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Nominations for candidates for Cuivre River Electric Cooperative’s Board of Directors opens March 29

Cuivre River Electric Cooperative (CREC) seeks interested and qualified candidates for four three-year term seats on its Board of Directors. 

Candidate nominations open on March 29, 2024, and close at noon on May 7. Qualified candidates will be asked to attend a Nominating Committee reception and interview. This event is slated for May 14 at the CREC headquarters, 1112 E. Cherry Street, Troy, MO.   

Each candidate must reside in the district they would represent and be a member of the cooperative for the six consecutive months immediately preceding the election. Full director qualifications as specified in Article IV Section 3 on page 5 of the cooperative bylaws are available on the CREC website (https://www.cuivre.com/bylaws).

 Four directors will be elected, one from each of these districts: Lincoln County District 3; Warren County District 2; St. Charles County District 1; and St. Charles County District 3. Online voting via a secure internet site or by paper ballot begins on July 15 and closes on August 19, or members may vote in person at the annual meeting on August 22 at the cooperative’s Troy headquarters. 

Contact Chris Ryan, vice president of member engagement and technology, to confirm eligibility and learn more about serving as a director. Contact Chris at 636-695-4831/email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..   

More information about the voting process and the annual meeting will be forthcoming in Rural Missouri/Current Times and the co-op’s e-newsletter, CREC Connections, as well as the CREC website.

About Cuivre River Electric Cooperative
Founded in 1941, Cuivre River Electric Cooperative is the largest of Missouri's 40 consumer-owned electric distribution cooperatives, providing electricity to more than 70,000 homes and businesses in Lincoln, Montgomery, Pike, St. Charles, and Warren counties in Missouri. For information visit cuivre.com or call 800-392-3709. 



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Elections are held for four of 12 district seats each year
on the CREC Board of Directors. The shaded areas show
districts seeking candidates for 2024.
To confirm the district you live in, call 636-695-4831.