Blake Mittan, Chair
The purpose of the Elections Committee is to ensure the integrity of the MTA electoral process. The Elections Committee is charged with ensuring that elections are conducted in a fair and impartial manner in accordance with CTA guidelines. Due to COVID-19, we will be utilizing Simply Voting.
BOD OFFICER ELECTION
The following MTA offices on the Board of Directors are declared open for nomination:
2nd Vice President (2-year term)
Recording Secretary (2-year term)
Junior High Director-at-Large (2-year term)
High School Director-at-Large (2-year term)
Two (2) CTA State Council Reps (3-year terms)
One (1) Alternate CTA State Council Rep (3-year term)
The NOMINATING PROCEDURE is by Open Nomination—any MTA member may nominate any other MTA member, including himself/herself, using the Declaration of Candidacy form (button below), which must be returned to the MTA office no later than 5:00 PM, Friday, February 19, 2021.
NEA REP ASSEMBLY ELECTION
This year the California caucus and NEA Representative Assembly will be held in Denver, CO--or virtually--from Thursday, July 1 through Tuesday, July 6, 2021. All delegates (state and local) to the NEA Convention must be elected by a vote of NEA members. Our chapter has been allocated 11 local delegates and 11 successor delegates. Any MTA/CTA/NEA member in good standing is eligible and may be a local delegate candidate by filing a Declaration of Candidacy form (button below) with the MTA office no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, February 19, 2021.
Both elections will be held from Thursday, March 4 through Friday, March 12, 2021. Voting will be done online using the Simply Voting platform. The results of the election will be shared with the candidates and the membership.
MTA BOD Officer Election Results:
Doug Burton – 395
1st Vice President
Darrel James – 421
Steve McEwen – 417
Angela Martinez – 418
CTA State Council Rep (1 position)
Kelley Blanc – 361
Kevin Quiñones – 84
CTA State Council Alternate (2 positions)
Gladys Williams – 324
Robert Plencner – 347
NEA Rep Assembly Election Results (up to 9 are elected):
Miriam Caro* – 365
Gladys Williams* – 333
Kevin Quiñones – 323
Robert Plencner – 322
*Top two vote-getters are elected to a 2-year term
Congrats to the elected candidates, and thank you to those who voted!