LIST OF ALL CANDIDATES

Position that the candidate is running for, name, and site.

* = Incumbent

TEACHER CHAPTER CANDIDATES

President                  

President                  

First VP                      

First VP                     

Second VP                 

Second VP                 

Recording Secretary  

Recording Secretary  

Joint Treasurer          

Joint Treasurer          

Joint Treasurer          

Board Member  

Board Member  

Board Member  

Board Member  

Board Member  

Board Member  

Board Member  

Board Member  

Board Member  

Board Member  

Board Member  

Board Member  

Board Member  

Board Member  

Board Member  

Board Member  

Board Member  

Board Member  

Joint MRLF Chair  

MRLF Delegate 

MRLF Delegate 

MRLF Delegate  

MRLF Delegate  

MRLF Delegate  

MRLF Delegate  

MRLF Delegate 

- Greta Callahan - Bethune

- Alexis Mann - Harrison

- Robert Kohnert - Southwest

- Nafeesah Muhammad - Patrick Henry

- Shawntel Jenkins - Harrison

- Gary Partney - Anwatin

- Abbie Finger - Davis

- Brionna Harder - Patrick Henry

- Liz Aram [Teacher] - North

- Aria Campbell [ESP] - Transition Plus

- Ron Simmons [Teacher] - Andersen

- Edward Barlow - Anwatin

- Elizabeth Barrett - Bryn Mawr

- Mary Cuff - Nellie Stone Johnson

Maureen Dowling * - Roosevelt 

- Artiera Evans - Emerson

- Silvia Ibáñez - Emerson

- Lars Lindqvist - North

- Caroline Long - PYC

- Mary Manor - South

- Kristen Melby - Dowling

- Kowsar Mohamud - Edison

- Elizabeth Nelson - Anderson

- Meghan O'Donnell - Sullivan

Robert Panning-Miller - South

* Jim Schmit - Washburn

Jane Swatosh * - Whittier

- Ana Vásquez - Roosevelt

Marcia Wyatt - Elizabeth Hall

Rebecca Miller * [Teacher] - ECSE

Greta Callahan * - Bethune

* Natasha Dockter * - Andersen

- Maureen Dowling - Roosevelt

- Jimmy Lipps - Southwest

- Caroline Long - PYC

- Jane Swatosh - Whittier

- Erik Wingate - Wellstone

ESP CHAPTER CANDIDATES

President 

First VP

Second VP

Recording Secretary 

Joint Treasurer 

Joint Treasurer 

Joint Treasurer 

Board Member 

Board Member 

Board Member

Board Member 

Joint MRLF Chair 

MRLF Delegate

MRLF Delegate

Shaun Laden - Jefferson

- Mariah Roberson-Moody - Roosevelt

* Catina Neal * - Bethune

* Katrinka Zackery * - Patrick Henry

- Liz Aram [Teacher] - North

- Aria Campbell [ESP] - Transition Plus

- Ron Simmons [Teacher] - Andersen

 

- Stacey Gurian-Sherman - Minneapolis Kids

* Tequila Laramee * - Bethune

* Mary Webb-Hampton * - Roosevelt

- Karron Willis - Marcy Open

* Rebecca Miller * [Teacher] - ECSE

- Mary Webb-Hampton - Roosevelt

* Shaun Laden - Jefferson

VOTING INSTRUCTIONS

Below are the directions from our vendor:

  • A call to elections postcard has been mailed to everyone. 

  • Anyone that does not have an email address contact use the contact information on this card to request a paper ballot from us. The paper ballot will also include instructions on how to vote online in case they prefer that to sending back their paper ballot.

  • Online voting will start May 6th.  The day the election opens, SBS will be sending an email to everyone with an email address that contains their voting instructions. The email will come from DirectVote, It will contain their Member Number and Election Passcode, both are needed for login into the URL.

 

The postcard will contain the following information: 

  • Minneapolis Federation of Teachers and Educational Support Professionals Local #59 2020 Executive Board Election As member-based organizations, The Minneapolis Federation of Teachers and Educational Support Professionals are each guided by boards of directors made up of representatives of their respective memberships elected by the members of each union. Each position serves a two year term.

  • Electronic Voting: The MFT 59 election will take place May 6 – May 13, 2020. On May 6, 2020, you will receive an email at your district email address with all the information you need to cast your electronic ballot in this important election.

    • The email will be from MFT59 and ESP noreply@directvote.net and will have the subject line Cast your vote: MFT59 and ESP 2020 Board of Directors Election. If you have not received your electronic voting information by May 6, please contact support@directvote.net or 952-974-2339. A link to the website with candidate biographies will be embedded in the electronic ballot.

  • Paper Ballots: If you would like to request a paper ballot, please contact 952-974-2339 or email support@directvote.net. Paper ballots must be requested by April 29, 2020 to be processed and sent to members. Paper ballots must be postmarked by May 13, 2020 & received by May 14, 2020.

Thank you for participating in this year’s election.

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