The Humane Society of Ottawa County will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 12, at 7 p.m. at the Ida Rupp Public Library, 310 Madison St., Port Clinton. A general election will be held for the Board of Directors. Three incumbent Board of Directors are running for reelection: Barb Ayers, Crystal Cleary and Mary Anne Koebel. There are two open positions on the Board.
Members of the Humane Society of Ottawa County are eligible to vote. Members include anyone who adopted a pet from the shelter in 2021; anyone who volunteers at the shelter on a regular basis; employees of the Humane Society of Ottawa County; and anyone who donated to the Humane Society of Ottawa County in 2021.
Ballots are available at the Humane Society office, 2424 E. Sand Rd., Port Clinton. Ballots can be mailed out or emailed, on request. Call 419-734-5191 or email HSOCpets@gmail.com to request a ballot. Ballots must be returned to the Humane Society office by 5 p.m. on Jan. 5.
Anyone interested in serving as a Board member can request an application from the Humane Society office. Call or email for an application. Applications must also be returned to the Humane Society office by 5 p.m. on Jan. 5. Nominations for Board members will also be accepted from the floor during the annual meeting.
If there are any questions, contact the shelter at 419-734-5191.