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In accordance with GAE Bylaw 5-9, a., the GAE will hold a special election to fill two District Three Director vacancies through a special election to be conducted online in December 2015. These two vacancies exist because the positions were vacated by persons holding the positions before their terms expired as follows: District Three Director – vacated by Michael Lewis (the remaining term to be filled will be January 2016 through July 2017 – does not constitute a full term) District Three Director – vacated by Justin T. Johnson (the remaining term to be filled will be January 2016 through July 2018 – does not constitute a full term) www.gae.org | 23 Special Election Notice to Fill District Three Director Vacancies Candidates for District Director shall be non-supervisory Active Certified or Active Educational Support members. Members who are elected to serve in these District Director positions shall begin their term as soon as the election is closed and the election results are certified by the GAE Credentials and Elections Committee (planned for January 2016). 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 Three Director (To Fill Two Vacant Positions – 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 Three 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 Three Director Special Election 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 submit a statement (up to 250 words) and photo for GAE’s publication and/or website may submit them with the nomination form by mail, or may email them (preferably) directly to Herby Agnew, Editor, at Herby.Agnew@gae.org. Candidate Statements exceeding the 250-word limit will be edited to delete all words following the 250th word. Statements and photos must be received by November 15, 2015 in order to be published online on the GAE Website. s Candidates for these District Director positions shall submit nominations to the GAE Executive Director no later than November 15, 2015 on the official nomination form.


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