STATEWIDE UFF ELECTIONS
The Elections and Credentials Committee of United Faculty of Florida is seeking nominations for the statewide offices for the UFF Steering Committee and delegates to our national governing bodies. These positions are two-year terms, with all positions to commence on July 1, 2023 and ending on June 31st, 2025. Any member may nominate themselves or any active member for these offices. You may want to consult the individuals you nominate. Each nominee will be contacted to affirm they are willing to serve.
Members were emailed instructions for nominations. Include in your nomination email: your name and chapter, as well as the name(s) and position(s) for each nomination you are making. Nominations must be received by Monday, February 6, 2023 to the Elections and Credentials Committee.
Nominations are open for the UFF Steering Committee:
First Vice-President (FVP)
Vice President of the State University System Faculty Bargaining Council (VP-SUS BC)
Vice President of the College Bargaining Council (VP-SUS-CBC)
Vice President of the Graduate Assistants United Bargaining Council (VP-GAU BC)
Vice President of the Independent College Bargaining Council (VP-IC BC)
Chair of the Government Relations Committee
Chair of the Diversity and Leadership Committee
Chair of the Membership Committee
Three (3) UFF Delegate(s) to the Florida Education Association (FEA) Governance Board
Members elected to be on UFF’s Steering Committee are expected to fulfill the leadership role to which they are elected and attend monthly Steering Committee meetings to carry out business between the UFF Senate meetings (usually Senate meets in September and February). Travel funds for delegates attending Steering Committee will be covered by UFF per travel policy and approved annual budget set by UFF Senate.
Nominations are open for UFF delegates to the National Education Association:
Thirty-four (34) UFF delegates to the NEA Representative Assembly
Members elected to be UFF’s delegates to the National Education Association
Representative Assembly (NEA RA) are expected to attend the NEA RA in 2023 (Orlando, July 2-6) and in 2024 (Philadelphia, PA, July 3-7, 2024). Travel funds for delegates attending national affiliates’ governing convenings will be covered by UFF per travel policy and approved annual budget set by UFF Senate.
Nominations are open for UFF delegates to the American Federation of Teachers:
Eighty-six (86) UFF delegates to the AFT National Convention (UFF has 1 delegate for every 100 members).
Members elected to be UFF’s delegates to the American Federation of Teachers are expected to attend the AFT Biennial Convention in Houston, TX from July 22-25, 2024. Travel funds for delegates attending national affiliates’ governing convenings will be covered by UFF per travel policy and approved annual budget set by UFF Senate.
Nominations for the Statewide Election must be received by Monday, February 6, 2023 to the Elections and Credentials Committee.
On behalf of your 2023 Elections and Credentials Committee,
Co-Chair Debby Hicks (UFF-Retired)
Co-Chair Jonathan Fink (UFF-University of West Florida)
Kristen Amaya (UFF-Florida State University-Graduate Assistants United)
Elizabeth Key-Raimer (Faculty United Service Association/UFF-Hillsborough Community College)
Eugene Matthews (UFF-Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University)
UFF CHAPTER ELECTIONS
Information coming soon….