Nominations Open for WREC Board

Nominations Open for WREC Board

Nominations for 3 seats on the Wells Rural Electric Company (WREC) Board of Directors (Board) open on Tuesday, June 11, 2024. Nominations close at 5 pm PST on Tuesday, June 25, 2024.

Director seats subject to election are currently held by Tony Macias, Ouida Madison, and Bob Wilcox.

Nominations must be made on the 2024 Nomination Form available during the nomination period at the WREC website and all WREC offices. All mandatory questions must be answered for the nominee to be eligible.

The person must be of legal voting age prior to the close of nominations.

The person must, for at least 1 year prior to the close of nominations, and while a Director, be receiving electric service and be listed on the account at the person’s residence. The residence of a person with reference to the person’s eligibility is the person’s actual residence within the service territory, during all the period for which residence is claimed and is the address listed on person’s driver’s license, or government-issued photo identification (ID). An affidavit from the person attesting to the person’s residency shall be required. No more than 1 person from any 1 membership may serve on the Board at a time.

A person must not have been adjudged to be guilty of a felony within the prior 7 years.

A person is not qualified to be nominated if such person is a current employee or a former employee of the Company who retired or was dismissed within a period of 5 years prior to the date of closing of nominations.

Persons who have an unpaid account with the Company which has been outstanding for more than 90 calendar days, or who have had an obligation to the Company written off as a bad debt are not eligible to be nominated.

Any person nominated, but who has not previously served on the Board, is required to attend an informational workshop to be held at WREC headquarters, 1451 Humboldt Avenue, Wells, Nevada, on Tuesday, July 2, 2024, at 11 a.m. PST. Reasonable travel expenses of the nominee to attend the informational workshop shall be paid by the Company.

No person who is featured in the Company Ruralite Magazine shall be eligible for election to the Board until 6 months have elapsed between the date of publication of the featured article and the last date to cast a vote for the Board in any election year.

The nominee must not be engaged in, employed by, materially affiliated with, or have a material financial interest in an individual or entity directly or substantially competing with WREC or possessing a substantial conflict with WREC.

Nominations must be received by emailing General Counsel Lauren Landa at 530 Idaho Street, Elko, NV 89801; P.O. Box 1358, Elko, NV 89803; or 775-738-4220 (fax) by 5 p.m. PST Tuesday, June 25, 2024. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure receipt of the nomination. Late, or ineligible nominations will not be placed on the ballot.

The General Counsel determines the eligibility of nominees. For more information, email the General Counsel or call (775) 738-8091.