AAUP-CBC Executive Committee Elections (2015) (updated 6/15)

UPDATE (6/15/15)

Dear Member:

AAUP-CBC elections were conducted on Friday, June 12, in conjunction with our annual business meeting in Washington, DC.

The following individuals were elected to office for two-year terms ending in June 2017.

 

Howard Bunsis (Accounting), Eastern Michigan University, was re-elected as chair.

Paul Davis (Behavioral & Social Sciences), Cincinnati State Technical & Community College, was re-elected as vice chair.

Cecil Canton (Criminal Justice), California State University–Sacramento, was re-elected as member at large.

Katherine Morrison (Community Health & Wellness), Curry College, was re-elected as member at large.

José Padín (Sociology), Portland State University, was elected as member at large.

Download the complete election results, including votes cast.

See the complete AAUP-CBC Executive Committee.

Any challenges to the election must be filed pursuant to the AAUP CBC Election Appeal Rules.

See the nomination and election notice.

 

UPDATE (4/2/15)

Dear AAUP-CBC Chapter Member:

The AAUP-CBC is accepting nominations for candidates for executive committee elections to be held at the June 2015 AAUP-CBC annual meeting. In accordance with the AAUP-CBC bylaws, the nominating committee for the 2015 AAUP-CBC Executive Committee elections has been appointed. The members of the committee are Deborah Cooperstein, chair, Adelphi University; Michael Dreiling, University of Oregon; Martin Kich, Wright State University; Greg Loving, University of Cincinnati; and Vijay Nair, Connecticut State University.

The elections are for the offices of AAUP-CBC chair, vice-chair, three at-large seats. These elections will be conducted on June 11 and 12, 2015, in Washington, DC, in conjunction with the AAUP-CBC annual meeting. The length of term for each position is two years. Those nominated will be provided the opportunity to briefly address the congress at the June meeting.

The following individuals have been nominated as of April 1, 2015:

Chair:
-Howard Bunsis, Eastern Michigan University

Vice-Chair:
-Paul Davis, Cincinnati State Technical & Community College

At-Large:
-Cecil Canton, California State University, Sacramento

-James Davis, CUNY Brooklyn College
-Julian Madison, Connecticut State University
-Katherine Morrison, Curry College
-Jose Padin, Portland State University
-Rajeev Swami, Central State University

We are also writing to invite nominees for the positions listed above. To guide you in this process, please refer to the AAUP-CBC constitution (available at: http://www.aaupcbc.org/about/organization/constitution). Please note that in order to be eligible to stand for election, the nominee must be a member of a member unit of the Collective Bargaining Congress, as defined in Article III.

After April 1, 2015, candidates may be nominated by petition. The nomination petition shall clearly state the name of the individual being nominated and the nominee’s unit affiliation. Each nomination shall be in writing and shall include a signed consent from the nominee. For the name of the nominee to be included on the printed candidate ballot to be distributed to the member units prior to the meeting at which the election will occur, the nomination petition and statements must be received by the chairperson of the nominating committee by May 1. Nomination petitions must contain the signatures of at least ten members from no fewer than two different units. Nominations by petition must be received by the nominating committee, at the below address, no later than 5:00 PM on June 9, 2015.

AAUP-CBC Petition form
http://www.aaupcbc.org/sites/default/files/files/CBC%20NOM%20consent%20form%202015%281%29.pdf 

Consent form
http://www.aaupcbc.org/sites/default/files/files/CBC%20NOM%20consent%20form%202015.pdf
  

The federal Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) prohibits individuals who have been convicted of certain crimes from holding office or employment in labor organizations. Therefore, nominees for office will be required to execute a Certification of Qualification for AAUP-CBC Service under LMRDA prior to being placed on the ballot. This form, and a detailed explanation of the LMRDA requirements, is available on the CBC website and will be provided to eligible nominees. To view the form, please visit: http://www.aaupcbc.org/sites/default/files/files/AAUPCBC%20LMRDA%20Criminal%20Compliance%20Certification.pdf 

Nominations may also be received from the floor at the annual meeting. For further details, please visit the AAUP-CBC website at: http://www.aaupcbc.org/about/aaup-cbc-elections 

Finally, please send a one-page summary of AAUP-CBC and/or other AAUP activities (local, state, and national) for each nominee. 

The AAUP-CBC encourages chapters to subsidize the travel for the nominees to the AAUP-CBC election meeting. 

For your information, the continuing members of the Executive Committee are:

Deanna D. Wood, Secretary, 2016
University of New Hampshire

Dennis Mazzocco, Treasurer, 2016
Hofstra University

Abel Bult-Ito, Member-at-Large, 2016
University of Alaska

Deborah Cooperstein, Member-at-Large, 2016
Adelphi University

Martin Kich, Member-at-Large, 2016
Wright State University

Please fax all pertinent material to the AAUP-CBC Nominating Committee (202) 737-5526, as soon as possible, and mail a copy of same to the AAUP-CBC Nominating Committee c/o Department of Organizing, AAUP, 1133 Nineteenth St., NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036. The office will send you a confirmation of having received your documents.

If you have any questions about the process, the elections, or any related matter, please feel free to contact Jamie Daniel, Department of Organizing, at 202-737-5900, extension 3651, or via email jdaniel@aaup.org.

For complete election information, please see http://www.aaupcbc.org/about/aaup-cbc-elections.

