Members interested in serving on the Board of Directors must meet the following minimum requirements in accordance with the Bylaws of Midwest Energy & Communications:
- Receive electric power for their primary residence in the district from which they would be elected
- Cannot be employed by or financially interested in a competing enterprise or business selling electric energy or supplies to the Cooperative
- Cannot have a close relative who is an employee of the Cooperative or becomes an employee of the Cooperative during their term of office
Members interested in running for a position on the Board of Directors must contact the cooperative to get a petition for nomination and secure signatures of 30 or more members who are residents of the district to be served. In order to be included on the ballot, the completed nomination petition and a biography must be submitted to the cooperative not less than 20 days prior to the mailing of ballots for the election of directors.