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2024-2025 WCTA Nomination & Election Procedure Notice

The nomination process and election of the WCTA Board of Directors and MSEA and NEA Convention Delegates will take place January 17 through February 7, 2023. 

Download nomination forms at these posted links or see your building Rep for a printed form.

Nominees shall be members in good standing of WCTA, MSEA, and NEA and have been a member of the Washington County Teachers Association for the (2) two consecutive school years preceding nomination and election.  Delegates must fulfill all requirements included in the WCTA By-Laws.  


  1. All nominations must include the written consent of the person nominated.
  2. Nomination forms and completed biographical data sheets must be returned to Neil Becker, WHMS, by 2:30 p.m., February 7, 2024. Nominations forms received after the deadline will be invalid.
  3. It is the sole responsibility of the candidate to verify receipt of his/her nomination form.
  4. The order of candidates on the ballot shall be determined by random draw.


According to Article XIV, Section 2d., of the WCTA Bylaws, “A written notice shall be sent to all members explaining the adopted election procedures for local representatives to state and national association bodies.”

  1. A biographical data sheet for candidates will be distributed to the Reps and posted on the WCTA website around February 8, 2024.

  2. Ballots must be completed by March 7, 2023.  

  3. No person shall be elected as an officer without receiving a majority of ballots cast (Article XIV-Elections, Section 1h.).

  4. In the case of a tie, a runoff election will be held for that office.

  5. In the event that no candidate receives a majority vote for a given office, a runoff election will be held for the two candidates receiving the higher number of votes for that office/position.

  6. The final election results will be published to the entire membership.

  7. All ballots will remain a matter of record, in the WCTA office, for a period of sixty (60) days following election.

Vacant Positions:

  • WCTA Treasurer
  • 2 Elementary At-Large
  • 1 Middle School At-Large
  • 1 High School At-Large
  • WCTA Delegates to MSEA RA and NEA RA
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