Cloverland Electric Cooperative announced the results of the director elections at its Annual Meeting of the Members on the evening of June 6 at the Dafter Township Hall.
Cloverland is a democratically-controlled, not-for-profit electric co-op that is governed by nine directors elected by and from the members of their respective districts to serve a three-year term in office. One seat is up for election in each district each year. Voting took place by mail-in ballot which concluded on May 31.
Jason St. Onge of Mackinac Island was re-elected for District A receiving 1,815 votes. Dale Carlson of DeTour Village received 1,406 votes. District A is also represented by Gerald Nettleton of DeTour Village and William LaLonde of St. Ignace.
Carmine Bonacci, Jr. of Sault Ste. Marie was re-elected for District B receiving 1,752 votes. Linda Hoath of Sault Ste. Marie received 1,342 votes. District B is also represented by John Sawruk of Sault Ste. Marie and Jason Oberle of Sault Ste. Marie.
The newly elected director for District C is Allan Ott of Manistique, who received 1,388 votes. Kevin Vanatta of Newberry received 1,303 votes. District C is also represented by Virgil Monroe of Manistique and Ronald Provo of Manistique.
President and CEO Mike Heise stated, “Thank you to all the director candidates for their interest in serving the cooperative by pursuing a seat on the board of directors. We had a record 27.1 percent of members vote this year and I want to thank the members who took time to vote and participate in this democratic process. I want to recognize Pete Legault who retired from the board after serving the members in District C for 20 years.”