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Fourteen state UEA leadership offices are subject to election in this year, including NEA State Director, Ethnic Minority Director and five other state Board positions. Because no more than two candidates filed for any open position there will be no Primary Election. The General Election will held February 1-22 via online voting. Voting details will be emailed directly to all UEA members qualified to vote. | View All Declared Candidates | Retired UEA-R BOD Candidates | Voting Instructions

The following UEA offices are subject to election in 2017:

  • NEA State Director (three-year term) | View Declared Candidates
    Role Description
    Contingent upon sufficient membership numbers determined in May 2017, the NEA State Director is elected to a three-year term (beginning September 1, 2017). He/she serves on the National Education Association Board of Directors representing the members of the State of Utah (UEA and USEA); attends quarterly meetings at the NEA to carry out the business of the NEA as established at the annual representative assembly; attends the NEA-RA as a voting delegate (2018, 2019, 2020); attends monthly meetings of the Board of Directors for both the UEA and USEA; may attend other conferences or trainings each year. This election is a state-wide election open to UEA and USEA Members.

  • NEA-RA Delegate-At-Large (three-year term) | View Declared Candidates
    Role Description
    The NEA-RA Delegate-At-Large is an elected position where the delegate would attend the NEA RA in place of an ex-officio delegate – which for the 2017 election would be the NEA State Director also on the ballot. The delegate with the most votes elected to this position during the 2017 UEA Election would attend the NEA-RA for three years (2018, 2019, 2020) – contingent upon sufficient delegate count. This election is a state-wide election open to UEA and USEA Members.

  • Ethnic Minority Director on the UEA Board of Directors (three-year term) | View Declared Candidates
    Role Description
    The UEA Ethnic Minority Director is elected to a three-year term beginning July 15, 2017. Serves on the UEA Board of Directors representing the interests of ethnic minority members. He/she serves as the chair of the UEA Ethnic Minority Affairs Committee (EMAC); attends monthly UEA Board of Directors meetings and EMAC; is responsible, with the support of UEA staff, for executing the UEA’s Minority Involvement Plan when required by NEA Bylaw 3-1(g); attends the NEA-RA (2018, 2019, 2020) as a voting delegate and may attend other applicable conferences or trainings each year.

  • NEA-RA Successor Delegate-At-Large (three-year term) | View Declared Candidates
    Role Description
    For the 2017 UEA Election, the NEA-RA Successor Delegate-At-Large is an elected position where the delegate would attend the NEA RA (2018, 2019, 2020) in the event that the Ethnic Minority Director is unable to attend during his/her term. This election is a state-wide election.

  • Color Country Director on the UEA Board of Directors (three-year term) | View Declared Candidates
    Role Description
    A UniServ representative on the UEA Board of Directors is elected to a three-year term (or shorter if to fill a vacancy) beginning July 15, 2017. He/she serves on the UEA Board of Directors representing the interests of the members in his/her respective UniServ and makes decision on the Board based on the best interests of the entire UEA membership; attends the NEA RA as a voting delegate; attends monthly UEA Board of Directors meetings to carry out the work of the Association as determined in the annual House of Delegates; attends meetings of the Council of Local Presidents and periodic meetings of UEA standing committees on which they may serve as a liaison to the Board. He/she shall meet regularly with the local leadership in their UniServ units in order to report directly on the business of the Board of Directors and to receive constituent direction on all UEA Board of Directors matters and other matters of concern to members.

  • Color Country NEA-RA Successor Delegate (three-year term)
    Role Description
    The UniServ NEA-RA Successor Delegate is an elected position where the delegate would attend the NEA RA in place of the UEA board member of that UniServ if they are not able to attend. The delegate is determined by the most votes received and will be the UniServ’s successor delegate for the same number of years as their term (beginning 2018). This election is a UniServ election in conjunction with the state election that runs concurrently with the election of the UEA board member serving that UniServ.

  • Eastern Director on the UEA Board of Directors* (one-year term) | View Declared Candidates
    Role Description
    Please see role description for Color Country Director on the UEA Board of Directors

  • Eastern NEA-RA Successor Delegate (one-year term) | View Declared Candidates
    Role Description
    Please see role description for Color Country NEA-RA Successor Delegate

  • Granite Director on the UEA Board of Directors (three-year term) | View Declared Candidates
    Role Description
    Please see role description for Color Country Director on the UEA Board of Directors

  • Granite NEA-RA Successor Delegate (three-year term) View Declared Candidates
    Role Description
    Please see role description for Color Country NEA-RA Successor Delegate

  • Jordan Director on the UEA Board of Directors (three-year term) | View Declared Candidates
    Role Description
    Please see role description for Color Country Director on the UEA Board of Directors

  • Jordan NEA-RA Successor Delegate (three-year term)
    Role Description
    Please see role description for Color Country NEA-RA Successor Delegate

  • Wasatch Director on the UEA Board of Directors* (one-year term) | View Declared Candidates
    Role Description
    Please see role description for Color Country Director on the UEA Board of Directors

  • Wasatch NEA-RA Successor Delegate (one-year term) | View Declared Candidates
    Role Description
    Please see role description for Color Country NEA-RA Successor Delegate

* Vacated seat to fill unexpired term

About UEA Elections

National, state and local association leaders are association members elected by their peers. UEA leadership elections are held annually, as outlined in the UEA Bylaws.

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Voting Instructions

It takes about 5 minutes to vote. An instructional video explaining how the the online voting process works is also available on YouTube.

Voting begins Wednesday, February 1 and ends Wednesday, February 22.

  • Step 1: To generate your password for the current election, click on the “Get My Password?” function.
    • Enter your last name and your Member ID (0000000000). It may take a few minutes to get your password.
  • Step 2: Retrieve your password from an email generated by the voting website. Your password will be sent to the primary email address we have on record.
    • Note: Copy and paste the unique password without the " " marks.
  • Step 3: Go back to the voting website and click on “Use your Member ID to log in”. Enter your Member ID (0000000000) and paste in your password.
  • Step 4: Click on “Elections” in the upper right corner of the screen.
  • Step 5: Click on “Currently running elections” (highlighted in green) and make your candidate selection(s).
  • Step 6: Review your ballot and click on “confirm selections” at the bottom of the screen.
    • If you exit before hitting “confirm”, your ballot can not be counted. Please log back in, with your password to confirm your ballot.

You’re all done!