Elections for three of New Jersey’s representatives on the NEA Board of Directors and for three alternates will be held at the March 28 Delegate Assembly (DA) meeting. The elected board members will serve three-year terms from Sept. 1, 2020 to Aug. 31, 2023. Elected alternates will serve one-year terms beginning Sept. 1, 2020.

The NJEA Executive Committee will be conducting nominations at its Feb. 12 meeting. Additional nominations may come from the floor at the March 28 DA meeting prior to the vote. All nominees will have an opportunity to speak for two minutes prior to balloting.

The NEA Board of Directors is responsible for setting general policies between annual NEA Representative Assembly (NEA RA) meetings. It consists of at least one director from each state affiliate, at-large directors to meet representational guarantees, and representatives for students and retired members. Each state is entitled to an additional director per 20,000 active and life members.

The DA meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the at Hyatt Regency Princeton, which is located at 102 Carnegie Center in Princeton.

Anyone interested in seeking a position as an NEA state director or alternate should contact a member of the DA. Interested members may request a list of names and addresses of the NJEA Executive Committee, Delegate Assembly, DA alternates, and New Jersey members of the NEA Board of Directors.

The DA list includes county association presidents.

For more information call the NJEA Executive Office at 609-599-4561, ext. 2293.

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