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Cuivre River Electric Cooperative (CREC) seeks interested and qualified candidates for four, three-year term seats on its Board of Directors.


Candidate nominations open on March 29, 2024, and close at noon on May 7. Qualified candidates will be asked to attend a Nominating Committee reception and interview. This event is slated for May 14 at the CREC headquarters, 1112 E. Cherry Street, Troy, MO.


Each candidate must reside in the district they would represent and be a member of the cooperative for the six consecutive months immediately preceding the election. Full director qualifications as specified in Article IV Section 3 on page 5 of the cooperative bylaws are available on the CREC website (


Board districs mapFour directors will be elected, one from each of these districts: Lincoln County District 3; Warren County District 2; St. Charles County District 1; and St. Charles County District 3. Online voting via a secure internet site or by paper ballot begins on July 15 and closes on August 19, or members may vote in person at the annual meeting on August 22 at the cooperative’s Troy headquarters.


Contact Chris Ryan, vice president of member engagement and technology, to confirm eligibility and learn more about serving as a director. Contact Chris at 636-695-4831/email


More information about the voting process and the annual meeting is available here and will be forthcoming in Rural Missouri/Current Times and the co-op’s e-newsletter, CREC Connections.