Regards,

Deborah Cooperstein, Chair
AAUP-CBC Nominating Committee 


 

Dear AAUP-CBC Chapter Member:

The AAUP-CBC is accepting nominations for candidates for executive committee elections to be held at the June 2015 AAUP-CBC annual meeting. In accordance with the AAUP-CBC bylaws, the nominating committee for the 2015 AAUP-CBC Executive Committee elections has been appointed. The members of the committee are Deborah Cooperstein, chair, Adelphi University; Michael Dreiling, University of Oregon; Martin Kich, Wright State University; Greg Loving, University of Cincinnati; and Vijay Nair, Connecticut State University.

The elections are for the offices of AAUP-CBC chair, vice-chair, and three at-large seats. These elections will be conducted on June 11 and 12, 2015, in Washington, DC, in conjunction with the AAUP-CBC annual meeting. (Detailed information regarding the election will provided prior to the election.) The length of term for each position is two years. Those nominated will be provided the opportunity to briefly address the congress at the June meeting. 

We are writing to invite nominees for the positions listed above. To guide you in this process, please refer to the AAUP-CBC constitution (available at:  http://www.aaupcbc.org/about/organization/constitution). Please note that in order to be eligible to stand for election, the nominee must be a member of a member unit of the Collective Bargaining Congress, as defined in Article III.

Nominations may be made as outlined in Article V, Sections 2 – 4, of the AAUP-CBC constitution. There are three methods for nominating candidates:

NOMINATIONS BY CONSENT

Each nomination shall be in writing and shall include a signed consent from the nominee. The nominating form can be signed by any member of a member unit of the Collective Bargaining Congress, as defined in Article III.  Upon receipt of the nominations, the nominating committee will deliberate and confirm the eligibility of the nominees. All such nominations must be received by the nominating committee, at the below address, no later than 5:00 PM on March 31, 2015. On April 1, 2015 the nominating committee shall distribute the list of candidates to the member units.

To submit a nomination in writing by March 31, please use the following forms (all forms are available at the AAUP-CBC Website at www.aaupcbc.org, or by contacting the election staff below):

AAUP-CBC nominations form 

Consent form NOMINATIONS BY PETITION

After April 1, 2015, candidates may also be nominated by petition. The nomination petition shall clearly state the name of the individual being nominated and the nominee’s unit affiliation. Each nomination shall be in writing and shall include a signed consent from the nominee. For the name of the nominee to be included on the printed candidate ballot to be distributed to the member units prior to the meeting at which the election will occur, the nominating petition and statements must be received by the chairperson of the nominating committee by May 1. Nomination petitions must contain the signatures of at least ten members from no fewer than two different units. Nominations by petition must be received by the nominating committee, at the below address, no later than 5:00 PM on June 9, 2015.

To submit a nomination by petition please use the following forms: AAUP-CBC petition form

Consent form NOMINATIONS AT THE ANNUAL MEETING

Nominations may also be received from the floor at the annual meeting. The nomination must include the nominee’s name, signature, and unit affiliation and a nomination petition containing the signatures of at least ten members from no fewer than two different units. In order to make an effective nomination from the floor, the below nomination forms must be received by the AAUP-CBC secretary at the annual meeting between 5:00 PM and 9:00 PM on June 11, 2015. In addition, the nomination must be made from the floor of the annual meeting by a delegate in good standing.

In order to make a nomination from the floor, please submit the following forms: AAUP-CBC petition form

Consent form

The federal Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) prohibits individuals who have been convicted of certain crimes from holding office or employment in labor organizations. Therefore, nominees for office will be required to execute a Certification of Qualification for AAUP-CBC Service under LMRDA prior to being placed on the ballot. This form, and a detailed explanation of the LMRDA requirements, is available on the CBC website and will be provided to eligible nominees.

Finally, please send a one-page summary of AAUP-CBC and/or other AAUP activities (local, state, and national) for each nominee.

The AAUP-CBC encourages chapters to subsidize the travel for the nominees to the AAUP-CBC election meeting.

For your information, the continuing members of the Executive Committee are:

Deanna D. Wood, Secretary, 2016 University of New Hampshire

Dennis Mazzocco, Treasurer, 2016 Hofstra University

Abel Bult-Ito, Member-at-Large, 2016 University of Alaska

Deborah Cooperstein, Member-at-Large, 2016 Adelphi University

Martin Kich, Member-at-Large, 2016 Wright State University

Please fax all pertinent material to the AAUP-CBC Nominating Committee (202) 737-5526, as soon as possible, and mail a copy of same to the CBC Nominating Committee c/o Department of Organizing, AAUP, 1133 Nineteenth St., NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036. The office will send you a confirmation of having received your documents.

If you have any questions about the process, the elections, or any related matter, please feel free to contact Jamie Daniel, Department of Organizing, at 202-737-5900, extension 3651, or via email at jdaniel@aaup.org.

Regards,

Deborah Cooperstein, Chair  AAUP-CBC Nominating Committee

The AAUP-CBC supports unionization as the most effective means for academic employees to protect shared governance and academic freedom, to uphold professional standards and values, and to promote higher education as an investment in our common future. Visit the AAUP-CBC website and Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.

Deanna D. Wood, Secretary, 2016

University of New Hampshire

Dennis Mazzocco, Treasurer, 2016

Hofstra University

Abel Bult-Ito, Member-at-Large, 2016

University of Alaska

Deborah Cooperstein, Member-at-Large, 2016

Adelphi University

Martin Kich, Member-at-Large, 2016

Wright State University

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