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January 15 – 2021 SDEA/NEA Election

1/15/2021
January 15, 2021 is the last day to notify Loren Paul, SDEA/NEA President of your intent to run for SDEA Board of Director position, At-large Board of Director position, or as a state-funded delegate to the NEA Representative Assembly.

There are 12 board seats positions open for the 2021 SDEA Board of Directors election:
 
Board of Directors
ESP At-Large 
One 2-year term

COHE At-Large 
One 2-year term

Minority At-Large 
One 2-year term

Western 
One 1-year term
Two 2-year terms

Plains
One 2-year term

EGL
One 1-year term
One 2-year term

Eastern Prairie
One 1-year term
One 2-year term

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 2021 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 Denver, CO. Candidate declarations are due January 15, 2021.

There are 13 seats open for the 2021 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, Loren Paul at loren.paul@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 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