Responsibilities click here.

Information on the Nomination Process was included in the 2018 May/June Catskill Hi-Line newsletter.

If elected to serve on the DCEC Board, directors are strongly encouraged to complete a series of five (5) director education courses, each 1 to 1.5 days long, that will lead to certification. These courses include:

  • Director Duties and Liabilities
  • Understanding the Electric Business
  • Board Roles and Relationships
  • Strategic Planning
  • Financial Decision Making

If you are a full-time member residing in one of these regions listed above and are interested in becoming a candidate, you must submit the following information to the DCEC Nominating Committee by June 25th:

  • Letter presenting your credentials and qualifications;
  • Explain why you are interested in serving on the DCEC Board of Director;

Include any other information that you feel may be relevant in applying for the candidacy.