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 claire.zaugra@nli.coop.

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?