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Maine Education Association Retired
WANTED: Candidates to represent MEA-Retired
The Maine Education Association will conduct elections for the following candidate vacancies for MEA-Retired members during the 2019 election season:
1. MEA Representative Assembly Delegates/Alternates – Five (5) statewide delegate vacancies exist to represent the MEA-Retired Association at the MEA Representative Assembly for 3-year terms. In addition, there are 10 (10) vacancies for alternate delegates: five (5) for 3-year terms; three (3) for 2-year terms; and two (2) for 1-year terms. The MEA Representative Assembly will take place at the Marriott Sable Oaks in South Portland on May 18 and 19, 2019. Application Deadline: January 23, 2019
2. 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 the NEA-Retired Annual Meeting for one-year terms along with the MEA-Retired President and President-elect.
Delegates should expect to attend the NEA-Retired Annual Meeting, which will take place in Houston, TX from June 30 through July 1, and the NEA Representative Assembly, which will take place from July 4 through July 7, 2019. 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, 2019
Application or Notice of Intent Forms to be a candidatewill be available in December at MEA-Retired’s website at www.mearetired.com, or contact Terry Gordon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-888-622-4418, ext. 2218. Forms will only be mailed to those requesting them. Only ballots for contested elections will be mailed to MEA-Retired members in February. Unopposed candidates will be declared elected by the MEA Elections Committee.
Maine Education Association
35 Community Drive
Augusta ME 04330
207-622-4418 ext 2218