UPEA Seeks Nominations for 2nd Vice President

UPEA is seeking nominations for Second Vice President.

Election to the position is a four-year commitment. The successful candidate will serve one year as second vice president, one year as first vice president, one year as president, and one year as immediate past president.

In order to be considered a candidate for second vice president a nominee must have been a dues-paying member of the Utah Public Employees’ Association (UPEA) for one year immediately prior to the nomination.

Qualified nominees must notify the UPEA office of their intent to run by Oct. 2. Nominees also must submit the following documents by the deadline a letter of recommendation from their respective district.

Nominations will not be accepted for any individual who has served as immediate past president in the past year.

According to the UPEA bylaws, a primary election will be held if more than two qualified candidates are nominated for second vice president.

If needed, a primary election will be held from Dec. 15 to – Jan. 15, 2020.  A general election will be held from Feb. 1 to Mar. 1, 2020.  Ballots will be counted on March 7, 2020, or the first workday after March 7, 2020, to determine the winner.

The second vice president serves as chair of the UPEA Resolutions Committee and officially represents the State Board as a voting member on the CAPE Committee.

The first vice president serves as chair of the UPEA Legislative Committee, which oversees the Association’s legislative activity throughout the year.

Please submit any nominations and required documentation to Kendle Zdunich at Kendle@upea.net or at the UPEA offices,1000 West Bellwood Lane, Murray, UT, 84123.  If you have any questions please contact Kendle at (801) 264-8732.