Nominations Sought for ESP Caucus Board

Nominations are being accepted for several positions on the MEA ESP Caucus Executive Board.

Open positions are as follows:

            AT-LARGE:

                        1—Position effective May 7, 2016 to August 31, 2018

                        2—Positions September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2019

            CUSTODIAL:

                        1—Position September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2019

            FOOD SERVICE:

                        1—Position September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2019

            MAINTENANCE:

                        1—Position September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2019

            MINORITY CONCERNS:

                        1—Position September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2019

Elections to the ESP Caucus Executive Board will take place at the MEA Spring Representative Assembly in Lansing May 7, 2016.

Information needed for each candidate includes:  name, present occupation, home address, cell and work telephone numbers, home email address, school district, name of nominee’s local ESP association and written consent of the candidate running for office.

Candidates must be members of MEA/NEA. In addition, all candidates, and their nominator, must be members in good standing.

In order to receive delegate mailing labels, information must be received no later than March 7, 2016, and should be mailed to Yvonne Williams, MEA/ESP Dept., 1216 Kendale Blvd., P.O. Box 2573, East Lansing, MI  48826-2573, or it can be sent via email to ywilliams@mea.org.

Additional nominations will be accepted from the floor at the MEA ESP Caucus meeting on Friday, May 6, 2016, and those names will be added to the ballot. Candidates will be given up to three minutes to address the delegates.

A table will be provided outside the ESP Caucus meeting where candidates may place a brief biographical sketch for distribution before the meeting starts.

Questions should be directed to Jim Sparapani, ESP Caucus Elections Chairperson, at 906-779-1984 or via email to jsparapani@att.net.