This year, the Kankakee Valley REMC membership will elect two member-consumers to serve on the REMC board.
Three candidates have completed the necessary requirements to run for directorship. These individuals will be the only individuals eligible to run for directorship and placed on the ballot.
This year’s candidates are being elected from District 1 and District 2.
District 1 includes Boone and Pleasant townships and the western portion of Porter Township in Porter County; and Ross and Winfield townships in Lake County.
District 2 includes the eastern portion of Porter Township and Westchester, Pine, Jackson, Washington, Morgan, Center, Union and Liberty townships of Porter County.
To run for election to the board of directors, member-consumers were required to complete a petition containing signatures from 15 member-consumers who reside in their district. In addition, candidates were required to attend a mandatory informational meeting.