Special Election Notice to Fill District Two Director Vacancy In accordance with GAE Bylaw 5-9, b., the GAE Board of Directors shall fill a District Two Director vacancy through a special election to be conducted by the Board of Directors at its January 22-23, 2016 Board of Directors meeting. GAE currently has one District Two vacancy. The following District Director position vacancy is in the third year of office as follows: District Two – Formerly Tiffany Fannin, Cobb County Association of Educators, position now vacant Candidates for District Director shall be non-supervisory Active Certified or Active Educational Support members. A member who is elected to serve in this District Director position by the GAE Board of Directors serves in an interim capacity which does not constitute a full term; therefore, members are eligible to run for this vacant interim position and also for the vacant position in their district in the regular election. Please note – if you intend to run for this interim position and for the regular three year position you must submit both nomination forms by the November 15th deadline. 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, login into the member site, go to MEMBERSHIP & ADMIN, click on MEMBER CENTER, then Governance Documents, and then open the Representative Assembly and Board of Directors Policies document. The UCOE begins in Section 12.100 of the Representative Assembly and Board of Directors Policies. Official Nomination Form for Candidates for GAE District Two Director 22 | KNOW • Volume 13 Issue 3 (To Fill One Vacant Position – Does Not Constitute a Full Term) 2015-2016 Special Election Name Last 4 digits of SS# (optional) Please check the position candidate is being nominated for District Two Director Address City State Zip Telephone Number E-mail Address District/Local Association Name of Nominator Last 4 digits of SS# (optional) Signature of Nominator Official Nomination Form Mail or remit completed nomination form no later than November 15th to: Mail Nomination Form to: Georgia Association of Educators Attn: Chris Baumann, Executive Director 100 Crescent Center Parkway, Suite 500 Tucker, Georgia 30084-7050 Telephone 678-837-1100 Fax Nomination Form to: 678-837-1120 Nomination Procedure Candidates for GAE District Director 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. Nomination forms for GAE District Director must be postmarked or transmitted no later than November 15th. Candidates who wish to deliver a presentation to the GAE Board of Directors may submit a written statement and/or appear in person on January 22, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the GAE Headquarters and deliver a presentation to the GAE Board of Directors. Candidates will be allowed to speak for up to three minutes. The GAE Board of Directors will conduct the election by secret ballot following all presentations. The newly elected District Director will be installed and immediately begin to serve on the Board at this meeting. s Candidates for this District Two Director interim position shall submit nominations to the GAE Executive Director no later than November 15, 2015 on the official nomination form.
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