Nominations shall be made in Local 751-C as described below in October, 2002 at the Seattle Union hall (9135 15th Pl. S., Seattle, WA 98108) with election in November. This is in accordance with direction from International President Tom Buffenbarger.
|Thursday, October 10rd, 6 p.m.||Seattle Union Hall - 9135 15th Place South||Officers for a three-year term of office: President, Vice President, Recording Secretary, Secretary-Treasurer, Conductor-Sentinel and a Board of Trustees consisting of 3 members and 3 Local Audit Committee members.|
|Thursday, November 14th||5 a.m. to 8 p.m.||Auburn - 202 B Street
SW Everett 4829 Airport Road
Renton - 233 Burnett N
Seattle - 9135 15th Pl. S.
|Officers for a three-year term of office: President, Vice President, Recording Secretary, Secretary-Treasurer, Conductor-Sentinel and a Board of Trustees consisting of 3 members and 3 Local Audit Committee members.|
Nomination Qualifications: Candidates must be a member of Local 751-C at the time of nomination, in good standing, and free from delinquencies of any nature to the Local Lodge, District Lodge or Grand Lodge. Candidates must have been a member of the Local Lodge or of a Local Lodge affiliated with District 751 for one year at the time of nomination; and shall be working at the trade for six months prior to the nomination. Candidates are also encouraged to have attended at least 50% of the meetings of his/her Local Lodge during the 12-month period ending the day of nominations.
NOMINEES MUST SIGN AN ACCEPTANCE: All nominees must sign an acceptance card for the position nominated and return it to the Recording Secretary of Local 751-C before the close of that meeting. Members not present at nomination meeting, may have their name placed in nomination only if the member nominating them submits to the Recording Secretary, at the nomination meeting, a letter from the candidate signifying their acceptance of the nomination to the office to which they have been nominated. The letter must set forth the candidate's name, properly spelled, and their card number, with their own handwritten signature and the office for which they will accept the nomination.
ABSENTEE BALLOTS: Absentee ballots shall be issued in accordance with the IAM Constitution. To qualify for an absentee ballot, one of the following conditions must be met. Member must:
1) Reside more than 25 miles from the designated balloting place.
2) Be confined because of verified illness.
3) Be on vacation.
4) Be on IAM business approved by the Local, District or Grand Lodge, as the case may be.
5) Be on approved employer travel assignment outside the area.
6) Be on Reserve Military Leave or qualifying U.S. Family Leave Laws.
Any member entitled to receive an absentee ballot (per one of the above reasons) shall make a written request, stating the reason. Such request must be mailed singly or personally delivered by the member requesting the absentee ballot not later than 30 days before the election to the appropriate address listed below: District Secretary-Treasurer, 9125 15th Pl. S., Seattle, WA 98108 or personally deliver to one of the following offices: Auburn - 202 "B" Street SW; Everett - 8729 Airport Road; Renton - 233 Burnett N; or Seattle - 9125 15th Pl. S. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. NOTE: Auburn, Everett & Renton halls are closed for lunch from noon to 1 p.m.
Questions regarding the nomination
process or absentee ballots, please call Secretary-Treasurer Bruce
Spalding on 1-800-763-1301, ext. 3310.
NOTE: This special notice is being mailed to comply with changes to IAM Constitution requiring 60 days notice of election.