Applications Being Accepted for Board of Directors

Friday, February 9, 2018

Applications for the Polar Communications Board of Directors will be accepted for the election to be held during Polar’s Annual Members Meeting on June 7, 2018. Positions to be filled are as follows:

District 1 – Position currently held by Jim Longtin is up for election.

District 1 – Position currently held by Ron Steinke is being vacated as a result of term limitations. The candidate receving the highest number of votes in district one will serve the three year term. The candidate receiving the second highest number of votes will serve the two year term. No more than one director shall be elected or serving from any one telephone exchange at the same time.

District 2 – Position currently held by Joe Torgerson is being vacated as a result of term limitations.

District 3 – Position currently held by Brian Udby is up for re-election.

POLAR BOARD OF DIRECTORS NOMINATION PROCEDURE STEPS:

1. Any qualified member meeting the requirements of Section 3, Article IV of the company by-laws may request an application and petition from the cooperative headquarters. The forms can be picked up at Polar’s front desk or can be found on Polar’s website at www.thinkpolar.com.

2. Members shall submit a completed application and a petition containing a minimum of thirty (30) signatures of cooperative members from the district in which the applicant resides. Please note that a husband and wife constitute one membership. Either spouse may sign the petition as a member; however, the signature of a husband and wife on the petition may only be counted as one.

3. Completed applications and petitions should be submitted by March 23, 2018, at 4:00p.m. to Polar Communications, Attn: Shari Flanders, PO Box 270, Park River, ND,58270. Please contact Shari at 701.284.4343 with questions or email sflanders@polartel.com.

4. All nominations by petition are subject to verification. Once verification is complete, the candidate will be notified and their name will appear on the ballot at Polar’s Annual Members Meeting.

To find the service areas that make up each district, please refer to Article IV, Section 2 of the bylaws of Polar Communications found in your telephone directory.

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