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January 15 – 2020 SDEA/NEA Election

1/15/2020
January 15, 2020 is the last day to notify Mary McCorkle, SDEA/NEA President of your intent to run for SDEA President, Vice President or NEA Director, SDEA Board of Director position, At-large Board of Director position, or as a state-funded delegate to the NEA Representative Assembly.


There are three executive office positions and there are seven board seats positions open for the 2020 SDEA Board of Directors election:

Executive Office Position
President
One 3-year term

Vice-President
One 3-year term

NEA Director
One 3-year term

Note: Please include 150-word statement of why you are running for the executive office positions. In addition to a statement, please submit a photo.

Board of Directors
ESP At-Large 
One 1-year term

Western 
One 2-year term

Plains
One 2-year term

EGL
One 2-year term

Eastern Prairie
Two 2-year terms

SEE 
One 2-year term


Note: Please include 50-word statement of why you are running for the Board of Directors positions. In addition to a statement, please submit a photo.


NEA RA Delegate
Members who wish to serve as a delegate to the 2020 NEA RA must indicate whether they want to be on the ballot as a state delegate and/or as a unit delegate. The NEA annual meeting will be held July 2–July 6 in Atlanta, GA. Candidate declarations are due January 15, 2020.

There are 13 seats open for the 2019 NEA RA Delegate election:

Western 
Two delegates

Plains
One delegate

EGL 
One delegate

Eastern Prairie 
Two delegates

SEE
One delegate

Minority At-Large
One delegate

At-Large
Five delegates

Note: Please include a 50-word statement of why you are running for delegate to the NEA RA.

You may contact SDEA President, Mary McCorkle at mary.mccorkle@sdea.org or the SDEA Board of Directors’ Election Staff Liaison, Anne Plooster at anne.plooster@sdea.org.

Election Rules:
Local Affiliates
SDEA/NEA Office
Voting Procedure
Ballot Counting
NEA Delegate Rules


To Affirm Your Candidacy:
SDEA Officer/NEA Director Form
SDEA Board of Directors Form
SDEA/NEA RA Delegate Form


Print and mail completed forms to:
SDEA President
ATTN: Elections
411 East Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501