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Board of Directors

Our Cooperative is governed by a nine-member Board of Directors representing each district we serve.

District 1 (Smith, Dekalb, Macon, and Wilson Counties)

  • Morris Tyree II – President
  • Bradley West – Board Member
  • C.D. (Digger) Poindexter – Board Member

District 2 (Putnam and White Counties)

  • James Rony Myers – Board Member
  • Alan Pippin – Secretary / Treasurer

District 3 (Overton, Clay, Fentress, and Pickett Counties) 

  • Tim Sells – Board Member
  • James West – Assistant Secretary / Treasurer

District 4 (Jackson County)  

  • Jim Brown – Vice – President
  • Steve Spivey – Board Member
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UCEMC NOTICE OF DIRECTORS TO BE ELECTED

In accordance with Article IV, Section 4.05 of the Bylaws of the Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation, hereinafter called “cooperative,” notice is given of three impending vacancies on the Cooperative’s Board of Directors due to expiring terms of three incumbent directors.

One directorate term will expire in District One and one director will be elected or re-elected from District One. Directorate District One consists of the areas served by the cooperative in Smith, DeKalb, Macon, and Wilson counties.

One directorate term will expire in District Two and one director will be elected or re-elected from District Two. Directorate District Two consists of the areas served by the cooperative in Putnam and White counties.

One directorate term will expire in District Four and one director will be elected or re-elected from District Four. Directorate District No. Four consists of the areas served by the cooperative in Jackson County.

Any member meeting the qualifications for director as specified in Article IV, Section 4.02, of the Cooperative’s Bylaws may petition to become a candidate for election to the Board of Directors. Any candidate for director must file a qualifying petition with the Secretary of the Cooperative, Alan Pippin, or with the Cooperative’s General Manager, Jennifer Brogdon on or before June 11, 2023.

Qualifying petition forms and copies of the Cooperative’s Bylaws and the Board’s Policy Governing Directorate Election activities are available by a request to any cooperative office.

  • 1794 West Broad Street, Cookeville, TN 38503; 1-800-261-2940
  • 320 Celina Highway, Livingston, TN 38570; 1-800-261-2940
  • 1085 N. Grundy Quarles Highway, Gainesboro, TN 38562; 1-800-261-2940
  • 138 Gordonsville Highway, South Carthage, TN 37030; 1-800-261-2940
  • 907 Main Street North, Carthage, TN 37030; 1-800-261-2940

All petition packages will be issued from UCEMC’s Corporate Office, 907 Main Street North, Carthage, TN 37030.

A Credentials Committee, appointed, meeting, and acting in accordance with Article IV, Section 4.07 of the Cooperative’s Bylaws, will determine the eligibility of each petitioner to become a qualified candidate. If required to comply with Article IV, Section 4.11 of the Cooperative’s Bylaws, a district directorate election will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2023, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. in the cooperative’s office in each directorate district. Early voting will be held on Friday, August 25, 2023, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. in the cooperative’s office in each directorate district.

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