Nominations close Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 4 p.m.
Nominations RECEIVED after Thursday, Feb 1 at 4 pm cannot be accepted.
Elections are held in March 2018
These materials support member nominations for
- DELEGATE to the MTA Annual Meeting
Boston – Friday May 4 and Saturday May 5, 2018
- DELEGATE to the NEA Representative Assembly
Minneapolis – Friday, June 30 to Wednesday, July 5, 2018
- CANDIDATE for At-Large Part-Time Adjunct Director to the MCCC Board of Directors (2 to be elected)
- CANDIDATE for MCCC Officer: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer.
Job description and compensation for the following positions:
- Candidates must abide by the policies below which relate to their candidacy. Violations may lead to disqualification.
- ALL communication with nominees and candidates is by EMAIL.
You submit a nomination form online.
Download an extract from the MCCC Bylaws and MCCC Policies related to nominations and to the conduct of elections. A copy of all MCCC Bylaws and forms is available from the home page under CONTRACTS & FORMS.
Policies Related to Candidates for Delegate Status
Write-in candidates are only permitted on the ballot for MTA Annual Meeting and/or NEA Representative Assembly.
Candidates for NEA Representative Assembly
NEA Bylaw Rules on NEA-RA
- MCCC members in good standing on January 15, 2018, who pay their NEA dues through the MCCC may seek election as MCCC local delegate to the NEA-RA. Only members who pay their dues to NEA through the MCCC are entitled to vote in the election for MCCC delegates to the NEA-RA.Members teaching in DCE or part-time day who pay NEA dues through another MTA local (MSCA, a K-12 local, etc) may seek election and vote for NEA-RA delegates only through that local. Individuals who join NEA through MCCC or another local after January 15, 2018 are not eligible to seek election as a delegate to the 2018 NEA-RA.
- No dues money, employer money, or employer in-kind contribution may be used to promote the candidacy of any individual for an NEA office.
Delegates to the NEA Representative Assembly
- The MTA provides a stipend of $400 to all MTA-affiliated delegates.
- The MCCC provides additional reimbursement* support up to $800 to the top 10 electees.
*Receipts and proof of attendance at six of the eight sessions at the NEA RA are required for reimbursement.
Candidates for MTA Annual Meeting
MTA Bylaw Rules on MTA-Annual Meeting (MTA-AM)
- MCCC members in good standing on March 1, 2018, who pay their MTA dues through the MCCC may seek election as MCCC local delegate to the MTA-AM. Only members who pay their dues to MTA through the MCCC are entitled to vote in the election for MCCC delegates to the MTA-AM.
Members teaching in DCE or part-time day who pay MTA dues through another MTA local (MSCA, a K-12 local, etc) may seek election and vote for MTA-AM delegates only through that local. Individuals who join MTA through MCCC or another local after March 1, 2018 are not eligible to seek election as a delegate to the 2018 MTA-AM.
- MCCC Members on the MTA Board are ex officio delegates to the MTA Annual Meeting.
- Delegates shall be registered at the Annual Meeting (AM) for a term of one year.
- No dues money may be used to promote the candidacy of any individual for an MTA office.
Delegates to the MTA Annual Meeting
- Stipend: The MCCC provides a stipend of $50 dollars per day to delegates who attend the meeting.
- Hotel Room: Delegates who are on the ballot and who live more than 25 miles from the meeting are entitled to a double occupancy hotel room at the convention hotel, arranged by the MCCC, for Friday night. Write-in candidates will be accommodated on a space available basis.
- Election Waiver for Candidates for MCCC Delegate to the MTA Annual Meeting
If the number of certified candidates for MTA delegate is less than or equal to the number permitted, then those candidates are deemed elected. The ballot process will be conducted to permit write-in candidates for non-filled slots, or to be named as successor delegates.
Policies Related to Candidates for At-Large Part-time/Adjunct Director and MCCC President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer
- From the MCCC Bylaws as amended April 2008: The Board of Directors shall be composed of the officers, one member elected for a term of one year from each chapter by the members of the chapter, and two at-large part-time/adjunct members elected by part-time/adjunct members as part of the regular election cycle each year. The term of office for members other than officers shall be one year beginning with the June Board meeting of the year in which members are elected. The Board of Directors is empowered to fill vacancies in the two part-time/adjunct positions which occur after the election cycle.
- Candidates for at-large part-time/adjunct director must submit member signatures on this AT LARGE PART-TIME DIRECTOR NOMINATION SIGNATURE FORM to the MCCC office with at least 10 (ten) signatures of active members.
- Candidates for officer (President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer) must submit member signatures on this PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT, SECRETARY, TREASURER NOMINATION SIGNATURE FORM with at least fifty (50) signatures of active members.
- Agency fee payers and non-members may not run for office or nominate, and their signatures do not count.
- Candidates for these offices must be on the ballot to be eligible for election. No write-in candidates are permitted for these offices.
- Association membership lists appropriate to the office being sought may be provided by the Nominations and Elections Committee equally to all certified at-large part-time/adjunct director candidates. An electronic file of only part-time member names, mailing addresses, and home colleges will be provided to all certified at-large part-time/adjunct director candidates without cost, upon request and completion and submission of the board-approved address list request form to the Nominations & Elections Committee chair. An electronic file of all member names, mailing addresses, and home colleges will be provided to all certified candidates for MCCC President, Vice President, Secretary, or Treasurer, without cost, upon request and completion and submission of the board-approved address list request form to the Nominations & Elections Committee chair.
- Candidates will be permitted a statement published in the February newsletter and/or online. This must be no longer than 250 words and submissions longer than 250 words will be truncated to that length. This statement and, optionally, a good quality recent photo, must be submitted to the communications coordinator (email@example.com) by the time nominations close (February 1 at 4:00 pm) to qualify for publishing in the newsletter and/or online.
- MCCC Bylaws and Policies on Elections are further amplified in this document, which is also available on the MCCC website.