Rights and Responsibilities of Member-owners

Your rights as a member-owner

  • Amend bylaws at annual or special meetings
  • Nominate board candidates by nominating committee or petition
  • Run for the Board of Directors
  • Vote for Board candidates
  • Access district map of the cooperative
  • Call special meetings
  • Raise concerns with staff/board
  • View 990s & financial statements

Your responsibilities as a member-owner

  • Vote at special meetings or the annual meeting
  • Know your bylaws, rules & regulations
  • Know your board representative
  • Pay your electric bill or work with the coop to develop a payment plan
  • Pay membership fee when you sign up for service ($5)
  • Report power outages
  • Stay up to date via notices in the The Tennessee Magazine,  Cooperative Living Magazine and on the PVEC website