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Annual Membership Meeting & Election of All Guild Officers
September 8, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The annual membership meeting of the Albany Newspaper Guild, Local 31034, TNG-CWA has been called for 6 p.m. Thursday, September 8, 2022. The meeting will be held via Zoom.
At the meeting members will be asked to elect the seven members of the local Executive Board to three-year terms that begin Jan. 1, 2023 and run through Dec. 31, 2025. (Election Information is posted below)
You must be a member in good standing (paying dues) to participate in the meeting and to vote on any measures that come before the local.
The membership will also be asked to elect delegates to represent the Local at any TNG-CWA meetings for the year ahead.
Any other matters may also be brought up at the annual meeting.
The monthly Executive Board meeting will follow on the same Zoom call.
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- Call to Order
- Elections — President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Chief Steward, At-large Board Member, and At-large Board Member. Delegates for TNG-CWA meetings.
- Annual Local Report
- Update on Contract Negotiations
- Update on In-Person Training Oct. 29-20 at Albany Labor Temple.
- Other Business
The Executive Board positions up for election are President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Chief Steward, two (2) At-large Board Members and Delegates to TNG-CWA meetings for 2023. The Executive Board terms are three (3) years. The terms will run from Jan. 1, 2023 through December 31, 2025.
Members must be in good standing to run for office and to attend the nomination meeting. If you want to check your standing, email the Guild office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If there is only one nomination for any office, and the person accepts the nomination, the person will be elected at the meeting. If there is more than one candidate for any office, a Local Elections Committee appointed by the Executive Board will conduct a mail-in ballot election.
Nominations for the office may be from the floor or by petition. Petitions may be for an individual candidate in which the name of the candidate, his/her Local unit (if applicable), and department worked listed. Such petitions must also contain the names of at least 25 members. Individuals signing a petition must be members in good standing. These petitions must be filed with Local Secretary Wendy Liberatore the election at the membership meeting. The secretary shall notify all candidates of their nomination and shall receive from them a written notice of their willingness to serve.