UESF Elections

UESF Election Results for CFT Convention and NEA Rep Assembly

March 6, 2017

Election Results

The UESF Elections Committee has certified the results of the UESF election for the 2017 CFT Convention and NEA Representative Assembly. In total, 515 UESF members participated in the election, more than double the previous convention elections last year. The election was the first to be run on UESF’s new online voting system. Results for CTA state delegates to the NEA Rep Assembly will be announced when certified by the CTA.

For complete election results, click here. If you questions, please contact UESF Elections Chair Leslie Clark at lescass [at] hotmail [dot] com.

Elections for NEA Rep Assembly and CFT Convention Begin February 15th

February 15, 2017

The elections for the 2017 NEA Rep Assembly and 2017 CFT Convention are now underway. Please note the following clarifications:

* For the CFT convention, we are electing 15 delegates and 5 alternates.
* For the local delegates to NEA RA, we are electing 10 delegates and 5 alternates.
* For the state delegates to NEA RA, as part of the Golden Gate Service Center, we are electing 11 delegates.

All UESF members who have a personal email on file with UESF should look for an email today from the UESF Smart Voter system with a personal voting link. For those without a personal email on file, paper ballots will be sent via US mail. Ballots are due back no later than March 1st. If you have any trouble accessing the ballot or do not receive a ballot, please check the junk folder on your email system. For further questions, contact UESF membership secretary Audreen Williams at awilliams [at] uesf [dot] org for assistance.

All UESF members are reminded to follow the UESF Guidelines for Campaigning: Candidates, groups of candidates, and other members should not use for electioneering any member address, telephone number or e-mail address acquired from UESF or SFUSD official records by any means whatsoever. Candidates should not use school district mail delivery, school telephone numbers, or UESF committee, substitute, or retired division lists for electioneering purposes. No candidates should be endorsed by committees, Union Building Committees, or other UESF bodies. For more information about the UESF guidelines for campaigning, contact UESF Elections Chair Leslie Clark at 415 956-8373.

Deadline for Nominations to CFT Convention and NEA Rep Assembly Extended to Jan. 25

January 20, 2017

Nomination Now Due by January 25, 2017

Nomination Form

In consultation with UESF leadership, the Elections Committee has extended the deadline for submission of paper nomination forms for the CFT Convention and the NEA Representative Assembly. Paper nomination forms may be downloaded or picked up at the UESF office. All UESF members, including all retirees, may run for the CFT Convention. Only active UESF members may run for the NEA Representative Assembly. Paper nomination forms may be submitted via mail, fax (956-8374), or hand-delivered, and must be received in the UESF office no later than 5:00 pm on Wednesday, January 25th

CFT Convention and NEA Rep Assembly Nominations Now Open

Nomination Due by January 23, 2017

Nomination Form

Nominations are now open for the delegates to the 2017 California Federation of Teachers Convention and the 2017 National Education Association Representative Assembly. The CFT Convention will be held in Sacramento from March 31- April 2, 2017. UESF will elect 15 delegates plus 5 alternates.  Delegates will be reimbursed up to $350.00 each. The 2017 National Education Association Representative Assembly will be held in Boston from June 30-July 5, 2017. UESF will elect 10 delegates plus 5 alternates.  Delegates will be reimbursed up to $2,250.00 each.

This is a chance to contribute our collective voice to how teachers and paras are represented across the state and nationally. We need you to get the word to and to be involved. All UESF members are nominated. You may accept your nomination for one or both by completing this form. Any member is eligible to run for delegate to either or both the CFT convention and the NEA Representative Assembly.

UESF’s Online Voting Is Here!  The Future is Now!

December 12, 2016

Thanks to BVHM building rep Frank Lara for putting together two quick presentations (links below), showing a sampling of our current membership surveys. Site leaders are encouraged to share these presentations to any and all UESF members who have yet to take the surveys.

Classified powerpoint presentation
Certificated powerpoint presentation

November 28, 2016

A message from the UESF Elections Committee:

Today UESF introduced our new UESF SMART VOTER online ballot system for UESF member surveys & elections.

Help UESF meet its goal of increased member participation in all UESF elections and greater input from our membership by completing the 2016 Bargaining Survey. An email was sent from UESF Smart Voter today with a link and instructions about how to vote.

Vote Online- Vote Smart- on your Smartphone, Tablet or Laptop Computer

Help our UNION be stronger in three easy steps.

It’s as easy as CCV! = CHECK , CLICK & VOTE!

  1. CHECK your personal email for UESF Smart Voter Announcements;
  2. CLICK the Link within your personal email to Login into the secure UESF Smart Voter System to learn about the issues and candidates that impact our union and our work in SFUSD.
  3. VOTE* – Let your voice be a part of our work. Help make decisions on our union leadership, contract priorities and other important questions facing our union

*Paper-in-the-mail ballots will be available for members who don’t have email.

Questions?

Have questions about UESF’s new Smart Voter Online Ballot system for UESF member surveys and elections?
 Check out our FAQ here .

Need help getting online and getting your personal email? More questions about online balloting? Please contact the UESF elections committee and we will assist and help you get online.

UESF Elections Committee

Leslie Clark, Co-Chair, Retired
Michelle Cernuto, UESF CTE program coordinator

Help us reach our goal of 100% membership participation!

If you would like to participate in UESF Smart Voter online voting system but do not have a personal  email on file with UESF, complete our online form here:  UESF Smart Voter- Personal Email/Address Form, or forward your personal email along with your name and school site to UESF membership secretary Audreen Williams at awilliams [at] uesf [dot] org.

More info will be heading your way via your UBC. Stay informed and inform others!

Thank you!

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