Election Rules 2016

– Complete Election Rules

– Local Certification Policy

– Local Nomination Policy

 


 

RULES FOR CONDUCTING THE 2016 ELECTION OF ASSOCIATION
OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS

In accordance with provisions set forth in Article VII of the PSCOA Constitution and existing written Policies adopted by the Executive Board, the Executive Board, upon the recommendation of the Election Committee, has adopted the following rules, processes and procedures to govern the election process and assure a fair and impartial procedure that will protect the rights of all members of the Association.

 

NOTICE OF NOMINATIONS AND ELECTION

On March 29, 2016, or at such earlier time as the Election Committee may determine, a notice of the nomination meeting and these rules shall be provided to members of the Association by posting at each facility and/or by posting such notice and Election Rules on the Association website.

 

OFFICES AND POSITIONS TO BE FILLED BY ELECTION

The offices and/or positions to be filled by election are:
(1) President;
(2) Executive Vice President;
(3) Two (2) Vice Presidents;
(4) Secretary/Treasurer; and
(5) Eight (8) At-Large Executive Board positions [at least two (2) of the eight (8) at large Executive Board positions shall be filled by members who are not
Corrections Officer I or Corrections Officer II]*

 

NOMINATION PROCESS

A Special Meeting of the membership will be held on May 4, 2016, at the Smithfield Fire Company, 10 Firehouse Lane, Huntingdon, PA 16652 for the purpose of conducting nominations for the positions of Association officers and Executive Board members. This will be a specially noticed meeting and the only subject on the agenda shall be the receipt of nominations.

The Special Meeting shall convene at 12:30 p.m. and continue until 3:30 p.m. during which time nominations shall be made and received. Upon the completion of the nomination process, the meeting shall be adjourned, with no other business being conducted. If the Election Committee determines that additional time is needed in order to allow sufficient time for nominations to be made or determinations to be made, the Committee shall have the discretion to extend the closing, as required.