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Voting for the 2023 AEA Election is Underway!

On Thursday, January 5th, an email was sent from AEA’s elections vendor, Yes Elections (help@yeselections.com), with a subject line “Vote Now 2022-2023 AEA Election & NEA State Delegates” to AEA members who are eligible to vote in the current AEA General Election and who have a valid email address on file with AEA.

Also, Regular Election materials will be mailed directly to individual AEA members by February 6, 2023.

Members who did not receive the emailed election information and/or mailed election materials should email their name, local association name, correct email address and mailing address stating which election material they did not receive to John Thomas, john.thomas@alaedu.org, or Tina Collins, tina.collins@alaedu.org.

Members who DO NOT vote online or electronically are responsible for returning the original ballot they receive from the vendor in a physical condition that will allow it to be processed and tabulated. DELIVERY OF BALLOTS TO THE VENDOR IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE SENDER AND NOT OF AEA OR THE VENDOR. Staples or paper (gem) clips should not be used.

The Regular AEA Election deadline for the Ballots to be received by the vendor is February 24, 2023.

AEA Board of Directors District Map

2023 HEA Election Nomination Forms Are No Longer Being Accepted

HEA Election Nomination Forms were accepted from January 12, 2023 through January 27, 2023. ALL Nomination Forms must have been received at the HEA Office by 5:00 p.m. on January 27, 2023.

Nomination forms could have been returned to the HEA Office via USPS mail, email, or dropped off. Unfortunately, faxing the forms to the HEA office was not an option at the moment due to office renovations. It was the responsibility of the nominee to call or email the HEA office before the deadline to make certain that your nomination form was received.

Information for Candidates

Nominations period – January 12 – January 27, 2023 

Nominations deadline – 5:00 p.m. January 27, 2023

Campaigning period – February 1-19, 2023

Voting period – February 20 – March 3, 2023

Voting deadline – 5:00 p.m. March 3, 2023

Election certification – By March 10, 2023

Runoff campaigning – March 13 – 24, 2023

Runoff voting period – March 27 – 31, 2023

Runoff certification – By April 7, 2023

Voting will take place via electronic ballots and will be conducted by an online voting software company. Members are encouraged to update their contact information via the HEA website or by contacting the HEA office manager.

Positions Available

President – 2 yr. term

Vice President – 2 yr. term

Secretary – 2 yr. term

Treasurer – 2 yr. term

Board of Directors/Certified – 9 positions/2 yr. terms

Board of Directors/Support – 2 positions/2 yr. terms

Delegate for AEA Assembly – 29 positions (+/- 2)**

Delegate for AEA Assembly – 1 position/Administrator

Delegate for NEA Assembly – 10 positions (+/- 1)**

** indicates that these numbers are based on membership and are not determined until the end of January.  Official allotments are normally announced before the actual election takes place.  The numbers posted here are based on delegate positions available last year and could likely change.

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