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Co-op Trustee Elections A question from an OEC member regarding procedure


At the recent annual meeting, a member submitted


the following question and comment on his survey: How was a Trustee reappointed, when no quorum was at the District meeting? Awaiting an explanation in next Co-op News.


As you may recall from the annual meeting, state


law [Title 18 O.S. §437.7(f)] requires five percent (5%) of all members, present in person, to constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at all meetings of the members, unless the by-laws prescribe the presence of a greater percentage of the members for a quorum. Tat law applies to the district meetings of OEC, as well as the annual meeting.


Each of the nine OEC districts has more than 4,000 members, so the attendance of more than 200 members is required to achieve a quorum at a district meeting. OEC by-laws specifically provide what must be done if there is not a quorum at a district meeting. Te following language is from OEC By- Laws §4.05 “… ; provided, however, that vacancies caused by the failure of a quorum to attend a regular district meeting called for the purpose of electing a Trustee, shall be filled by a majority vote of the Board of Trustees at the next regular or special meeting, without the necessity of calling a special district meeting for such purpose …”


INDUSTRY NEWS Women Legislators from Across Nation Convene in OKC


HEADLINES September/October 2013 Norman, Oklahoma


for Energy Summit  Task force explores how innovative policy changes can reduce energy expenditure


WOMEN IN GOVERNMENT, WASHINGTON, D.C.— Women In Government brought together women


legislators from across the nation for their Fifth Annual Energy Summit meeting in Oklahoma City, on Sept. 18-19, to explore how policy changes at the state level can address a multitude of energy issues. Legislators and policy experts discussed current


and emerging energy policies, including production, transmission, innovations and new technology, alternative and renewable energy, tax credits, and energy efficiency. “It is important that states across the nation work


to identify a balanced approach to energy plans, incorporating clean energy and renewable energy


along with traditional energy sources like oil, natural gas, and coal,” said Women In Government President and Executive Director Marjorie Maginn. “Women In Government is thrilled to be able to provide a space for this conversation to take place.” Locals Jeff Wilson, vice president of legislative


affairs at the Oklahoma Petroleum Association and Deputy Secretary of Energy Jay Albert were featured speakers. Other speakers included Maury Dobbie, assistant


director of the Denver-based Center for New Energy Economy, who spoke about developing an energy portfolio and Nevada State Senator Pat Spearman, who accompanied Albert to discuss creating state energy plans.


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