Annual Meeting Guide

Saturday, June 16, 9 AM

Walton County Agricultural Education Center

Map to annual meeting site

What's the annual meeting all about? Watch this video to find out.

82nd Annual Meeting Event Schedule

Greg Brooks, Emcee
  • 8 AM
    Registration Opens
    Health Check, Kids' Fest, Exhibits Open
    Pre-meeting Entertainment -- The Hoppers

  • 8:50 AM
  • Presentation of Colors --  American Legion Post 223 Color Guard
    National Anthem -- Destiny Roberts
  • 9 AM
    Welcome and Opening -- Sam Simonton, Board Chair
  • 9:05 AM
    Entertainment -- The Hoppers
  • 9:45 AM
    Early Bird Prizes
  • 10 AM*
    Opening of Business Meeting
    Operation Round Up Report
  • 10:15 AM
    Business Session
    1. Establishment of Quorum
    2. Notice of Meeting
    3. Reading of Minutes
    4. Election of Directors
    5. Chairman's Report
    6. CEO's Report
    7. Other Business
      • Member Questions or Comments
      • Unfinished Business
      • New Business
    8. Close Business Session
  • 11 AM
    Attendance Prizes
    Kids' Fest Closes

*You must be registered by 10 a.m. to receive a bucket of gifts and be eligible for prize drawings.


Things to Do at Annual Meeting

Enter the Ugly Freezer Contest   NEW!
You could win a brand-new Frigidaire upright freezer worth $1,099! Get details here.

Business Session (main arena, 10 AM)
Take part in running your co-op and hear reports covering activities and progress over the past year.

Entertainment (main arena, 8 AM, 9:05 AM)
The multi-award winning Hoppers perform Southern Gospel favorites.


Prizes (main arena, 9:45 AM, 11 AM)
Many prizes will be given throughout the morning, including:

  • Attendance prizes
  • Meeting notice label prize
  • Operation Round Up prize
  • Special kids' prizes
  • Grand prize - recycled Ford pickup truck

*You must be registered by 10 AM to be eligible for prize drawings.

Exhibit Tent (large tent beside main arena, all morning)
Check out exhibits designed to trim dollars off your electric bill and teach about energy and the environment. Learn more about WEMC programs and services as well as other items of interest. Visit these exhibitors:

  • Walton EMC Real Protection
  • Walton EMC Natural Gas
  • EMC Security
  • Walton EMC Cooperative Solar
  • Operation Round Up
  • Atlanta Light Bulb, Inc.
  • Athens Refrigeration and Appliance NEW!
  • Georgia Forestry Commission NEW!
  • Walton County Soil and Water District NEW!
  • Generlink NEW!
  • GEMC Federal Credit Union NEW!
  • Georgia Grown NEW!

Kids' Fest (tent in front of Ag Center, all morning)
Your kids will love these activities:

  • Electrical safety demonstration
  • Coloring contest
  • Popcorn
  • Cotton candy
  • Turbo Tubs
  • Turbo Swing
  • Spider Monkey Bungee Trampoline
  • Face painting

Health Check (smaller tent beside main arena, all morning)
St. Mary’s Healthcare System is conducting free blood glucose and blood pressure screenings as well as sharing information on seniors’ health, diabetes, stroke and heart health. 

The Oconee Lions Clubs is providing vision screening and collecting used cell phones, eyeglasses and hearing aids. Cell phones are recycled and provide funds for eye surgeries for those with a financial need.

Lineman's Rodeo Team (front of Ag Center, all morning)
Watch our award-winning lineman's rodeo team demonstrate the skills used every day in keeping your power flowing.

High Voltage Power Line Demonstration (front of Ag Center, all morning)
Learn about power line safety with a life-sized power line demonstration. What you learn could save a life.

Free Ice Cream (window at left front of Ag Center, all morning)
Enjoy free ice cream sandwiches courtesy of Walton EMC.

Free Cokes (tent at left front of Ag Center, all morning)
Don't get thirsty; have a free Coke to cool off. Boy Scout Troop 705 will also have a variety of food and snacks for sale. Proceeds benefit their many worthwhile projects.


Official Annual Meeting Notice

Notice is given that the 2018 annual membership meeting of Walton Electric Membership Corporation will be held Saturday, June 16, 2018, at the Walton County Agricultural Education Center in Monroe, Georgia, beginning at 10:00 a.m. to take action on the following matters:

1. Report on the number of members present in order to determine the existence of a quorum.

2. Reading of the notice of the meeting and proof of the due giving thereof, or the waiver or waivers of notice of the meeting.

3. Reading of unapproved minutes of previous meeting of members and the taking of necessary action thereon.

4. Election of three directors for terms of three years to fill the expiring terms of District 2 – Rutledge/Bostwick/Apalachee, District 4 – Eastville, District 8 – Bold Springs-Gratis

(a) In accordance with Article IV, Section 4.06, of the Walton Electric Membership Corporation bylaws, the following members have been nominated by the nominating committee consisting of Jimmy Brandon, Brenda Brown, Russell Johnson, Alan Cagle, and Barry Mobley:

District 2 – Rutledge/Bostwick/Apalachee
Jason Sidwell
3181 Double Bridges Road, Rutledge

District 4 – Eastville
Jim Whitley
1591 Malcom Bridge Road, Bogart

District 8 – Bold Springs-Gratis
Sam Simonton
900 Loth Wages Road, Dacula 

5. Presentation and consideration of reports of officers, directors and committees.

6. Unfinished business

7. New business

8. Adjournment

Johnny Allgood, Secretary-Treasurer
Dated at Monroe, Georgia
This 1st day of June, 2018