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Maine Education Association Retired

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WANTED: Candidates to represent MEA-R 

The Maine Education Association will conduct elections for the following candidate vacancies for MEA-Retired members during the 2017 election season:

MEA Representative Assembly Delegates/Alternates – Three (3) statewide delegate vacancies exist to represent the MEA-Retired Teachers Association at the MEA Representative Assembly for 3-year terms. In addition, there are ten (10) vacancies for alternate delegates: three (3) for 3-year terms; four (4) for 2-year terms; and three (3) for 1-year terms. The MEA Representative Assembly will take place at the Marriott Sable Oaks in South Portland on May 20 and 21, 2017. Application Deadline: January 23, 2017

NEA Representative Assembly Delegates/Successor Delegates – Four (4) statewide vacancies exist to represent the MEA-Retired Association at the National Education Association (NEA) Representative Assembly and NEA’s Retired Annual Meeting for one-year terms along with the MEA-R President and First Vice President.

Delegates should expect to attend the NEA-Retired Annual Meeting, which will take place in Boston, MA from June 27 through June 28, and the NEA Representative Assembly, which will take place from June 30 through July 5, 2017. NEA-R Members for Life who are exempted from unification are not eligible to run for these positions; however, they may vote for candidates. Application Deadline: January 23, 2017

MEA Board of Director – One (1) vacancy exists to represent the MEA-Retired on the MEA Board of Directors for a 3-year term. Application Deadline: January 23, 2017

Application or Notice of Intent Forms to be a candidate will be available in December at www.maineea.org in the Members Only section under Elections, MEA-Retired’s website at www.mearetired.com, or contact Linda Heaney at Lheaney@maineea.orgor 1-888-622-4418, ext. 2218. Forms will only be mailed to those requesting them and not the entire membership. Only ballots for contested elections will be mailed to MEA-R members in February. Unopposed candidates will be declared elected by the MEA Elections Committee.