2023 NEA-Retired Candidates Announced
The candidate filing deadline for NEA-Retired offices has passed, Elections Chair Steve Gorrie released the names of this year’s nominees. The list can be found here. Please note that for the first time, this pre-filed list of candidates includes members running to represent NEA-Retired on the NEA Resolutions Committee. No Retired Resolutions nominations will be accepted later, as has been the NEA-Retired’s practice.
An in-person, secret ballot voting process will be used for the elections process at the Retired Annual Meeting. Candidate speeches will be given on June 29 with balloting being held on the morning of June 30. For more information on the rules governing Retired elections, please see the Election Rules.
Standing Governance Documents
- About NEA-Retired
- NEA-Retired Bylaws
- Standing Rules for meetings
- 2023 NEA-Retired Election Rules
- NEA-Retired Leadership and Terms of Office
- 2023 Elections Calendar
The NEA-Retired Executive Council shall comprise the President, Vice President, and Secretary of the NEA-Retired, and six members of the NEA-Retired elected at the NEA-Retired Annual Meeting, for three-year staggered terms, through an open nomination and secret ballot election.
Following the election of officers and Executive Council members at the NEA-Retired Annual Meeting, if the total membership of the NEA-Retired Executive Council does not include at least one member of an ethnic-minority group, an ethnic-minority member shall be elected to the Council in accordance with the provisions of Article VI – Ethnic-Minority Representation, in the NEA-Retired Elections Rules. The election shall be conducted with open nominations and a secret ballot. The term of the ethnic-minority member shall be one year.
Representation on the NEA Board of Directors
NEA-Retired shall have representation on the NEA Board of Directors as provided in the NEA Constitution and Bylaws. The NEA Board includes six (6) designated Retired seats for members who are elected by Retired Representative Assembly delegates at the NEA-Retired Annual Meeting. NEA-Retired also elects six (6) Retired Alternates to the NEA Board of Directors.
Representation to the NEA Representative Assembly
Members of the NEA-Retired shall be represented at the NEA Representative Assembly by the Retired delegates to the NEA Representative Assembly. These delegates are elected from their governance states. The number of Retired delegates to the NEA Representative Assembly shall be determined as provided in the NEA Bylaws. Each Retired delegate to the NEA Representative Assembly in attendance shall be entitled to vote.
Representation on the NEA Resolutions Committee
NEA-Retired shall have representation on the NEA Resolutions Committee as provided in the NEA Standing Rules. The Resolutions Committee includes six (6) designated Retired seats for members who are elected by Retired Representative Assembly delegates at the NEA-Retired Annual Meeting.