Deadlines are coming up to run for multiple SPEEA Executive Board seats.
The election instructions include a template for asking a member to sign your petition and send it to a special email address.
Note: Do not use company email to collect petition signatures or to campaign.SPEEA is seeking eligible members interested in running for president, treasurer and secretary to serve on the Executive Board. New two-year terms start March 23.
For each open seat, see the election booklet to find eligibility requirements, petition and required candidate information and deadlines. (See links below)
This is an interim position to fill a vacancy. The term ends March 22, 2023.
Candidate information, including a petition signed by members,
is due by noon, Friday, Jan. 14.
Candidates will be invited to speak at the Northwest Council meeting Feb. 10,
prior to the Council vote.
The SPEEA president, treasurer and secretary seats are all open for new, two-year terms.
Candidate petitions can be submitted from Jan. 12-26, with additional information due by Jan. 31.
SPEEA sends ballots to all members in good standing in February. Votes are counted March 9, with new terms starting March 23.
Officer election guide
The seven-member Board directs SPEEA’s activities through the executive director, prepares the annual budget and monitors expenses. Board members also serve as the team for any interim negotiations between formal bargaining sessions. The board members serve two-year terms.