Election Nomination Notice for GAE Executive Officers – 2018 Election
An election will be held at the 2018 Spring Representative Assembly to Elect:
GAE President to succeed Sid Chapman, Clayton County Education Association
Vice-President to succeed Charlotte Booker, Rockdale Education Association
Secretary-Treasurer to succeed Lisa Morgan, Organization of Dekalb Educators
s Candidates for GAE President, Vice-President, and Secretary Treasurer shall submit their early
nomination forms to the GAE Executive Director between September 1, 2017 and November 15, 2017
on the official nomination form.
Candidates for GAE President, Vice-President, and Secretary Treasurer shall submit their
early nomination forms to the GAE Executive Director between September 1, 2017 and
November 15, 2017 on the official nomination form.
Candidates for Executive Office shall be Active Certified or Active Educational Support
members and shall have been Active Certified or Active Educational Support members
for at least two years immediately preceding the election.
The term of office for President, Vice-President, and Secretary-Treasurer shall be two
years. The term shall commence on the day following the NEA Convention. Executive
Officers may be elected to no more than two terms to the same office. Terms may
Please review the GAE Uniform Code of Elections (UCOE) on our website at www.gae.org
for a detailed explanation of the rules and procedures for candidates including eligibility,
nomination procedures, publication procedures, and campaign procedures. To access this
document go to www.gae.org, then go to Membership and Administrative Services, click on
GAE Member Center, then click on GAE Documents and Information, click the blue Login
word to login into the members-only site, and then open the Representative and Board of
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Directors Policies document. The UCOE begins in Section 12.100 of the Representative
Assembly and Board of Director Policies.
Candidates for GAE Executive Offices desiring early qualifying must use the official
nomination form available on the GAE website or in the official publication. The nomination
should be mailed or transmitted directly to the office of the Executive Director. GAE will not
accept responsibility for non-receipt of nominations addressed to any other person or office
at GAE. Early qualifying nomination forms for GAE Executive Offices must be
postmarked or transmitted between September 1st and November 15th.
Candidates who wish to submit a statement (up to 250 words) and a photo for GAE’s
publication and/or website may submit them with the nomination form by mail or may
email them (preferably) directly to Jennifer Clark, Editor, at Jennifer.Clark@gae.org.
Candidate statements exceeding the 250-word limit will be edited to delete all words
following the 250th word. Candidate statements and photos must be received by
February 1, 2018 in order to be published online and in print.
Georgia Association of Educators
Official Nomination Form for Candidates for GAE Executive Office
Official Nomination Form
Mail or remit completed
nomination form no later than
November 15th to:
Georgia Association of Educators
Attn: Chris Baumann, Executive Director
100 Crescent Center Parkway, Suite 500
Tucker, Georgia 30084-7050
Fax Nomination Form to:
Please check the position candidate is being nominated for
GAE President GAE Vice-President Secretary
City State Zip
Telephone Number E-mail Address
Name of Nominator
Signature of Nominator