In accordance with Articles VI and VII of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW By-Laws, elections for the following offices will be held in 2018:
Terms of office begin after installation at the March 2018 Executive Board Meeting and end in May 2019.
Nominating Petitions for Union Officers
In order to be nominated to run for any of the Union-wide Officer positions you must be a member in good standing* of the Union for at least the preceding year (unless joined through new organizing less than one year previously). You must have at least 10% of the members of the Union in good standing* sign your petition.
Nominating Petitions for Executive Board Positions
The Executive Board shall consist of the Union-wide Officers and representatives from each Chapter as follows:
In order to be nominated to run for Executive Board, you must be a member in good standing* of the District for at least the preceding year (unless joined through new organizing less than one year previously). You must have at least 10% of the members of your chapter in good standing* sign your petition.
Eligibility to Sign Nominating Petition
You must be a member in good standing* as of November 10, 2015.
Nominating petitions will be available November 27, 2015 from the union’s Renton office and must be returned to the SEIU Healthcare 1199NW office at 15 South Grady Way, #200, Renton, WA 98057 no later than 5:00 p.m. December 28, 2017.
Elections will be held by mailed ballot. Ballots and a voters guide of candidates for all offices will be mailed to members by Monday, February 5, 2018, at their address of record. Returned ballots received at P.O. Box 59808, Renton, WA 98058-9803 no later than February 26, 2018 at 3:00 p.m., to be counted.
The District Election Board will meet at the union office in Renton to begin counting the ballots and certifying the election on February 26, 2018.
Eligibility to Vote
You must be a member in good standing* as of January 31, 2018.
For information on the duties and responsibilities of a particular office, please see the SEIU Healthcare 1199NW Bylaws.
For petitions or for more information, please contact your current Executive Board Representative or the Union office at (425)917-1199 or 1-800-422-8934.
† This position is a full time paid position: all remaining positions are rank and file membership positions.
* A member in good standing has signed a membership card and is current in his/her dues.
eedmundson November 8th, 2017
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