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SEIU International Convention: Friday, April 24, 2020 – Monday, April 27, 2020

Nomination of Delegates: The SEIU International Convention will be Friday, April 24, 2020 – Monday, April 27, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. SEIU Healthcare 1199NW expects to have 28 delegate slots and 6 alternates’ slots at the convention. Each of the seven elected statewide officers serves as a delegate by virtue of their office. We expect to have 27 open slots. Nomination forms for the remaining delegate positions will be available on February 7, 2020, and must be received at the SEIU Healthcare 1199NW headquarters by 5:00 p.m., February 24, 2020. Contact the SEIU 1199NW headquarters (425) 917-1199, (800) 422-8934, or election@seiu1199nw.org for the required nomination form.

Statewide officers serving as delegates by virtue of office for SEIU Healthcare 1199NW include the President, Secretary-Treasurer, both Executive Vice Presidents, and our three rank and file Vice Presidents.

Election of Delegates: Nominees for delegate positions, if unopposed, shall be deemed elected without necessity for further procedures.

If there are more nominees than positions, an on-site, secret ballot election will be conducted on Monday, March 9, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the following SEIU office locations:

RENTON: 15 S. Grady Way, #200, Renton, WA 98057 — BELLINGHAM: 1700 N State St # 101, Bellingham, WA 98225 — KENNEWICK: 7525 West Deschutes Place, Kennewick, WA 99336, SPOKANE: 901 East 2nd Avenue, #110, Spokane, WA 99202 — YAKIMA: 8 East Washington, Yakima, WA 98903 — or one of these locations: EVERETT: 2812 Lombard Ave, Everett, WA 98201 — NORTH SEATTLE: 1914 N 34th St, Seattle, WA 98103 OLYMPIA: 711 S Capitol Way Suite 201, Olympia, WA 98501 — TACOMA: 3049 S 36th St, Tacoma WA 98409

If you wish to vote but cannot attend the polling location in person, please email election@seiu1199nw.org no later than 5:00 p.m. February 27, 2020 for an absentee ballot. Voted ballots must be received at SEIU Healthcare 1199NW headquarters no later than 5:00 p.m. on March 9, 2020 to be counted.

Qualifications for Delegates: To be eligible to serve as a delegate, you must be a member in good standing (signed a membership card and be current in dues) of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW since February 06, 2019 (unless one has joined through new organizing or through a restructure less than one year prior).

Duties and Responsibilities of Delegates: Convention delegates are responsible for representing SEIU Healthcare 1199NW at the SEIU International 2020 Convention in Chicago, Illinois including serving on committees, participating in debates and votes on policy resolutions, voting for International Officers and Board members, and attending the SEIU 2020 Convention events.

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