Candidates for NEA State-At-Large, Clustered
Category 1 (for members from locals with less
than a total of 76 Active members), Clustered
Category 2 and NEA Retired delegates will be
offered an opportunity to inform the electorate,
through official publication, of their background.
• Schedule the election of NEA State-At-Large
delegates and publicize via flyer, newsletter,
etc., the dates for that election.
• Put in place the logistics for handling the
election of NEA local delegates, i.e., the
disseminating of ballots to your members,
ensuring that only members vote, procedures
for collecting ballots from various voting sites,
tallying the election results and sending to
GAE Headquarters postmarked by April 10th.
The Spring issue of KNOW will carry
statements and pictures of those candidates
who submit data to KNOW’s editor. Please note
carefully the eligibility requirements for election
and voting for each of the categories of delegates
to the NEA RA.
GAE members desiring to post a
statement in the KNOW and on the
website should limit the wording to
250 words and should enclose a picture.
Statements and pictures should be addressed to:
The Editor, Georgia Association of Educators,
100 Crescent Centre Parkway, Suite 500, Tucker,
Georgia 30084-7050, and postmarked
by February 1.
Members who wish to have their pictures
returned to them should enclose stamped,
self-addressed envelopes. The pictures will be
returned after the publication is produced.
Candidate statements and photos may be
submitted via email. Please send to
Be sure to give special attention to eligibility
requirements and election procedures. The
timelines established are absolutes and your
membership should be advised accordingly.
Be sure to elect successor delegates also.
You cannot arbitrarily appoint a successor
delegate should your delegates find it impossible
to attend the NEA Convention.
If you have any questions about the NEA
Delegate Elections procedures, please contact
Tyra Holt at 678-837-1100 or email at
NEA RA Delegate Contract for
State-At-Large Delegates Only
NEA State-At-Large Delegates from Georgia
will be eligible to receive a $625 stipend to
partially offset the cost of attending the NEA
Convention. These delegates will be required to
sign a contract of duties and responsibilities as
a condition of receiving the stipend. GAE will
not provide a stipend to Clustered Category
1 delegates, Clustered Category 2 delegates,
Student delegates, or Retired delegates.
Members eligible to nominate candidates for
delegate positions in the different delegate
categories must use the official nomination
form available on the GAE website (gae.org)
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. Nominees who wish to submit
candidate statements and photographs
for publication may submit them with the
nomination form or may email them to
Jennifer.Clark@gae.org or mail them directly
the editor at GAE. These must be postmarked
by February 1. Statements will be printed as
submitted without editing.
Click here to download
Official Nomination Form.
Official Nomination Form: Candidates for NEA Delegates to the 2018 NEA RA
Please check one or more of the boxes. Members are eligible to be nominated for one or more categories.
Please note: You may nominate yourself to be a delegate.
Category 1: State-At-Large Teacher or other non-supervisory Active member
Clustered Category 1 Active non-supervisory members from local
associations with fewer than 76 members
Category 2: State-At-Large Administrator/Supervisory, NEA Life member
Clustered Category 2
Name Last 4 digits of SS# (optional)
City State Zip
Telephone Number E-mail Address
Name of Nominator
Signature of Nominator
Official Nomination Form
DEADLINE: February 1, 2018
Mail Nomination Form to:
Georgia Association of Educators
Attn: Chris Baumann, Executive Director
100 Crescent Centre Parkway, Suite 500
Tucker, Georgia 30084-7050
Fax Nomination Form to:
Attn: Chris Baumann, Executive Director
NEA Retired members
Administrator/Supervisory Active member
(eligible to members of locals that elect to
participate in the statewide Category Cluster 2)
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