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Election Nomination Notice for NEA Directors and GAE At-Large Directors www.gae.org | 25 An election will be held at the 2016 GAE Spring Representative Assembly to elect the NEA Directors and the GAE ESP At-Large Director as follows: NEA Director Minority Post – To succeed Donnell Cox, Jr., Griffin-Spalding Association of Educators NEA Alternate Director Majority Post – Vacant GAE ESP At-Large Director – To succeed Angela Tucker-Holmes, Organization of Dekalb Educators An election will be held online in March/April 2016 to elect two Retired At-Large Directors as follows: GAE Retired At-Large Director (Post One) – To succeed Morton Lindner, Retired, Richmond County Association of Educators GAE Retired At-Large Director (Post Two) – To succeed Helen Zappia, Retired, Organization of Dekalb Educators NEA Director and NEA Alternate Director Candidates shall be non-supervisory Active members. All candidates for NEA Director shall have been Active members for at least two year immediately preceding the election. The term of office for NEA Directors shall be three years. The term shall commence on the day following the NEA Convention. NEA directors may be elected to no more than two terms to the same office. Terms may be consecutive. Candidates for GAE At-Large Director positions shall hold the membership category for which he/she is being nominated. The term of office for At-Large Directors shall be three years. The term shall commence on the day following the NEA Convention. At-Large Directors may not serve two consecutive terms of office and may be elected to no more than two terms to the same office. An elected At-Large Director shall cease to be a voting member of the Board of Directors on the date it is determined that the total GAE membership in his/her category falls below representation requirements. At-Large candidates may come from any district. 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 the 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. Nomination Procedure Candidates for NEA Directors and GAE At-Large Directors 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 must be postmarked or transmitted between September 1st and 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 February 1, 2016 in order to be published online and in print. s Candidates shall submit nominations to the GAE Executive Director between September 1, 2015 and November 15, 2015 on the official nomination form. Official Nomination Form for Candidates for NEA Directors and GAE At-Large Directors 2016 Election Name Last 4 digits of SS# (optional) Please check the position candidate is being nominated for NEA Director – Minority Post NEA Alternate Director – Minority Post ESP At-Large Director Retired At-Large 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 between September 1st and 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


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