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Special Election Notice to Fill District Three Director Vacancy In accordance with GAE Bylaw 5-9, a., GAE will hold a special election for a District Three Director vacancy through an election to be conducted District Three Director – vacated by Tyshone Sailor (the remaining term to be filled will be October 2017 through July 2018 – does not constitute a full term) www.gae.org | 31 online in September 2016. This position was vacated by the person holding the position before his/her term expired as follows: Candidates for this District Director position shall submit nominations to the GAE Executive Director no later than August 15, 2016 on the official nomination form. Candidates for District Director shall be non-supervisory Active Certified or Active Educational Support members. Any Member who is elected to serve in this District Director position 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 October 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 a Vacant Position – Does Not Constitute a Full Term) 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 August 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 August 15, 2016. Candidates who wish to submit a statement (up to 250 words) and photo for GAE’s 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 August 15, 2016 in order to be published online on the GAE Website.


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