April 2018 Notice of Elections

GET INVOLVED WITH YOUR UNION!
The Student-Workers’ Union has openings for the Executive Board and Joint Council.
Nominate yourself or someone else >>

Nominations open March 30, 2018–acceptances must be received online, by mail, or email no later than April 6, 2018 at 5:00 pm.

Positions Available >
Accepting Nomination >
Election Dates and Times >
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POSITIONS AVAILABLE

EXECUTIVE BOARD
All UAW Local 2865 members in good standing continuously for one (1) year prior to accepting nomination are automatically nominated* for the following Executive Board positions:

  • Northern Vice President
  • Southern Vice President
  • Financial Secretary
  • Recording Secretary
  • Trustee

JOINT COUNCIL
All UAW Local 2865 members in good standing continuously for ninety (90) days prior to accepting nomination are automatically nominated* for the following Joint Council positions at their respective campuses.

BERKELEY 7 Head Stewards 3 Delegates
DAVIS 5 Head Stewards 2 Delegates
IRVINE 4 Head Stewards 2 Delegates
LOS ANGELES 7 Head Stewards 2 Delegates
MERCED 1 Unit Chair 1 Head Steward
RIVERSIDE —————— 2 Delegates
SAN DIEGO 8 Head Stewards 2 Delegates
SANTA BARBARA 1 Head Steward 2 Delegates
SANTA CRUZ ——————- 2 Delegates

*Pending possible changes to the UAW Local 2865 Bylaws at April Joint Council meeting.

  • Executive Board and Joint Council officers serve terms from the April 2018 Vacancy Election until the 2019 Biennial Election.
  • All UAW Local 2865 members in good standing continuously for one (1) year prior to accepting nomination are also automatically nominated for the following delegates to the UAW International Constitutional Convention located in Detroit, MI: June 10-14, 2018.

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ACCEPTING NOMINATION

There are three ways to accept a nomination:

  1. Fill out this form >
  2. Send your acceptance in writing via email to elections@uaw2865.org
  3. Send your acceptance in writing via US Post mail:

Student-Workers Union – Elections Committee
2030 Addison Street, Suite 640A
Berkeley, CA 94704

The nomination period opens March 30, 2018, and acceptances must be received online, by mail, or email no later than April 6, 2018 – 5:00 pm.

Please include your name, department, e-mail, phone number, and position for which you are accepting a nomination.

Members accepting nomination may submit a candidate statement (up to 500 words) that must be received by the nomination deadline (April 6, 2018, at 5:00 pm.). Statements will be posted on our website no later than April 17, 2018, and will be made available at the polls.
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ELECTION DATES AND TIMES

TUESDAY, APRIL 24 WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25
Berkeley – 10am-6pm – Sather Gate Berkeley – 10am-6pm – Evans Hall
Davis – 10am-6pm – Memorial Union (quad) Davis – 10am-6pm – Silo
Irvine – 10am-6pm – Ring Road (outside FRH) Irvine – 10am-6pm – Ring Road (outside SST)
Los Angeles – 10am-6pm – Young Research Library Los Angeles – 10am-6pm – Court of Sciences
Merced – 10am-6pm – Lantern Merced – 10am-6pm – Lantern
Riverside – 10am-6pm – Bell Tower Riverside – 10am-6pm – Bytes Eatery
San Diego – 10am-6pm – Triton Statue San Diego – 10am-6pm – AP&M
Santa Barbara – 10am-6pm – The Arbor Santa Barbara – 10am-6pm – Nano Cafe (outside)
Santa Cruz – 10am-6pm – Grad Student Commons Santa Cruz – 10am-6pm – Science Hill

A run-off election, if necessary, will be held on May 8, 2018, at the sam times and locations as on April 24, 2018.