Annual Meeting

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Cobb EMC Annual Meeting 2023 Recap

Cobb EMC members were invited to attend our 85th Annual Meeting on September 16 to learn about our progress, ways to save on their electric bill, and to vote for director candidates and bylaw amendments. There were 2,657 registered members and more than 4,675 guests were in attendance at the meeting. View voting results below.


Frequently Asked Questions

  • May 26, 2023: Terms for directors and districts 1, 6 and 7 will expire at the Annual Meeting. Nomination petitions for Director elections must be submitted (Sec. 3.07). Find details on the board elections process.
  • June 8: Member-sponsored bylaw amendments must be submitted (Sec. 10.01).
  • August 11: Written notice must be received from any member who desires to exceed the 5-minute speaking limitation for Annual Meeting (Sec. 2.12).

There are other deadlines and requirements applicable to the Annual Meeting that are contained in the bylaws. Members are encouraged to review Cobb EMC bylaws and to contact Kris Delaney if they have any questions about the Annual Meeting or any deadline requirement related to the Annual Meeting.

Director election and bylaw amendment proposal information was mailed and/or emailed on August 11, 2023. View the election packet here. 

Members have three options for voting:

In-person at the meeting.

All members must provide photo identification at registration. Commercial, government and church groups must provide authorization to represent their organizations at registration.

Online ballot

Online at Beginning August 11, look for an email from This email will contain your personal Election Validation Number. Please check your spam folder. Votes cast by mail-in ballot or electronically must be received by 5 p.m. on September 13, 2023.

By mail-in ballot

Election Services Corporation, the third-party service coordinating the election, mailed packets containing candidate candidate biographies and bylaw amendment proposals and ballots on August 11. Votes cast by mail-in ballot or electronically must be received by 5 p.m. on September 13, 2023.

Voting assistance

All voting is handled by a third-party company, Election Services Corporation, which is separate from Cobb EMC. Please contact Election Services Corporation with any questions or if you need assistance. They can be reached at 1-866-720-4357 or, Monday thru Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (ET).

Please note: Only members who were connected by July 14, 2023, may vote in the 2023 director elections.

2023 Director Election and Bylaw Amendment Voting Results

SECTION 3.08. Notice of Nominees. The Secretary shall be responsible for posting at the Cooperative’s headquarters and on its website the nominees for the election, and if received on or before the fourth Friday in May, shall include same in the notice to the Members for the meeting at which the election is to be held.

District 1 Ed Crowell (Incumbent) (8,988)
District 6

David Tennant (Incumbent) (7,160)

Barbara Collier (2,978)

District 7

Malcolm Swanson (Incumbent) (8,959)

Bylaw Amendment Voting Results

Yes (7,351)

No (728)

Abstained (731)

Director Elections Process

For details, read about our board elections process. We will also make director election results available following the Annual Meeting.