View the Minutes of the 2020 Annual Meeting of the Members by clicking here.

If you object to these minutes, please submit your objection to the Cooperative Headquarters on or before Friday, October 8, 2021.


The annual meeting of members is a gathering of members/owners of the corporation. The meeting’s primary reason is to provide our members/owners the opportunity to have their voices heard. As a member/owner, you have a voice in how the corporation operates, and at the end of the day, we are accountable to you, not outside investors. The annual meeting is held in October of each year and typically includes the following activities:

  • Registration gifts for registering members
  • Entertainment
  • Election of director(s) whose terms are up for renewal or to fill vacancies on the board of directors
  • Review of the corporations’ annual report
  • Discussion of new projects and activities
  • Open forum to discuss and address issues or concerns of the membership
  • Door prizes (after the corporate governance process)

(all schedules and dates for upcoming meetings are tentative and subject to change at this time)

The 81st Annual Meeting of Members will be held on
Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at
our Head Quarter Facility Located at 6092 NC HWY 711, Pembroke, NC 28372.

Important Dates for the 81st Annual Meeting of Members

  • Nominating Committee Meeting - Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 4:00 PM
  • Last Day for Petitions - Friday, August 20 2021 - 4:00 PM
  • C&E Committee Meeting - Monday, Aug. 23 2021 - 4:00 PM
  • Mailing of Official Notice - Thursday, September 23, 2021
  • Annual Meeting - Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - Drive-Thru Voting from 7:00 AM to 6:30 PM
  • Business Meeting - Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 7:30PM

Directorate districts that are up for election in 2021 are:

    • District 3 (1 seat): Orrum, Smyrna, Britts, Lumberton, East Howellsville, West Howellsville, Whisarts, Saddletree, St. Pauls, and Philadelphus Townships
    • District 4 (1 seat): Burnt Swamp, Pembroke, and Raft Swamp Townships
    • District 6 (2 seats): Raeford, McLauchlin, Seventy-First, Antioch, and Stonewall Townships

How to Become a Director:

Lumbee River EMC is a cooperative owned by the members we serve.  Every year we have an annual meeting of the members for the purpose of electing Directors, hearing and passing upon reports covering the previous fiscal year, and transacting such other business as may properly come before the meeting (LREMC Bylaws, Article IV, Section 4.01).

Members interested in becoming candidates and placing their names in nomination for membership on the Board of Directors can access the qualifications and election procedures prescribed by the Bylaws of Lumbee River Electric Membership Corporation by clicking here.  (please see Article V – Directors, beginning on page 22 of the pdf document)

Nominating Committee:

2021 Nominating Committee Report

Important Documents:

*The Official Notice can be accessed by clicking here. (Available 3rd Qrt. 2021)

*The Annual Meeting Petition Packet can be accessed by clicking here.

*The Cooperative Bylaws can be accessed by clicking here.

*Representatives of Member Businesses, Churches, and other non-person entities or organizations (collectively, “Member Entities”), must present a notarized resolution (“Member Voting Document”) executed by or on behalf of the entity authorizing the representative to vote the entity’s interest. The resolution (“Member Voting Document”) and instructions can be accessed by clicking here.

2020 Annual Meeting Minutes – Available after approval at the 2021 Annual Meeting of Members

*Hard copies of all documents will be available at our Pembroke office.