Pursuant to the MCIT Bylaws, the election of a board member was conducted during the annual membership meeting Dec. 3 in Bloomington. One seat was up for election.
Nominating Committee member Dan Kuhns, Waseca County Commissioner, announced that the seat held by Polk County Commissioner, Don Diedrich was up for election with Diedrich seeking another term.
Kuhns reported that notices sent to the membership in October advising of the election generated no letters of interest. Representing the committee, Kuhns nominated Diedrich to serve on the MCIT Board of Directors for a four-year term that expires Dec. 31, 2022. Having no other nominations, the members in attendance unanimously voted to re-elect Diedrich.
Commissioner Diedrich was first elected to the MCIT Board in December 2010 and re-elected in 2014. He has served as the Secretary-Treasurer since 2017 and has been a member of the Governance Committee since 2012.