HEMC Announces 2019 Nominating Committee

Posted: April 1, 2019

In accordance with the Bylaws, Article III, Section 3.04, the Board of Directors of Habersham EMC, at their meeting on February 26, 2019, appointed a Nominating Committee to make nominations to fill the expiring terms of David Wall, East District; and Dustin Hulsey and Dan Thurmond, both of the West District.

Three directors are elected each year for three-year terms. Nominations are made by the committee and also may be made by petition. Members wishing to run for a board position must be a resident of the East or West District in the HEMC service area.

Candidates may apply until April 18, 2019, by the close of business at 5 p.m. The Nominating Committee will meet April 25, 2019, to make nominations.

Applications by petition will be accepted through May 10, 2019, by the close of business at 5 p.m.

Nominations by the Nominating Committee, as well as any made by petition, will be available on the HEMC website, posted in the Habersham EMC Clarkesville and Cleveland offices and will be published in Georgia Magazine prior to the HEMC Annual Meeting on July 18, 2019.

The following are members of the 2019 Nominating Committee:

Anthony Alexander

2795 Highway 105
Demorest, GA 30535
(706) 499-0130

James Michael (Mike) Cathey Jr.

1622 Kinsey Town Road
Cleveland, GA 30528
(706) 878-8765

David Eller

218 Stonington Drive
Mount Airy, GA 30563
(706) 499-0668

John Jackson

P.O. Box 2555
Clarkesville, GA 30523
(706) 968-8770

Octavius Mulligan

29 Frances Drive
Cleveland, GA 30528
(706) 499-7889

Kay Pitts

1822 Persimmon Road
Clayton, GA 30525
(706) 782-5992

Ricky L. Pruitt

355 O’Kelly Road
Clarkesville, GA 30523
(706) 499-4850

John M. Howard

5 Shadetree Drive
Cleveland, GA 30528
(404) 557-8779

Candidate Applications

Applications may be obtained by contacting Habersham EMC or by accessing through the HEMC website. Please return applications to: Election, Habersham EMC, 6135 State Hwy. 115 West, Clarkesville, GA 30523 or by email to election@hemc.coop.


To determine your individual assigned district, please contact HEMC. To review the district maps, please visit the HEMC website.

Additional information

Please contact Carolyn Helton, HEMC Executive Assistant, at (706) 839-4137.