Election Nomination Notice for GAE Fund for
An election will be held in March/April 2020 to elect District
Representatives for the GAE Fund for Public Education
(GAE-FPE) in the following districts:
District Two — three positions available
District Three — two positions available
District Four — two positions available
➤ GAE members interested in qualifying as a candidate as his/her District Representative must submit an official nomination form
to Mark J. Simons, GAE Executive Director between September 1, 2019 and November 15, 2019.
Any current GAE member in the district who has been a member for one full year and who is a current contributor to GAE-FPE (Fund for Public Education year is September
1–August 31) shall be eligible to become a candidate for GAE-FPE. Successful candidates will be elected for a three-year term beginning on the day following the NEA
Convention. Members who are appointed to GAE-FPE Committee by the GAE President serve in an interim capacity which does not constitute a full term and these members
are eligible to run for a vacant position in their district. Members of the GAE Board of Directors may not serve as a GAE-FPE Representative. Committee members may not
serve consecutive terms.
Candidates for GAE Fund for Public Education Committee 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-FPE Representatives must be postmarked or transmitted between
September 1, 2019 and November 15, 2019.
Candidates who wish to submit a statement (up to 250 words) and a photo for GAE’s publication and/or website may email them directly to Kevin Pearson, Editor, at Kevin.
Pearson@gae.org. Candidate statements exceeding the 250-word limit will be edited to delete all words following the 250th word. Do not send nomination forms to
Kevin Pearson. Candidate statements and photos must be received by February 1, 2020 in order to be published online and in print.
Georgia Association of Educators Fund for Public Education
Official Nomination Form for Candidates for District Representatives
City State Zip
Name of Nominator
Signature of Nominator
Please check the position candidate is
being nominated for:
❏ District Two
❏ District Three
❏ District Four
Mail or remit completed nomination
form between September 1, 2019
and November 15, 2019 to:
Georgia Association of Educators
Attn: Mark J. Simons, Executive Director
100 Crescent Center Parkway, Suite 500
Tucker, Georgia 30084-7050
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