Four director terms to expire at Golden West annual meeting

This year’s Annual Meeting of Golden West Telecommunications Cooperative scheduled for Saturday, September 25th in Wall, SD will find the terms of four directors expiring on the Cooperative’s 13-member board of directors.

Terms expiring this year include the those of incumbent Directors Robert Hansen of Howes in District I, Duane Wood of Faith in District I, Richard Baye of Philip in District II, and Wayne Merrill of Hot Springs in District V.

Members residing in any of those districts who qualify under the bylaws of the Cooperative, including the incumbent directors, may run for the expiring term by circulating and returning an official nominating petition to the Golden West business office in Wall by Wednesday, August 25th.

A special notice further detailing the nominating process appears in this week’s paper and is also being mailed to each member in the affected districts. Those interested in running for the board can request a petition by calling Golden West’s Wall business office at 605-279-2161 or its Hot Springs office at 605-745-3103. Those calling will receive a petition packet which will include the official nominating petition, a map of the director districts and information explaining the responsibilities of a board member.