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EdMN Governing Board Opening

Written by Saint Paul Federation of Teachers, in News

Because of Denise Rodriguez’ retirement, as of July 1, 2017, there will be a vacancy on the Education Minnesota Governing Board for Election District C. All active SPFT members in good standing are eligible to run for this position. The filing period for the vacant position opens today, Friday, May 12, 2017, and closes Wednesday, May 17, 2017. You can find the filing form here. Please complete and submit the filing/nomination form if you are interested in serving on the Education Minnesota Governing Board as the representative from Election District C.

The timeline for this election is as follows:

Governing Board – Election District C

(Term begins July 1, 2017, and ends June 30, 2019)

May 12 – May 17: Filing period is open. Filing forms must be sent via fax, email or mail to the Office of the Elections Committee.

May 22: Ballots delivered to Election District C local president.

May 22: Election period is open.

May 24: All ballots (marked and unmarked) must be received by the Office of the Elections Committee by 4:30 p.m.

Week of May 29: Ballots counted by Elections Committee.

By June 30: Election results certified by Education Minnesota Governing Board.

Anyone interested in running for this position should note the Education Minnesota Governing Board Summer Planning Meeting July 24-26. If you are elected to the Election District C Governing Board position, you will be expected to attend.