Prior to Kenergy’s 2017 Annual Membership meeting on June 13, individuals will be elected to represent Districts 4, 6, 8 and 9, as well as the cooperative’s large industrial members.
District 4, which currently is represented by Susie Givens, includes the area of Henderson County west of the Pennyrile Parkway and west of that portion of Highway 41 that runs to the north of the Pennyrile Parkway.
District 6, which currently is represented by Larry Elder, includes that area of Daviess County west of U.S. Highway 431.
District 8, which currently is represented by Billy Reid, includes that area of Daviess County north and east of Kentucky 54.
District 9, which currently is represented by Brent Wigginton, includes all of Hancock County.
A district director must be a member of the cooperative and must reside in the district he or she represents.
The Industrial Director must be a member of Kenergy or the employee of a member industry having a contract demand of at least 1,000 KW and must reside in a county all or a portion of which is located within Kenergy’s service territory. Steve Henry is the current Industrial Director.
Any 15 or more members may make nominations of eligible persons for district director and any five or more large industrial members may make nominations of eligible persons for industrial director.
Nominations shall be by signed written petition and shall be submitted to Kenergy not less than 110 days prior to the annual meeting.
Only members eligible to vote in a district are authorized to sign a petition nominating a member from that district, and only those eligible to vote in an industrial director election are authorized to sign a petition nominating a person for industrial director. Directors shall be elected only from nominations by petition.
The petition must be submitted to the cooperative by 4 p.m., Feb. 23. If the petition is valid, the name of the nominee will be posted.