By-Laws |

9.1

General. The officers are President, First Vice-President, Second Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, four (4) Elementary Segment Directors, two (2) Intermediate Segment Directors, and two (2) High School Segment Directors.

9.2

President. The President shall be elected in the Annual General Election and shall serve for a term of two (2) years, beginning on July 1 of even-numbered years. The President shall preside over meetings of the Representative Council and the Board of Directors, and shall function as the official spokesperson for all actions of the governance bodies. No person shall serve as President continuously for a period in excess of two (2) terms. If necessary, the Association shall provide for the President's salary for full release time from his or her teaching assignment commencing with the school year which begins after his/her election.

9.3

First Vice-President. The First Vice-President shall be elected in the Annual General Election for a term of service of two (2) years beginning on July 1 of odd-numbered years. The First Vice-President shall function as President in the absence or incapacity of the President.

9.4

Second Vice-President. The Second Vice-President shall be elected in the Annual General Election for a term of service of two (2) years beginning on July 1 of even-numbered years.

9.5

Secretary. The Secretary shall be elected in the Annual General Election for a two (2) year term and shall take office on July 1 of even-numbered years. The Secretary shall have custody over the official Minutes of all business meetings of the governance bodies where not otherwise prescribed.

9.6

Treasurer. The Treasurer shall be elected in the Annual General Election for a two (2) year term taking office on July 1 of odd-numbered years. The Treasurer shall have custodial control over all funds and books of account of the Association under the supervision of the Board of Directors, and shall prepare the preliminary budget for consideration by the Board of Directors.

9.7

Segment Directors. There shall be eight (8) Segment Directors elected for staggered two (2) year terms in the Annual General Election so that one-half such Directors take office on July 1 of each year. Such Directors shall provide representation and leadership for the members in their segment.

9.8

Qualifications. All officers must be Association members throughout their term of office.

9.9

Interim Vacancies.

 

a.

Vacancies which occur during the term of office of any officer other than that of President or First Vice-President shall be filled by an election conducted by and within the Representative Council, choosing from among the entire membership.

 

b.

Notices of such vacancies shall be posted at appropriate work sites for ten (10) days prior to the meeting when the election will be held.

 

c.

In the event of a vacancy in the office of President, the First Vice-President shall succeed to the office of President, the Second Vice-President shall succeed to the office of First Vice-President, and the Representative Council shall elect an interim Second Vice-President, choosing from among the entire membership.

 

d.

In the event of a vacancy in the office of First Vice-President, the Second Vice-President shall succeed to the office of First Vice-President and the Representative Council shall elect an interim Second Vice-President, choosing from among the entire membership.

 

e.

If the vacancy is that of a Segment Director, the Representatives of the segment shall elect that Director at the next segment meeting following ten (10) work days notice. The Representative Council will ratify the election results at the next Representative Council meeting.

 

f.

These officers shall serve until the next General Election.

   
   

 

 

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Our Mission Statement:
"GGEA is an association of educators who advocate for the well-being of our membership and the students we serve."

Our Mission Statement:
"GGEA is an association of educators who advocate for the well-being of our membership and the students we serve."

Our Mission Statement:
"GGEA is an association of educators who advocate for the well-being of our membership and the students we serve."

Our Mission Statement:
"GGEA is an association of educators who advocate for the well-being of our membership and the students we serve."