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Maryland Professional Employees Council Election of Officers and Delegates to Convention

In accordance with the Constitution and By Laws of the Maryland Professional Employees Council, (MPEC), AFT-Maryland, American Federation of Teachers (AFT), AFL-CIO, attached is the Nominations Form for the election of Executive Officers  and the Convention Delegates to the AFT Convention, the AFT-Maryland Convention and the Maryland State AFL-CIO Convention.

As provided in the by laws of Local 6197, any full member of Bargaining Unit G, who has been in good standing for at least six months prior to the date of the election is eligible to nominate candidates and run for office. The term of office will run for two years.

Nominations must be received by the Election Committee, to the MPEC Election Committee dedicated email address no later than August 30, 2022 at 4:30 PM OR by submitting the 2022 Electronic Nominations Form.

Candidates must affirmatively accept nomination when contacted by a member of the Election Committee, by 4:30 p.m. on September 1, 2022.

In accordance with the Constitution and By-Laws of the Maryland Professional Employees Council, election ballots will be mailed out to all Local 6197 eligible voting members by September 14, 2022 and will be based on the results of the nominations and acceptance by the candidates. Additional information regarding the election will be provided along with the ballot. Ballots must be returned by 4:30 PM on October 14, 2022.

The ballots will be opened and counted on October 19, 2022 at 1:00 PM at the MPEC Office located at 7127 Rutherford Road, Windsor, MD 21244 by the Election Committee.

By Constitution, all Officers serve as delegates to affiliate conventions. However, the local may be entitled to as many as 14 additional Delegates and/or Alternates.  To place your name or that of other MPEC members in nomination to serve as a Delegate or Alternate at affiliate conventions, print the names on the lines indicated (up to 14). If you choose to run for an Executive  Officer position, you may still place your name in nomination or be nominated by another full member in good standing as a Convention Delegate.