84th Annual Meeting Recording
If you were unable to watch the live broadcast of the 84th Annual Meeting, a recording can be found above.
The 84th Annual Meeting of People's Energy Cooperative
The Official Order of Business
- Welcome, Announcements, & Introductions
- Pledge of Allegiance
- Announcement of Quorum
- Call to Order and Meeting Rules
- Approval of 83rd Annual Meeting Minutes
- Financial Report
- Introduction of Director Candidates
- Announcement of Director Election Results
- Director Oath of Office
- Unfinished Business
- New Business
Board of Director Elections
As a member-elected electric cooperative, our members have the power to elect who represents them on PEC's Board of Directors. Candidates are fellow members who have thoughtfully considered the responsibility of looking out for the best interests of the Cooperative and its members and stepped forward to serve.
2021 Election Results
Results of People’s Energy Cooperative’s (PEC) director elections were announced during the Cooperative’s 84th Annual Meeting broadcast from PEC’s headquarters on Thursday, March 25, 2021.
Five candidates vied for two seats with three-year terms on PEC’s Board of Directors. The results are as follows:
Jodie Tvedt of rural Byron defeated Tony Bauer of rural Hayfield. Tvedt won with 1,286 votes and Bauer received 1,114 votes.
Tracy Lauritzen of Elba defeated Rick Hodny of Plainview and Eugene “Brent” McNallan of Plainview. Lauritzen won with 1,279 votes; Hodny received 419 votes and McNallan received 715 votes.
2021 Board of Directors Election Information
During the first week of March 2021, members received information in their mailbox on how to participate in the Board of Director elections. Every member received a paper ballot with directions on how to cast their vote either by paper ballot or online. For members with current email addresses on file, an email was sent from "People's Energy Cooperative Election Coordinator" at firstname.lastname@example.org with a direct link to vote. Members who utilize SmartHub also had access to a direct link to vote.
The voting link was "live" and open for voting on March 1, 2021. Members could also fill out the paper ballot and return it in the postage-paid return envelope included in each mailing. Ballots, both online and mailed via the USPS, had to be received by March 24 at 10:30 a.m. CST.
Report of the Nominating Committee
January 28, 2021
In connection with the election of two (2) directors at the Annual Meeting to be held
March 25, 2021, the following members have been nominated for election by this committee.
Tracy Lauritzen (incumbent)
2021 Nominating Committee