In accordance with the SEA Constitution, in order to be nominated as a candidate for director, a member must have been in good standing for at least one year immediately prior to the election. Retired members are only eligible for the Retiree position, and Continuing members are not eligible to run for office.
The name of any member seeking election at the March Council Meeting shall not appear on the printed ballot unless a declaration of candidacy has been filed with the Membership staff of the Association no later than Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 5:00 PM.
Board Nominations and Elections
SPECIAL ELECTION FOR BOARD POSITIONS:
– Officer – Secretary (one position, remainder of a two-year term, 2023)
– Director – Retiree (one position, remainder of a three-year term, 2022; only Ch. 1 retirees are eligible)
– Director – Private Sector (one position, remainder of a three-year term, 2024; only Hampstead Hospital employees are eligible)
Self-Nomination Forms can be submitted using the online form below OR downloaded here and mail to the SEA Office, email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or faxed to 603.272.3500. All Nomination Forms are due COB February 1, 2022.
Board of Directors Self-Nomination Form
BOD March 10th Special Election
All Candidates will have an opportunity to address the membership at the next Quarterly Council Meeting on Thursday, March 10, 2022 prior to voting. As a reminder, Council Meeting registration is from 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Self-Nominations will be from 6:45 PM – 7:00 PM and Balloting will be online from 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM. With online voting, you must register for the Council Meeting with a home email address, as the proprietary email system isn’t guaranteed to go through employer email security systems.
SEA Constitution: Candidates for Union Office
During a nomination period, members wishing to run for Association Officer or as Director of the Board of Directors must file a self-nomination form with the SEA Headquarters. Nothing in this provision shall limit floor nominations if
otherwise permitted. Once candidacy has been declared, the Association shall forward correspondence to the candidate’s constituents upon his/her request through U.S. Mail or electronic mail until the election. The SEA business administration office will forward said correspondence within two (2) business days of receipt. Any U.S. Mail correspondence must be pre-stuffed and stamped by the candidate prior to delivering to the SEA. (adopted 7/9/09) (amended 8/3/09) (amended 9/9/10) (amended 02/21/19)
Notification: The Association shall send Section IX, E of Board Policy to all candidates running for officer or director. Such notice shall be sent within seven (7) calendar days of Association’s receipt of notification of the candidates intent to run for office. (amended 9/23/14)
This portion of the Constitution was adopted 9/11/08 and amended 9/23/14, 4/12/18, and 02/21/19.