NLI Board Member Election Materials

The Basics

At the 2018 Northern Lights Annual Meeting members will elect Board members for Districts 2 and 4. The information below is designed to assist potential Board members in qualifying to run for a NLI Board position.

  • The NLI bylaws lay out qualifications for Board members. Click here to read an excerpt from the bylaws.
  • A member must have their primary residence located in the district where they want to run for election. Click here for a map of the NLI districts
  • The Annual Meeting is Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Sandpoint Events Center.
  • All members interested in becoming a Board Director are encouraged to attend a Board Candidate Orientation on Monday, February 26th at 11:30 a.m. in the Board Room at Northern Lights.  If you plan on attending, please call 208-255-7197 or email

What’s Next

In order to qualify to be on the ballot for 2018 the following must be completed and returned to the NLI office by April 2, 2018.

  • A completed a Declaration of Director Candidacy form
  • A Member Petition Nomination form signed by at least 25 members in your district. Keep in mind a husband and wife will only count as one member. It is always a good idea to get extra signatures in case some are invalidated.
  • Short biography (150 words or less) and a current photo. This information will be provided to members on the mail in ballot sent to members in each district.

Who Do I Contact if I have Questions?