Standing Rules |

A.

Distribution of Campaign Rules to Candidates

 

1.

Upon filing a Declaration of Candidacy form, each candidate shall receive a copy of this Standing Rule.

 

2.

Upon request, each candidate shall be provided a complete copy of the Standing Rules and Bylaws.

B.

Use of District Mail

 

1.

Candidates may use the Association's District mail privilege, subject to the following conditions:

   

a.

Campaign material may be distributed during the period following the filing deadline through the last day of the election;

   

b.

All pieces of campaign literature shall clearly display the following:
"NOT PRODUCED AT GARDEN GROVE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION EXPENSE AND NO GARDEN GROVE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION ENDORSEMENT IS IMPLIED. GARDEN GROVE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION MAIL PRIVILEGE EXTENDED TO ALL CANDIDATES EQUALLY";

   

c.

All campaign literature must go through the Garden Grove Education Association office;

   

d.

Candidate(s) must count out campaign literature by school, address label properly (school, Association Representative) and sort into appropriate District mail groupings;

   

e.

Two extra copies of each piece of campaign literature must be provided to the Garden Grove Education Association office; and

   

f.

Each candidate must have a Declaration of Candidacy on file in the Garden Grove Education Association office.

 

2.

For the purpose of campaigning each candidate shall be provided one (1) set of labels with the names of site representatives and the number of members at each site.  In the event of a runoff election, candidates shall be provided one (1) additional set of labels.

C.

"Candidates Speeches"

 

1.

Candidates for Executive Offices, CTA State Council Representative, and NEA Representative Assembly Delegate may address the Representative Council subject to the following conditions:

   

a.

Five (5) minutes maximum time per candidate;

   

b.

Total question/answer period of fifteen (15) minutes; and 

   

c.

Executive Director to moderate.

 

2.

Candidates for Segment Director may address Segment Meetings subject to the following conditions:

   

a.

Three (3) minutes maximum time per candidate;

   

b.

Total question/answer period of ten (10) minutes; and

   

c.

Rules and Elections Committee member, Executive Director or designee to moderate.

D.

Tallying Ballots

 

1.

The ballot box in the Garden Grove Education Association office shall remain locked from the beginning of the first day of voting until opened by the Rules and Elections Committee after the end of the last day of voting.

 

2.

A list of work sites which have returned ballots shall be publicly displayed by the ballot box during voting days.

 

3.

The Rules and Elections Committee shall decide whether or not to include in the count ballots received after the announced deadline.

 

4.

Each candidate may select one observer for the tallying of ballots, provided the observer does not interfere with the counting

E.

The Garden Grove Education Association Advocate  - Election Issue (General Election Only)

 

1.

Candidates for the Board of Directors may be included in The Garden Grove Education Association Advocate - Election Issue subject to the following conditions:

   

a.

The candidate provides a photograph;

   

b.

The candidate provides a written statement not to exceed one hundred (100) words to the Garden Grove Education Association office by the announced deadline. The written statement may include a description of previous experience with Garden Grove Education Association and reasons for seeking office; and

   

c.

Deadline for candidate statements shall follow adopted elections calendar.

 

2.

No declared candidate may serve as a member of the Editorial Board for the election issue.

 

 

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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."