Election Timeline

2023 Interim Election

November 2023

November 8: At the Valley West Area meeting, UTLA Election Committee members announced the special election to fill the vacancy for Valley West Area NEA Director, process and requirements explained.  Candidates must complete the online Declaration Form before the January 12 deadline. Itinerant educators who work in Valley West Area must file an Itinerant Assignments Declaration Form by the January 12 deadline if they wish to vote in the election. The election will be held at the next Area meeting on January 17.

January 2024

January 12, 2024: 5:00 p.m. Deadline for Declaration of Candidacy Forms for the Interim Valley West NEA Director are due. Itinerant Assignment Declaration Forms are due for eligible voters.

January 17, 2024: Valley West Area Meeting. Election Day. Election committee member announcement and overview of process, candidate speeches, election held in person with paper ballots. Candidate with the most votes is declared the winner after counting and verification of votes.

January 24, 2024: UTLA Board of Directors certifies election results.