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Annual Membership Meeting

September 9, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

The annual membership meeting of the Albany Newspaper Guild, Local 31034, TNG-CWA has been called for 6 p.m. Thursday September 9, 2021.  Due to the continuing coronarvius pandemic the meeting will be held via Zoom.

At the meeting members will be asked to fill the vacancy of vice president and to act on any other Executive Board vacancies that may occur.  The member elected vice president will serve the remaining 16 months of the term of office. (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.

Please email office@albanyguild.org for Zoom login info.


  1. Call to Order
  2. Elections — Vice President, delegates for year and any other vacancies.
  3. Update on COVID-10
  4. Update on TNG support

Election Information:

The open position is Vice-President. The term will run through December 31, 2022.

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 office@albanyguild.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 Massarah Mikati before 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.



September 9, 2021
6:00 pm
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