The business and affairs of the Association is guided by a board of nine Directors, which exercises all of the powers of the Association, except those that are by law, or by the Articles of Incorporation of the Association, or by the Bylaws, conferred upon or reserved to the members. The Board of Directors is elected by and from the membership for four-year terms from voting districts.
Board Meeting Schedule
Poudre Valley REA Board of Directors meetings are held monthly and unless otherwise noticed, they are held at our headquarters building, which is located at 7649 REA Parkway, Fort Collins. The monthly meeting location, date and commencement time are posted in the front office lobby and below. The 2018 Annual Meeting is being held on April 7, 2018 at the Embassy Suites in Loveland.
Our monthly meetings are public meetings and any members of the Association or general public are welcome to attend and observe. Attendees will be given an opportunity to address the board following the Guidelines for Public Participation.
2017 Meeting Schedule:
2016 Meeting Schedule:
PVREA Board policies are available here.
2018 Annual Meeting
The 2018 Annual Meeting is being held on April 7, 2018 at the Embassy Suites in Loveland.
Voting and Election Information
As a cooperative, Poudre Valley REA is governed by democratic principles. Each spring the Association holds an annual meeting and an election for the Board of Directors. Any member in good standing that meets the Bylaw qualifications may petition to run for the Board.
The Board of Directors has established Voting and Director Elections Policy 4.11 that is available in PDF form for review.
· Voting and Director Elections Policy 4.11 (PDF)
· A complete copy of the association bylaws are available for viewing here.
How to Become a Candidate for the Board of Directors
As a cooperative, Poudre Valley REA is governed by democratic principles. The Association holds an annual meeting and elections for the Board of Directors. There are four director positions up for election in 2018, three in Larimer County and one in Boulder County. The Association bylaws are detailed concerning the petition procedure. Any member in good standing that meets the Bylaw qualifications of the Association is eligible to submit a petition to become a candidate for the Board of Directors. Petitions must be signed by at least 15 members of the Association and submitted to the Board no later than Noon, February 21, 2018. A candidate must also submit a photo and biography and may submit up to a 250 word summary of the candidate’s qualifications, which is included with the ballots that are mailed to all members.
Board candidate and petition packets may be picked up at PVREA’s office located at: 7649 REA Parkway, Ft. Collins, CO 80528 beginning at Noon on Dec. 21, 2017.
Schedule of Elections:
· Candidate packets and petitions available after Noon on December 21, 2017.
· Petition packets due at Noon, February 21, 2018.
· Ballots mailed March 7, 2018.
· Mail balloting closes 11:00 a.m. April 6, 2018.
· Ballots tabulated April 6 & 7, 2018.
· On site balloting April 7, 2018.
Election results and on-site balloting will take place at The Annual Meeting of the Members of Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association, Inc. which will be held in the Embassy Suites Hotel John Q. Hammons Conference Center, 4705 Clydesdale Pkwy, Loveland, Colorado 80538, Saturday April 7, 2018.