Thank you for your interest in serving on the Cherryland Electric Cooperative Board of Directors! Cherryland is respected as a leader throughout our service territory. We work hard to earn the loyalty and trust of our members by listening to their needs, safely delivering reliable and affordable electricity and achieving strong financial performance. The Board of Directors plays an integral role in representing the best interests of the membership and developing strategic vision for the cooperative.
We encourage all interested candidates to take time to learn more about our co-op and the electric cooperative model as you consider serving on the Board of Directors. Feel free to contact our current board members for insight on the responsibilities of a Cherryland director.
What’s the position?
The board vacancy is for the Grand Traverse/Kalkaska county seat. That means the director must reside in either Grand Traverse or Kalkaska county in Cherryland’s service territory. The candidate appointed will serve the remainder of the current term ending on June 15, 2018. The appointed director will have an opportunity to run for additional terms as outlined in the co-op’s bylaws.
- Applicant must be a Cherryland member.
- Applicant’s primary residence must be served by the cooperative in either Grand Traverse or Kalkaska county.
- Applicant can neither be a Cherryland employee nor have an immediate family member employed by the cooperative or an affiliated organization.
Interested in applying?
Please complete the board candidate application and submit along with your cover letter, resume and any other supporting documentation to Cherryland Electric Cooperative by 4:00pm on Friday, June 23.
You may submit by any of the methods below:
- Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Drop off at Cherryland’s office at 5930 US 31 S, Grawn
If you choose to mail your application, it must be received by Cherryland by 4:00pm on Friday, June 23. The cooperative mailing address is: Cherryland Electric Cooperative, ATTN: Shannon Mattson, PO Box 298, Grawn, MI 49637.