NOMINATION & ELECTION NOTICE
NAGE Local R1-32
Nominations for the offices of President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, Treasurer, and three (3) Executive Committee members are now being accepted by Election Officer Thomas Flynn. All nominations must be made by 12 p.m. April 28, 2017 on Nomination Forms and Nomination Acceptance Forms provided by Election Officer Flynn. Forms can be provided by contacting the Election Officer, picked up from the Union office, or downloaded from the NAGE website at http://nagefederal.org/veterans-affairs/army-navy-air-force. Forms must be returned to Election Officer Flynn by 12 p.m. EDT on April 28, 2017 by mailing to Thomas Flynn, NAGE, 159 Burgin Parkway, Quincy, MA, 02169; by fax to Thomas Flynn, 617-472-7566; or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Election Officer Flynn can be reached by phone at 617-376-7246. Nominations received after 12 p.m. on April 28, 2017 will not be valid.
Candidates for office must be members in good standing for one (1) year as of April 11, 2017. All members in good standing may nominate any candidate for office. A person nominated for more than one position must select the office of his or her choice; no person may run for or hold more than one office. The term of office is three (3) years beginning May 22, 2017. Write in ballots and absentee ballots will not be accepted. It is the responsibility of the member making any nomination to ensure that his/her nominee returns a Nomination Acceptance Form by April 28, 2017. If you know of any member who did not receive this notice, please contact Election Officer Flynn at 617-376-7246.
The election of NAGE Local R1-32 officers will be conducted at the date, time, and place indicated below:
Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017
Time: 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Place: Local R1-32 Union Office
Building 3, Room B-10
Any person who is a member in good standing as of April 28, 2017 is eligible to vote. Positive picture I.D. will be required to vote, either a current driver’s license, passport, or VA-issued identification.
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