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 beginning September 1, 2013 except as noted:

            AT-LARGE:

                        1-----Interim position immediate to August 31, 2013

                        3-----Positions September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2016.

            CUSTODIAL:

                        1-----Interim position immediate to August 31, 2013

                        1-----Position September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2016

            FOOD SERVICE:

                        1-----Position September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2016

            MAINTENANCE:

                        1-----Position September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2016

            MINORITY CONCERNS:

                        1-----Position September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2016      

Elections to the ESP Board will take place at the MEA Spring Representative Assembly in Lansing April 26-27, 2013.

Information needed for each candidate includes:  name, present occupation, home address, home and work telephone numbers, home e-mail 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 order to receive delegate mailing labels, information must be received no later than February 28, 2013 and should be mailed to: Yvonne Williams, MEA/ESP Department, P.O. Box 2573, 1216 Kendale Blvd., East Lansing, MI 48826-2573, or it can be sent via e-mail to ywilliams@mea.org.

Additional nominations will be accepted from the floor at the MEA/ESP Caucus meeting on Friday, April 26, 2013 and those names will be added to the ballot. Candidates will be given up to three minutes to address 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.