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Membership Meeting & Special Election

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Albany Newspaper Guild will hold a quarterly membership meeting at 6 pm on Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 6 p.m..

The meeting will be conducted on Zoom. Email office@albanyguild.org for Zoom info.

The membership will vote to fill the vice president’s and chief steward’s posts which will be vacant. The membership also will vote to elect a local secretary and an at-large member of the Executive Board. The term of office for all posts is until Dec. 31, 2025.

In the event of a contested election, a mail ballot will be conducted.

An update on contract talks will be presented. The monthly Executive Board will be held immediately following the membership meeting.

Election Information

The open positions up for a vote will be Vice President, Chief Steward, Secretary and At-large Executive Board member.

The terms will run 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 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 Wendy Liberatore 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.


June 13
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm