Notice of 2024 Nominations and Election of HPAE local 5131 Officers - Health Professionals & Allied Employees

Notice of 2024 Nominations and Election of HPAE local 5131 Officers

The Nominations/Election Committee announces that there are five Local 5131 officer positions that are up for election this year. Nominations for these positions are currently being accepted by the nomination committee.


  • President
  • First Vice President
  • Second Vice President
  • Secretary/Treasurer
  • Grievance Chairperson

TERM OF OFFICE: March 1, 2024 through February 29, 2026

NOMINATIONS PROCEDURE:A member in good standing may nominate another member to run for office. To nominate a candidate, a member must submit a nomination form to the Elections Committee with candidates signature accepting nomination. A member may also nominate themself for office. Said nomination forms must be submitted no later than the timeline set forth in the Notice of Election. A member may not nominate more than one candidate for the same position. A member may not be a candidate for more than one position.  Attached you will find a Nomination notice and form.  Return completed form to Local 5131 Nominations and Elections, P.O. Box 119, Emerson, New Jersey 07630 or emailed to .  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. Full Candidate Election rules can be found on your local website page or by contacting Jeffrey Ball at There will be no write in ballots.

Download the Nomination Form here.

Download the Election Rules here.

NOMINATIONS DEADLINE: March 1, 2024 at 10:00 a.m.

ELECTION DATE: Ballots to be mailed to all members in March. 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” establish by committee and can be found on local website or by contacting committee at

ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible for office a person must be a member in good standing of the organization for a period of six months prior to the date of the election.

HPAE LOCAL 5131 NOMINATION/ELECTION COMMITTEE: Kevin Winder, Janet McLaughlin, Karen Stewart   and Jeffrey David Ball (HPAE Staff Representative,