2020 Special Election for Treasurer/Secretary

SENT VIA EMAIL TO UNAC DUES-PAYING MEMBERS ON 07AUG2020

RE: Special Election to elect the Secretary/Treasurer

Thank you for being an active member in your faculty union!  The current Secretary/Treasurer has resigned the position.  According to UNAC Bylaws, a special election must be held to fill the vacancy within 60 days.  The timeline for this special election is outlined below.

The person elected will complete a three-year term ending June 30, 2023.  This is a tremendous opportunity to promote the interests of higher education in Alaska! Nominations will open on August 7 and close August 27.  Voting will open on August 31 and close on September 14.

UNAC contracts with Votenet Solutions, Inc. to conduct secure online elections. Qualified voters will receive an e-mail Alaska.unitedacademics@gmail.com opening nominations on August 7.   If you do not receive this e-mail contact the Elections Committee member from your university for verification of your voting status.   Only active dues paying members get to vote or serve in an elected office position.   Again, remember to be watching your email on August 7.

Candidates must have been UNAC members in good standing for at least one (1) year. Individuals interested in nominating or running must download the form via the secure link provided in the upcoming Votenet e-mail and obtain endorsement from at least ten (10) members in good standing. 

The current Bylaws list the duties of the Secretary/Treasurer in Article III Section 2.

SPECIAL ELECTION TIMELINE

07/29/20          Notification of upcoming special election via (this) email.

08/07/20          Open nominations via email from Votenet Solutions, Inc.

08/27/20          Nominations close.

08/31/20          Voting opens via email from Votenet Solutions, Inc.

09/06/20          Election committee will email reminder to vote!

09/14/20          Voting closes.

09/21/20          Results of special election announced.

The Elections Committee members serving for this election are:  

UAA: Allan Barnes (Chair) arbarnes@alaska.edu

UAS: Jill Dumesnil jadumesnil@alaska.edu

UAF: Judith Ramos jramos2@alaska.edu

Extended Sites: Polly Hyslop physlop@alaska.edu

FORMS FOR SPECIAL ELECTION



Updated December 20, 2019