Nominations for the offices of President, Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer will be accepted from the floor at the membership meeting on September 3, 2020 at 6:00 p.m., at the outside venue of Bronson’s Landing, St. Albans Vt.
Qualifications for office are: be a member in good standing of this local; be a member for one year of an AFGE local, not be a member in any labor organization not affiliated with the AFL-CIO; any member who has paid dues through September 18, 2020 and is in good standing is eligible to nominate candidates. The term of office will run for 2 year(s) ending with the installation of officers following the regularly scheduled elections in November 2022.
Self-nominations are permissible. Nominations also may be made in writing, and must be received no later than September 18, 2020, by the Election Committee. The Election Committee and it’s address will be posted on the local 2266 website immediately after the meeting held on September 3, 2020. (UPDATE: Election Committee will accept nominations by mail at 308 Jambash Peek Road, Newport Vt 05855 by September 18, 2020.)
A second for a nomination is not required. Candidates must accept nomination at the nomination meeting or, if not in attendance, submit a written acceptance to the Election Committee. A lone letter of acceptance is a self-nomination. The member making the nomination has the responsibility of informing the nominee of his or her nomination. Placement on the ballot will be determined immediately following the nominations.