LPEA is now accepting applications for a director seat in District 4 in compliance with Art. III, Sec. 7 of the LPEA Bylaws and LPEA Board Policy 120. The successful director candidate will fill the position vacated by Director Jack D. Turner upon the conclusion of the LPEA Board of Directors Meeting on September 16th, 2020 and will hold the position until the expiration of Director Turner’s original term, occurring at the Annual Member Meeting in 2022.
To be eligible, candidates must:
- be a member of LPEA for at least one year immediately prior to becoming a director.
- be a bona fide resident of District 4 (North & East La Plata County) for at least 120 days prior to becoming a director.
- not be employed by, or have a spouse or child employed by, LPEA in any position.
The LPEA Board of Directors is a governing board with two primary roles: to support the success of the cooperative and to protect public interest through the examination and monitoring of cooperative information. The board sets strategic direction and establishes policy. It is responsible for hiring and evaluating the CEO and for developing and approving LPEA’s mission, vision, and strategic plan.
To apply, candidates must submit an application form together with a cover letter, resume, and signed Qualifications Affidavit by 12pm Friday Sept 11th, 2020. Applications must be emailed to Board President Britt Bassett at firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line: Board Vacancy Application, or mailed to Attn: Board President, PO Box 2750, Durango, CO 81302-2750. Early applications are encouraged, and late applications will not be considered.
Interviews for candidate finalists will be held on Monday September 14th, 2020 during the Committee of the Whole meeting. Applicants are requested to remain available this day should they be selected for an interview. The new director will be announced on Wednesday September 16th, 2020 at the September LPEA Board Meeting. For more information and application materials, visit lpea.coop/board-director-candidate-information