WREA announces board vacancy

MEEKER | It is with heavy hearts that the WREA Board announced that it will proceed to fill the vacancy on its Board of Directors following the passing of long-time director, Gary H. Dunham. WREA appreciates Mr. Dunham’s thirty-years of dedication and service which included eight years as President of WREA’s Board. WREA will honor his service with the Gary H. Dunham Memorial Scholarship that will be awarded to a gra duating high school senior beginning in 2019.
WREA’s bylaws set forth that vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired portion of the vacated term. The WREA Board of Directors welcomes letters of interest from WREA members seeking appointment to fill the director vacancy representing the Town of Meeker District. Interested members are required to live in the Town of Meeker District, subscribe to electric energy service, may not be employed by WREA, may not be a close relative of a sitting Director, and may not hold an elected office in which a salary is paid. Letters of interest will be accepted through Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. Letters of interest may be mailed to WREA, Attn: Mr. William H. Jordan, WREA Board President, P.O. Box 958, Meeker, CO 81641 or hand delivered Attn: Mr. William H. Jordan, WREA Board President to the WREA headquarters at 233 6th Street, Meeker, CO 81641. The WREA Board will appoint a Director in May to fill the unexpired portion of Mr. Dunham’s term, which will end in September, 2018. In addition, WREA will post notice in June regarding its 2018 WREA Annual Meeting and Board Election, at which time one Rural District director and the Town of Meeker District director (the board seat long held by Mr. Dunham), will be up for election. Please see www.wrea.org for more information or call WREA at 970-878-5041 with additional questions.