NOVEC’s annual meeting is set for Wednesday, September 13, at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at Battlefield High School, 15000 Graduation Drive, Haymarket, VA 20169. Members will have the opportunity to see Co-op displays, eat a complimentary dinner, hear state-of-the-Cooperative reports, ask questions, and – most importantly – vote for two board directors. Members have the duty and privilege of electing directors to represent them on the board.
During the business portion of the meeting, Board Chairman Wade House and NOVEC President/CEO Stan Feuerberg will give state-of-the-Cooperative addresses, followed by a question and answer period.
We Need a Quorum
In order to conduct annual meeting business, NOVEC bylaws require that at least 2.5 percent of Co-op members attend the meeting in person or be represented by proxy. To ensure a quorum, NOVEC requests that members:
- Attend in person;
- Return by mail a proxy card, which will be mailed to customers in early September;or
- Assign a proxy online. Note: you will need to enter information from your proxy card exactly as written.
If the school is closed for any reason, such as inclement weather, the meeting will be held on October15.
After the meeting, each Co-op member will have the opportunity to win one of several door prizes.
Deadline for Board of Director Nominations
To obtain a nomination petition, call customer service at 703-335-0500 or 1-888-335-0500. All nomination petitions must be submitted to NOVEC by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 5, 2015.
NOVEC will request permission from all candidates for an independently conducted background check. The results of all background checks will be provided to the board of directors and Nominees Evaluation Committee.
For more information about the nomination process, contact Linda Maroney Kilby at email@example.com or call customer service at 703-335-0500.