ANNOUNCEMENT of General ELECTION 2023
Please read carefully, there have been significant changes to our bylaws to align with CTA.
AREA will be holding its general election for open officer
positions during the last full week of May.
All terms are 2 years.
The following offices will be up for election during EVEN voting years:
President, Vice President, Intermediate Grades At Large Director (3-5), and
SpEd Grade At Large Director.
NOTE: Because this is an ODD year (2023), Vice President, Intermediate and SpEd At Large Directors will be running for a ONE YEAR TERM to true up going forward. These positions will be back open for elections in the 2024 AREA General Election.
The following offices will be up for election during ODD voting years:
Treasurer, Secretary, Primary Grades At Large Director (TK - 2),
Middle School At Large Director (6-8), and Equity At Large Director.
Vice President 1 year term to true up
Treasurer 2 year term
Secretary 2 year term
Primary Grades At Large Director (TK - 2) 2 year term
Intermediate Grades At Large Director (3-5) 1 year term to true up
Middle School At Large Director (TK - -8) 2 year term
SpEd Director At Large Director 1 year term to true up
At Large Director * 2 year term
*Self identifies as BIPOC/LGBTQIA+
Nominations are OPEN, which means that anyone who is an active AREA member is eligible to nominate any other active AREA member, including herself/himself.
Anyone interested in running for any of these offices must complete a declaration of candidacy form.
All declaration of candidacy forms must be electronically submitted no later than 4 pm on Thursday, May 18, 2022.
Timeline for our General Election of AREA Officers
Monday 5/9 Request for Nominations
Thursday 5/18 All Nominations due to AREA
Monday 5/22 Candidates Announced
Wed/Thurs 5/24-25 Electronic Voting
Friday 5/26 Results posted via Email