Board Candidacy and Bylaws Petition Deadlines Due Feb/March
The 2023 Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, May 4. For the first time since 2019, the Annual Meeting will be in-person at WEC’s warehouse. More event details will follow in future issues of Co-op Currents.
Every year, the Annual Meeting marks the election of three members to WEC’s Board of Directors. Any member of the Co-op is eligible to run for election.
Considering running for a seat on WEC’s Board of Directors? Contact Administrative Assistant Rosie Casciero at 802-224-2322 or firstname.lastname@example.org to request more information. All deadlines and details are included in the packet.
Candidates have the opportunity to introduce themselves and their positions to the general membership through biographical and policy statements published in Co-op Currents and online.
The deadline to submit candidate biographies for inclusion in the February-March print issue of Co-op Currents is Friday, February 3.
The deadline to submit all candidacy materials, including a petition signed by a minimum of 25 WEC members, is Sunday, March 5. All candidates’ policy statements will be printed in the April-May issue.
Members of the Co-op have the right to petition for changes to the Co-op’s bylaws. The bylaws are available on wec.coop, or you may contact WEC for a hard copy. To petition for a change, members are required to collect signatures in support from a minimum of 50 fellow members of WEC. Petitions for bylaws changes are due Friday, February 10.