OPALCO Seeks Board Member for Lopez

  • Tue Nov 14th, 2017 1:30am
  • Life

Want to get involved with your community? Serving on the board of a cooperative can be a rewarding experience and can help guide the future of our quality of life in San Juan County. This is an exciting time in Orcas Power and Light Cooperative’s history of more than 80 years – consider submitting your application!

Applications will be accepted for this open position through November 20, 2017. Candidates must be a resident of district 3 as evidenced by an OPALCO membership with a residential meter in their name. For full requirements, please see OPALCO Bylaws, Article III, Section 2.

The elections and governance committee will select a slate of qualified candidates to present to the board. As stated in OPALCO bylaws Article III, Section 4, “A vacancy occurring in the Board of Directors shall be filled by the election of an energy member resident of the same district as the director whose office is vacated, by the majority vote of the remaining directors, and a director thus elected shall serve for an unexpired portion of the term or until his or her successor shall have been elected and shall have qualified.”

This appointed position will serve until the next election cycle for district 3 in 2019. To apply, please send cover letter and OPALCO Application for Board of Director Positions to the EGC c/o Bev Madan at bmadan@opalco.com.

The deadline for board applicants is November 20, 2017. The application, reference documents and more info can be found in the Resource Library at www.opalco.com.

OPALCO is our member-owned cooperative electric utility, serving more than 11,000 members on 20 islands in San Juan County. OPALCO provides electricity that is 95 percent greenhouse-gas free and is generated predominantly by hydroelectric plants. OPALCO was founded in 1937. Follow OPALCO at @orcaspower, on Facebook at OrcasPower and online at www.opalco.com.