Three seats on Flathead Electric Cooperative Board up for election

Three seats on Flathead Electric Co-op’s Board of Trustees are up for election this year. Potential candidates must be members of the Co-op and live in the district they seek election to represent. The nominating petition requires 25 signatures from Co-op members who also live in the candidate’s district. Nominating petitions with a photograph and biography (100 words or less) are due to the Co-op by February 28.

Trustee seats up for election are currently held by: Stacey Schnebel – District 1 (Columbia Falls to Essex), Doug Grob – District 4 (Helena Flats, Columbia Falls Stage) and Gary Boe – District 7 (Kalispell, south of Hwy 2). A district map showing exact boundaries is available on the Flathead Electric website.

Candidates will have the opportunity to give a three-minute speech to the membership at the Annual Meeting on March 16. Ballots will go out March 15 for a mail-in election. For more information or to obtain a nominating petition, call 406-751-4444.