Section I and II. Any person, firm or corporation who is in the service area of the cooperative may become a member of the cooperative by paying the membership fee, agreeing to purchase electric energy from the cooperative, and agreeing to comply with and by the articles of incorporation, the bylaws, and any rules and regulations set by the board and by being accepted for membership by the members.
Section I. The date and place for the Annual Meeting of Members shall be set by board resolution each year as long as the date is between April 30 and Nov. 1, and within a county served by the cooperative, which shall
be designated in the notice of the meeting. This year’s Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday, Aug. 26 at the cooperative’s headquarters in Barnesville.
Section I. The business and affairs of the cooperative shall be managed by the board of nine members.
Section IV. Not less than 140 days before the date of the Annual Meeting, the board shall appoint a Nominating Committee of five to 11 members, who shall prepare a list of nominations for directors and post in the cooperative office prior to the meeting. Any 150 or more members may make nominations by petition not less than 100 days prior to the meeting. Notice of the Annual Meeting, including nominations by the committee and nominations by petition, shall be mailed at least five days before the meeting. There will be no nominations from the floor.
Section VI. Board members shall be elected by a majority vote of the members present and voting in person or by proxy, except in the case of a contested election which shall be conducted by secret ballot. (Note: Three directors will be elected at the Aug. 26 meeting.)
Southern Rivers Energy’s 2023 Committees
2023 Nominating Committee:
Clifford Barber, Barnesville; Chuck Bell, Woodbury; Eddie English, Zebulon; Jeremy Coleman, Gay; Jeff B. Haygood III, Yatesville; William P. Sanders Sr., Lizella; Terrell Selph, Barnesville; Bennie Bostick, Forsyth;
Paul Wallace, Yatesville
Credentials and Election Committee:
Ralph Adamson, Barnesville; Robby Beck, Milner; Priscilla Doster, Forsyth; Robert T. Walker, Barnesville; Rusty Lanier, Concord; John Mixon, The Rock; Fred Moye, Barnesville; Sauney Pippin, Culloden; Russ Walters,
The Nominating Committee meeting will be held on April 12, and the Credentials and Election Committee meeting will be held on May 24.