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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 incumbent directorate term will expire in District One, and a directorate election will be held to fill the impending District One vacancy. Directorate District One consists of the areas served by the cooperative in DeKalb, Macon, Smith, and Wilson Counties.

One incumbent directorate term will expire in District Two, and a directorate election will be held to fill the impending District Two vacancy. Directorate District Two consists of the areas served by the cooperative in Putnam and White Counties.

One incumbent directorate term will expire in District Three, and a directorate election will be held to fill the impending District Three vacancy. Directorate District Three consists of the areas served by the cooperative in Clay, Fentress, Overton, and Pickett Counties.

Any member meeting the qualifications for the 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/CEO, Jennifer Brogdon, on or before June 16, 2024.

Request for information may be made to any of the cooperative’s offices located at:

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

All Qualifying petition forms and copies of the Cooperative’s Bylaws and the Board’s Policy Governing Directorate Election activities will be issued from UCEMC’s Corporate Office, 907 Main Street North, Carthage TN 37030.

A Credentials Committee, appointed, meeting, and acting per 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 24, 2024, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at the cooperative’s office in each directorate district. To accommodate member’s schedules, an additional election day will be held on Friday, August 23, 2024, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at the cooperative’s office in each directorate district.

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Is Your Organization a Non-Profit?

The State of Tennessee requires periodic renewal of the state’s recognition of a nonprofit’s tax-exempt status—reminder: 2023 is a renewal year for the Sales and Use Tax Certificate. The current certificates UCEMC has on file will expire on June 30.

Examples of Nonprofits Include:

  • Church, temple, synagogue, or mosque
  • Boys’ or Girls’ club
  • Volunteer fire department
  • 911 ECD

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Sign up to receive texts from UCEMC, and we’ll keep you current on what’s up with your account. Update your mobile number at your local district office, on ucemc.com in the customer portal, or on our Smart App.

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  • Billing information

Meet the 2023 Washington Youth Tour Delegates

The Washington Youth Tour is loading up the buses in a few weeks, and four high school juniors will pack their bags to represent Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation on the trip. Winners of the UCEMC Creative Writing and Scholarship Competition not only earned spots on the once-in-a-lifetime tour of our nation’s capital with 2,000 other students from across the country, but they also score a $1,000 scholarship and qualify for additional trips and even more money toward their college education.

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Gordonsville High Graduates Receive Scholarships

UCEMC’s Jasmine Byrnes presents Gordonsville High senior Savanna Bryant with the UCEMC $1,000 scholarship she earned by participating in the Creative Writing Contest sponsored by UCEMC and TECA. Savanna also earned a spot on the “Trip of a Lifetime,” the Washington Youth Tour last June. Savanna is the daughter of Marlana Mofield and Phillip Bryant.

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