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TVEA Elections Committee 

The Elections Committees ensures the election process is conducted in a manner that voters and candidates alike can be assured that reasonable rules of ethical conduct and procedures have been adopted, and are followed both in spirit and practice. They oversee the entire elections process from announcing elections through the announcement of election results.


The elections committee has a chair and members who are appointed by the President and confirmed by the Executive Board at the beginning of each year.  Executive Board members are not permitted to serve on the Elections Committee, per CTA guidelines.

The vested elections committee members are solely responsible for the counting and reporting of votes and results.  Other members may volunteer to prepare election materials.  TVEA is pleased to have an elections committee filled to capacity and representation from all instructional levels.



We have a vacancy on the TVEA Executive Board in the position of Treasurer due to a resignation for personal circumstances. According to our TVEA Bylaws “A vacancy shall be deemed to exist in the case of death, resignation, or inability to serve in any of the offices of the Association.  In the event a vacancy occurs in the office of the President, the Vice-President shall assume the office.  In the event a vacancy occurs in the other offices, a special election of the Association shall be called to elect successors to fill the unexpired terms.”

The term of this office is through June 30, 2023.   

The TVEA Elections Committee has established the following Timeline for the Election of Treasurer. 

Sept 6:  Announcement of Election
Sept 12: Declaration of Candidacy deadline, due no later than 4pm 
To print a copy of the Declaration form click here.
Sept 13: Announce Candidates
Sept 13-20:  Candidate Campaigning
Sept 21-26: Voting for members online
Sept 26: Election Committee verifies/ counts ballots. All Candidates must be notified by phone or email of election results
Sept 27:  Site Leaders are to post election results at site
Sept 30:  Last day to contest election results in writing to TVEA (Postmarked date not accepted)

Note: The following timelines apply on an as needed basis for a Run-Off election

Oct 3-7: Balloting for members on-line

Oct 7: Election Committee counts ballots.  All candidates notified by phone of run-off election results

Oct 10: Site Leaders post run-off results at site

Oct 13: Last day to contest run-off results, at the TVUSD Office (postmarked date not accepted)

Commitee Members


Michelle Nelson, Chair
Traci Pawlak, VHES 

Contact your Elections Committee at 

Election Documents


TVEA Election Bylaws

CTA Requirements for Chapter Election Procedures for TVEA Elections


Election Rules



2010 - present

2010 - present

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