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Union, Baker County OTEC Board of Director Seats Up for Election in 2023


Baker City, Ore. — Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative (OTEC) is a member-owned and locally controlled electric cooperative. The Board of Directors makes business and policy decisions in setting the direction of OTEC. 

To ensure strong local leadership, member-owners elect directors on a rotating basis from each of OTEC’s four districts.

In 2023, three seats are up for election:

  • Position 1, Union County: Incumbent George Galloway.
  • Position 2, Baker County: Incumbent Aletha Bonebrake.
  • Position 3, Harney County: Incumbent Robert Cargill.

Elections will be held in May 2023.

Beginning January 3, if you are a member of the cooperative and are interested in running for the OTEC Board of Directors, please visit for nominating committee information, qualifications, applications, and petition packets, or call the OTEC Administration office at 541-524-2874. Please mail candidate forms to your local OTEC office or drop them off. For further
questions, contact the Administration office.

The Nominating Committee recommends qualified candidates for the 2023 Board of Directors Elections. The Committee asks any members interested in running for a board position to contact them on or before January 31, 2023.

Nominations by petition are due March 7, 2023. To request a petition for nomination, contact the OTEC Administration office.



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