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Membership Meeting and Special Election
April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Albany Newspaper Guild will hold a membership meeting at 6 pm on Thursday, April 14, The meeting will be conducted on Zoom.
The membership will vote to fill the vacant treasurer’s post. The term of office runs through the end of the year (Dec.31, 2022). In the event of a contested election, a mail ballot will be conducted.
The local thanks Jayson McKenna for his service as treasurer before resigning from the Times Union to pursue a new job opportunity.
An update on contract talks will be presented. The monthly Executive Board will be held immediately following the membership meeting.
Email the guild for Zoom login info.
The open position is Treasurer. 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 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 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.