North Area Board of Directors (BOD) Vacancy

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The vacancy for one of the NEA North Area Director positions was announced at the September 9th Area Meeting.

The Election will be held on October 20th at the North Area Meeting that begins at 4:30. Please note that Area meetings are being held via ZOOM until further notice. The person who wins the election will fill the rest of the term of office ending July 1, 2023. The next citywide elections will be held in the Spring of 2023.

A Candidate must work in a North Area school or worksite and must have been a UTLA member for at least 24 months prior to the September announcement. (UTLA Membership reviews all declarations.)

Area Directors are responsible for leading within their Area, attending UTLA Board of Directors meetings, serving on a UTLA BOD Committee and NEA directors also attend UTLA NEA Board of Directors meetings.

Members interested in running for this position must fill out the Declaration of Candidacy Form (update: no longer available). The deadline for submitting the Declaration of Candidacy is October 15th at 5:00 pm. Only online declarations will be accepted. If there are any problems with submitting a declaration, please contact us.

Do not wait until the last minute to submit your Declaration because we may not be able to get back to you in time to assist you if there are issues with your submission.

Prospective candidates should review the UTLA Election Manual. Candidates are responsible for all the rules in the manual but should be particularly mindful that they cannot use phone or email lists they have acquired through their role within UTLA leadership to campaign for this position. Candidates will be given an opportunity to make a brief statement before the vote is taken on Wednesday, October 20th.

Individuals who do not usually attend North Area meetings must email the North Area Chair, Rosa Jimenez at to request a Zoom link to attend.

Only Members who are assigned to a North Area School or work site are eligible to vote in this election.