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Board Of Directors Election


At EnergyUnited, you’re so much more than a customer, you’re a valued member who has a say in our direction and leadership. Since 1998, EnergyUnited has been owned and governed by members like you.

Your vote in the EnergyUnited Board of Directors Election is your voice in your cooperative, a chance to weigh in on leaders who will represent you and your interests.

Election Timeline

Monday, June 5, 2023 – Nominating Committee Meeting
Nominating Committee meets at 6 pm EST at the Mocksville Education Center.

Thursday, June 8, 2023 
Member petition nominations due by 5 pm EST.

Friday, August 11, 2023
Election opens. Ballots sent to members.

Monday, September 11, 2023
Election closes. Ballots due by 5pm EST.

Monday, September 18, 2023 – Credentials & Election Committee Meeting
Credentials & Election Committee meets at 6 pm EST at the Mocksville Education Center.

Monday, September 21, 2023 at 4PM
Election results will be announced at the Annual Meeting.
Statesville Office Conference Room
567 Mocksville Hwy, Statesville NC

2023 Voting Guide

You are an EnergyUnited member-owner. What you think matters. You choose who leads your cooperative. Make your voice heard by casting your vote in this years’ Board of Directors Election. Your vote is vital to the fair election of a Board of Directors that understands and reflects EnergyUnited’s diverse membership and its needs. Anyone who has been an EnergyUnited member since July 14, 2023 or before is eligible to vote.

Voting guarantees that your voice is heard, and it also means you could win one of three $100 Visa gift cards!

There are two ways to vote:

EMAIL: We will email ballots to members whose email addresses we have on August 11.

U.S. MAIL: We will send paper ballots to members whose emails we don’t have on August 11.


Thank you to Edgar Carter and Robert Herman for running for the District 1 seat and thank you to all the members who voted in this year’s Board Of Directors election.

The members have reelected Edgar Carter for District 1, Zolee Riggs was duly elected for district 2, and Cheryl Wright was duly elected for district 3.


Edgar Cartner

District 1Elected for a three-year term

Zolee Riggs

District 2Duly elected to a three-year term

Cheryl Wright

District 3Duly elected to a three-year term


Members are nominated to be director candidates by the Nominating Committee (PDF) or by member petition. The EnergyUnited Board of Directors Election is independently administered by Survey and Ballot Systems (SBS). The Credentials & Election Committee certifies the EnergyUnited Board of Directors Election results and makes the final decision concerning any election-related issue. For more information on the cooperative’s Nominating Committee (PDF) and Credentials & Election Committee , please refer to the cooperative’s website or Connect (the member newsletter included in each issue of Carolina Country magazine), and the Cooperative’s Bylaws. For more information on the independent administration of the EnergyUnited Board of Directors Election, please contact Survey and Ballot Systems by telephone at 952-974-2339 or by email at Click below for:

The forms provided are examples only. Member petitions may be submitted in any format. A Member petition must contain all the information required by Section 4.4-Director Nominations, of the Cooperative’s Bylaws. Members must satisfy all the requirements set out in Section 4.3-Director Qualifications, of the Cooperative’s Bylaws, to serve on EnergyUnited’s Board of Directors.

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