Press Release

TCEA Board of Directors Call for Nominations

September 28, 2022 | Press Release

Austin, Texas: TCEA is pleased to announce the call for nominations for several openings on the TCEA Board of Directors beginning October 3, 2022.

ELIGIBILITY OF MEMBERS TO RUN FOR OFFICE

Any TCEA member who is a teacher, administrator, or working in another educational role at an educational entity in the state of Texas shall be eligible for nomination and election to any office of the Association. Educational entities, for the purpose of these Bylaws, shall include public and private schools, colleges and universities, and governmental agencies concerned with education.

Area Directors must reside or be employed in the TCEA Area in which they are running for election and must continue to reside or be employed in the TCEA Area that they represent for the duration of their term.

Executive Committee candidates (Vice President, Finance and Records Chair, and Convention Chair) must have served as a voting member of the Board of Directors for two full years of their three year term prior to the election year and complete their third term year prior to taking office.

OFFICES UP FOR ELECTION THIS YEAR: 

Vice President (three-year term) — The Vice President shall succeed to the President. The Vice President shall perform the duties of the President in the event of the President’s inability to be present. The Vice President serves one year as Vice President, one year as President, and one year as Past President.

Finance and Records Chair (2-year term) – The Finance and Records Chair shall be responsible for reviewing official Association documents, including financial reports and minutes of all meetings.

Convention Chair (one-year term) – The Convention Chair shall serve as the Program Chair of the State Convention, including the Chair of the Convention Committee.

Area Directors 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, and 17 (three-year term) – Area Directors are the chief elected officers for each of the TCEA-defined geographical areas. The Area Director attends and has voting privileges at all Board meetings. The Area Director also acts as a liaison between Area members and the Organization.

TO SUBMIT A NOMINATION: 

Fill out the online Nomination Form and follow up with an email to [email protected] that contains a digital photograph (professional headshot preferred if available) of the nominee. To view our Bylaws, click here.

DATES TO REMEMBER:

Nominations are open from October 3 – October 31, 2022.

Elections will be held from November 7 – November 18, 2022.

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