The Nominations/Election Committee announces that they are now accepting nominations to represent Local 5147 at this year’s AFT National Convention. An explanation of the convention can be found below and the procedure for nominations below that.
AFT National Convention
This year’s convention will be held at Boston Convention Center and Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts, July 12th – 17th, 2022. Local 5147 Constitution and By-Laws states that all elected local officers are delegates to the convention and would be the ranking delegates. HPAE will pay for three delegates to attend, up to $1,000 per delegate, for travel and room expenses (room based on double occupancy) to the ranking delegates. If a ranking
delegate cannot attend, the next member receiving the highest number of votes will receive the money for travel as previously described. All other expenses incurred by that delegate are their responsibility. The nomination/election committee is currently accepting nominations for these positions.
Three (2) delegates and three (2) alternates to represent Local 5147
Attached you will find a Nomination/Declaration Statement. Return completed form directly to a committee member or to HPAE Local 5147 Nominations/Elections, PO Box 119, Emerson, New Jersey, 07630. You may also email to Localelections@hpae.org. Union office phone number (201) 262-5005. Candidates must confirm receipt of nomination from a committee member by the deadline. If not confirmed, the committee cannot guarantee name will appear on ballot. The members receiving the highest number of votes will become delegates and the next highest number will be alternates based on the number of positions allowed. DO NOT PLACE FORM IN UNION MAILBOX AT FACILITY.
Form must be received by May 31, 2022, 10:00 a.m. all forms received later will be void.
Ballots to be mailed to all members in June. If it is an uncontested election, the committee will cast one ballot on behalf of the slate in which case no ballots will be sent. All candidates may examine membership list and be present for the mailing and counting of the ballots. You must advise the committee in writing if you wish to be present or would like to view membership list. The reason for this is they will then share all the necessary information such as place and time. Candidates must abide by “rules of conduct” established by committee. If any candidate does not receive the rules of conduct, please contact a committee member.
Any HPAE Local 5147 member in good standing is eligible to run for delegate.
HPAE LOCAL 5147 NOMINATIONS/ELECTION COMMITTEE:
Diane Smith, Towanna Budhu, Monique Cavalli and Jeffrey David Ball, firstname.lastname@example.org (HPAE Staff Representative)