The annual District Nomination Caucus meetings for Verendrye Electric Cooperative, Inc. will be held April 11, 12 and 13, 2023 for the purpose of nominating directors for the election that will be held at Verendrye Electric Cooperative's annual membership meeting scheduled for June 8, 2023.
District caucus meetings are scheduled as follows:
EASTERN DISTRICT: April 11, 2023 – 12:00 noon, The Gallows Club, 1109 Main St., Towner, ND. This includes all members who live in Ranges 75, 76, 77 and all members who live in Sheridan, Pierce and Wells Counties.
CENTRAL DISTRICT: April 12, 2023 – 12:00 noon, Verendrye Electric Community Room, 615 Highway 52 West, Velva. This includes all members who live east of Highway 83, in Ranges 82 and 83, and all members who live in Range 78 of McHenry County, and all members who live in Ranges 79, 80 and 81. This means all members living east of Highway 83 and west of the eastern district.
WESTERN DISTRICT: April 13, 2023 - 12:00 noon, at the Ryder Community Center, Ryder. This district includes all members who live west of Highway 83, in Ranges 82 and 83, and all members who live in Ranges 84, 85, 86 and 87. This means all members living west of Highway 83.
The names of all persons nominated at these meetings will be placed on the ballot for election at the annual membership meeting in June. Nominations can also be made by petition. Contact the Velva office to obtain a petition and signature rules. Completed petitions must be received at our Velva office by noon on your district’s caucus meeting day. Elected directors will serve for a period of three years.
Present directors whose terms of office expire this year are:
EASTERN DISTRICT: Maxine Rognlien, Towner
CENTRAL DISTRICT: Bob Wolf, Minot
WESTERN DISTRICT: vacant (formerly held by Howard “Bucky” Anderson
A complimentary noon lunch will be served at all the caucus meetings. All members are encouraged to attend any district's caucus/information meeting. Actual director nominations, however, must be made at the appropriate district’s caucus meeting. A map of the districts is below. If you are unsure of your district call and ask for member services at 852-0406.