Be informed about your Cooperative and have your voice be heard!
As a member-owned Cooperative, Annual Meetings provide an opportunity for members to hear reports from officers and directors, receive a financial update, ask questions and learn the results of the director elections.
Survey & Ballot Systems, an independent firm, conducts the election voting and will mail a ballot to Stearns Electric members in each voting district at least two weeks prior to the Annual Meeting. Members can vote ahead of the Annual Meeting by mail or online. Voting instructions will be included with your ballot. Members can also vote in-person at the Annual Meeting.
Any member in good standing may seek election for the Board of Directors in the district in which he/she resides. Interested candidates need to fill out an Application for Director within the nominations window and submit it to the Secretary prior to the election. The deadline for board candidates is typically mid-January, prior to the spring elections.
86TH ANNUAL MEETING
Thursday, March 30, 2023
Melrose Area High School Auditorium | Melrose, MN
7 – 8 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
View a recorded video of the Annual Meeting on our Facebook Page.
DIRECTOR ELECTION RESULTS – DISTRICTS 1, 7 and 8
In 2023, Stearns Electric Association held elections for the board of directors in Cooperative Districts 1, 7 and 8. Voter turnout was 12.95% across all voting districts. The results are as follows:
Greg Blaine (incumbent) – 219
Write-In – 7
Scott Dirkes – 158
Lawrence “Lonnie” Iverson (incumbent) – 135
Write-In – 0
Eric Peterson – 207
Write-In – 1
Visit the Director Election webpage for information regarding the annual election and becoming a Cooperative director.
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