City of Berkeley Maintenance Chapter, SEIU Local 1021 2021 Chapter Board Election
ELECTION NOTICE & METHOD of NOMINATIONS
These elections shall determine Chapter Board Officers as
Chapter Board Officers
- Vice President
- Chief Steward
- COPE Coordinator
The term of office shall be for two (2) years.
METHOD OF NOMINATIONS
Nominations for Chapter Board Officers must be submitted no later than Tuesday, Feb. 9th at 10:00 pm. Nominations must be submitted in writing via email to Dawn M Lockhart at firstname.lastname@example.org or made at a general membership meeting.
In order to run for and serve as a Chapter Board Officers, candidates shall have been members in good standing for at least one (1) year. No member shall be a candidate for more than one (1) chapter board office or seat at a time.
If candidates wish to submit written candidate statements, they must do so by submitting their statement via email to Dawn M Lockhart at email@example.com by Friday, Feb. 12th at 12:00pm. The Election Committee will disseminate submitted statements to members in good standing.
ELECTION AND BALLOT COUNT
The election shall be conducted by secret ballot via an online vote from Thursday, Feb. 18th at 7:30 am to Tuesday, Feb. 23rd to 7:00 pm. If you do not get a ballot by Thursday, Feb. 18th at 7:30 am, you can request a duplicate ballot by emailing Jonathan Nuñez-Babb at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Monday, Feb. 22nd at 12:00 pm.
Only members in good standing are eligible to vote. Proxy voting and write-in candidates are prohibited.
The election results will be announced on Wednesday, Feb. 24th.
Election Committee Members:
- Valentina A Edwards, email@example.com, (510) 378-8095
- Dawn M Lockhart, firstname.lastname@example.org, (707) 372-9903
- Melissa Marizette-Green, email@example.com, (510) 610-3365
Challenges: Challenges to or disputes arising from a Chapter election must be submitted to the Chapter Election Committee within three (3) working days of the submission of the committee’s election report to the Chapter Board. Challenges must be submitted in writing and must cite specific violation(s) of the Chapter election rules and procedures, Chapter bylaws, or the Local 1021 Bylaws and Constitution. Challenges to the election will be considered valid only if they cite specific violations of election rules and procedures, Chapter bylaws, or the Local 1021 Bylaws and Constitution and if the alleged violation may have affected the outcome of the election. The Chapter Election Committee shall investigate and resolve challenges within ten (10) working days of receipt of the challenge. The Election Committee may order a re-run of all or part of the election.
Appeals: Challenges or disputes which are denied or cannot be resolved by the Chapter Election Committee may be appealed in writing to the Local 1021 Executive Board within five (5) working days of receipt of the Chapter Election Committee’s decision. The Local 1021 Executive Board shall investigate and respond within fifteen (15) working days of receipt of the challenge. Challenges to the election will be considered valid only if they cite specific violations of the Chapter election rules and procedures, Chapter bylaws, or the Local 1021 Bylaws and Constitution and if the alleged violation may have affected the outcome of the election.
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