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2024 ELECTIONS INFORMATION

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: CONVENTION DELEGATES, JOINT EXECUTIVE BOARD (JEB) & MRLF POSITIONS

Nominations are now CLOSED for both chapters for the Education Minnesota Representative Convention, National Education Association Representative Assembly and American Federations of Teachers convention.

Nominations have also CLOSED for MFT LeadershipOfficers, Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation (MRLF) chair, At-Large Executive Board and Delegates to the MRLF. 

If you have any questions, please reach out to electioncomm@mft59.org.

Education Minnesota (EdMN) Representative Convention
April 19-20, Doub
letree by Hilton in Bloomington, MN

 

More information can be found here.


National Education Association Representative Assembly (NEA RA)
July 3-7, Philadelphia, PA

 

More information can be found on the conference webpage here.


MFT will fund 3 delegates from ESP chapter in addition to the chapter President to attend the conference. MFT will fund 5 delegates from Teacher chapter in addition to the chapter President to attend the conference.

ESP Chapter Delegates: Mary Hampton, Bridget Mendoza-Smith, Katrinka Zackery, President (to be elected in May)

Teacher Chapter Delegates: Shannyn L Fagerstrom, Caroline Long,  Amelia Marquez, Dan Troccoli, Marcia Wyatt, President (to be elected in May)

American Federation of Teachers (AFT) convention
July 22-25, Houston, TX (arrival on July 21)

 

More information can be found here.


MFT will fund 3 delegates from the ESP chapter in addition to the chapter President to attend the conference. MFT will fund 5 delegates from the Teacher chapter in addition to the chapter President to attend the conference.

ESP Chapter Delegates: Kim Ambers, Mary Hampton, Tim Ray, President (to be elected in May)

Teacher Chapter Delegates: Amelia Marquez, Theresa Tauer, Dan Troccoli, Brian Vats-Fournier, Marcia Wyatt, President (to be elected in May)

*To be a delegate, you must be a dues-paying member of MFT*

 

***If you are interested in being a self-funded delegate to either of the NEA or AFT conventions, please reach out to electioncomm@mft59.org.

MFT Leadership: Officers, Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation (MRLF) Chair, At-Large Executive Board and Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation (MRLF) Delegates

Information about duties of officers and executive board members is available in the MFT Constitution and Bylaws, Chapters 4, 5, and 6.  Link to MFT C&B: https://www.mft59.org/_files/ugd/645495_06a9a5491cc34456a1cc421884de4774.pdf

*All candidates for office must be dues-paying members in good standing.*

ESP CHAPTER:

As of the ESP member meeting on March 7th, 2024, all nominations are now CLOSED for MFT Leadership positions.

 

You can view all the candidate statements for the ESP Chapter HERE.

TEACHER CHAPTER:

As of the March Teacher member meeting on March 27th, 2024, all nominations are now CLOSED for MFT Leadership positions.

You can view all the candidate statements for the Teacher Chapter HERE.

2024 Instructions for Candidates

2024 Election Rules and Information

A candidate meet and greet will be hosted on April 25th. This event will be open to members only. Please watch out for additional information via email.

Electronic voting will take place between Monday, April 29 - Monday, May 10. Additional information will arrive via postal mail & email.

Questions or concerns?

Email electioncomm@mft59.org

 

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