DMEA Moves to Online Board Nominations

March 30, 2020

Self-Nomination Petitions Open April 3, Online Only

March 26, 2020 — Due to the State of Colorado’s recent Stay-at-Home order, as well as Delta-Montrose Electric Association’s current pandemic response, the co-op’s nomination process for the 2020 Board of Directors Election is taking place electronically.

This year, District 6District 7, and the North Region board seats are up for election. Eligible members who live in these districts may run for the DMEA Board of Directors. Unlike previous years, members cannot pick up a physical nomination packet at their local DMEA office. All nominations must be submitted online. Members interested in running for an open board seat should visit starting April 3, 2020, to begin the process. Members can confirm in which district they live by calling 877-687-3632.

Key Dates:

  • Friday, April 3, 2020: Self-nomination packets become available online at
  • Monday, May 4, 2020: Deadline to return and/or complete all steps of the self-nomination process.
  • Monday, May 25, 2020: Ballots, along with the candidate backgrounds, will be mailed to DMEA members.
  • Thursday, June 18, 2020: The DMEA Annual Meeting: Due to the current threat of COVID-19, details for this event are not yet available. All members are encouraged to vote by mail in the event the Annual Meeting must take place virtually. The results of the 2020 election will be announced at the conclusion of the meeting. 

This move to an online nomination process follows DMEA’s previous pandemic response efforts, which include but are not limited to:

  • Virtual board meetings until further notice
  • Suspension of service disconnects for non-payment until further notice
  • Offices closed to the public, with employees telecommuting until further notice