Nominations Announced For Will County Farm Bureau Directors

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The following nominations for director in the districts holding elections this year. These names will go on the ballots to be mailed to voting members in the respective districts along with others submitted under the by-laws. The Nomination committee will work on filling the open positions this month.

  • District 1: Gordon McCoy, (3-year term would serve 2024-2026.)
  • District 2: Mike Newbrough (3-year term would serve 2024-2026.)
  • District 3: Craig Bettenhausen, (3-year term would serve 2024-2026.)
  • Director at Large District: There are none up for election this cycle.

The by-laws state that these names will be published in this issue of our newspaper. Persons wishing to add names of additional eligible persons as candidate for director in these districts may do so by submitting the name or names to the Farm Bureau office no later than December 8th.

At this time ballots will be printed and mailed to the voting members in each of the respective electing districts. The board redistricted for this election in 2018 and we have 3 districts with 3 board members for each district and then 2 directors will be elected at large.

When up for election the director at large will be listed in all 3 districts. The President will continue to be an at large position and will continue to be elected by the board of directors every February. This year we have one director at large up for election. The board still consists of 12 members.

Any name submission must, however, be accompanied by a signed statement from the candidate stating the person is willing to serve if elected.

The official list of candidates will be published in the December 14 issue of Farmers Weekly Review and Directions, our electronic newsletter. Election ballots will be mailed to all voting members in each of the respective districts.

Voted ballots mailed back must be postmarked no later than January 12, 2024. Results of the election will be announced at the annual meeting on Saturday, January 27, 2024, currently scheduled for the Will County Fair Grounds Atrium.

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