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The 2024 AEA Election is almost over!!
Please take a moment to check your email for the voting link and your individual voting credentials. The email will contain all the necessary information to ensure a smooth and secure voting experience. AEA Regular election materials and ballots will be mailed to each individual member’s address on file with AEA on January 8, 2024. Individual member packets will include: (1) instructions, (2) a ballot, and (3) a postage paid return envelope. You may either vote online or by returning the paper ballot to the vendor, Yes Elections.
The deadline to submit/return ballots is February 16, 2024. Your participation is crucial, and your voice matters in shaping the future of the Alabama Education Association.
If you encounter any issues or have questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Courtney Pettway at courtney.pettway@alaedu.org or 800.392.5839.

The Huntsville Education Association has voted to endorse the following District 5 candidates in the 2024 AEA Election:

Dr. David G. Belton – AEA Board NEA Director Position 1
Kecia Lambert – AEA Board NEA Director Position 2
Merri Gardunia – AEA Board District 5 Director
Princess Jones – Category 2 Administrator Delegate
Dr. Cathy McNeal – Category 2 Administrator Delegate
Dr. David G. Belton – ACT Board Vice President/President Elect
Yolanda Bledsoe – ACT Board Vice President/President Elect
Patricia Cook – NEA ESP State Delegate District 5
Larrisha Irvin – NEA ESP State Delegate District 5
Kecia Lambert – NEA ESP State Delegate District 5
Mekite Matthews – NEA ESP State Delegate District 5
Dr. Cathy McNeal – Administrator Board President

Nominations for 2024 HEA Election are being accepted!

Now is the time to step up and make a difference! Consider running for a position within our association. Your voice matters, and your leadership can shape the future of education in our community. Together, let’s work towards a brighter tomorrow for all. Run for a position today!

Nominations for the positions of HEA Board of Directors, AEA Delegates, and NEA Delegates are being accepted February 1 – 22. Applications are available online and through your building representative.

Nominations period: February 1 – February 22, 2024

Nominations deadline: February 22, 2024; 5:00 p.m

Voting period: February 29 – March 25, 2024

Election certification: March 28, 2024

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 administrative assistant, Ms. Bonnie Edmondson.

Positions Available

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

Board of Directors/Support – 4 positions/2 yr. terms

Delegate for AEA Assembly – 25 positions (+/- 2)**

Delegate for AEA Assembly – 1 position/Administrator

Delegate for NEA Assembly – 11 positions

** 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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