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. 

For information about how to contact the Nominating Committee please call the office at (607) 746-2341 or email

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.

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, which 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 member and are interested in becoming a candidate, you must submit the following information to the DCEC Nominating Committee by June 30, 2023:

  • 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.