SMECO Board Candidates Nominated

5/18/2017 8:45:00 AM - by SMECO

The 2017 Nominating Committee for Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) met on Saturday, May 13, 2017, and chose candidates for the five seats up for election on SMECO’s Board of Directors.

The list of nominations follows:

Calvert County (one candidate to be elected)

  • Nancy W. Zinn

Charles County (one candidate to be elected)

  • Victor B. Allen
  • Kenneth W. Cross
  • William L. Purnell
  • Craig Renner

Prince George’s County (one candidate to be elected)

  • Daniel W. Dyer

St. Mary’s County (two candidates to be elected)

  • J. Douglas Frederick
  • Joseph V. Stone

In addition to nominations made by the Nominating Committee, any 15 or more SMECO members acting together may make other nominations by petition. SMECO customer-members running by petition should also complete and submit a Board of Directors Candidate Application. To obtain a candidate application and petition, contact Terrie Barringer at 240-528-9747 or SMECO must receive completed candidate applications and petitions by Friday, June 23, 2017. To be included in the Annual Meeting Notice, candidates must submit their biography and photo by June 12, 2017. Applications and petitions may be mailed to SMECO, Attention: Joseph Densford, Board Attorney, P.O. Box 1937, Hughesville, Maryland 20637, or delivered to Terrie Barringer at 15035 Burnt Store Road in Hughesville. Nominations will be posted in each SMECO office and available online.

SMECO customer-members will elect five directors to serve three-year terms by voting for one Board seat in Calvert County, one seat in Charles County, one seat in Prince George’s County, and two seats in St. Mary’s County.

Ballots will be mailed to all customer-members on or around July 21. All voting will be conducted by mail. The results of the election will be announced at SMECO’s 2017 Annual Members’ Meeting on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at Middleton Hall on Renner Road in Waldorf.

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