(July 31, 2023) — Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative hosts district meetings each October so members can elect representatives to serve on its Board of Directors. Those interested in running must file papers by the July 17th deadline to be considered for a 4-year term. The candidates that qualified are as follows. (No director term expires this year in Lewis County, so the district is not listed):
District I Hickman County: Incumbent Dr. Zachary Hutchens, MD
District III Perry County: Incumbent Tommy L. Graham
District IV Humphreys County: Incumbent Jessie Wallace and Richard S. Welchans
District V Houston County: Incumbent Cass S. Rye and Jeffrey S. Wells
MLEC is a member-owned, not-for-profit electric utility serving more than 35,000 meters in Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Lewis and Perry counties. We connect our communities to a better quality of life through power, broadband and committed service. Learn more at www.mlec.com/about-mlec.
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