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Nominations Invited for 2018 Election of the AAUP Illinois Conference

To AAUP Members:

The Illinois Conference Nominating Committee seeks nominations for candidates for election to the AAUP’s Officers and Executive Committee. Nominations are due now.

The conference is responsible for overseeing the affairs of the AAUP, including setting dues, overseeing finances, establishing standing committees, and promoting the exchange of ideas among the membership, leadership and staff. The conference generally meets in person twice a year usually in the Chicago area. Between those meetings the conference conducts business via frequent e-mail discussions and conference calls.

All members of the AAUP in good standing, with the exception of associate members, are eligible to be elected to conference positions and to nominate other eligible members. The committee seeks a diverse group of candidates with experience in the AAUP at the local, state, or national level.

Positions that are open for election to two-year terms are:

  1. President
  2. First vice president

Positions that are open for election to three-year terms are:

  1. Executive committee member

If you wish to nominate yourself as a candidate for an office or conference position OR to nominate another eligible member, you must submit the following information to the Nominating Committee by March 12, 2018:

  1. The position for which the individual is being nominated
  2. The name, institution and e-mail address of the individual being nominated
  3. The name, institution and e-mail address of the individual making the nomination (if not a self nomination)

Please send nominations by e-mail or by regular mail to:
Leo Welch (Leo.welch@swic.edu or lk-welch@att.net), Southwestern Illinois College 2500 Carlyle Avenue, Belleville, IL 62221, 618-632-0079.

The Illinois Conference of the AAUP seeks the nomination of members in good standing as Delegates or Alternates to both the National meeting and the Association of State Conferences meeting held June 14-17, 2018, in Arlington, Virginia. The Illinois Conference may elect up to two Delegates and two Alternate Delegates to this Annual Meeting as well as four Delegates and two Alternates to the Assembly of State Conferences (ASC). Illinois members of the AAUP who wish to offer nominations or self-nominate should forward these nominations to Leo Welch, Illinois Conference AAUP, 14 Treetop Lane, O’Fallon, IL 62669, or to lk-welch@att.net. All nominations are due to the Illinois Conference of AAUP by midnight March 12, 2018. Nominations should include the name, institution, Delegate position sought (either National meeting Delegate or National meeting Alternate or ASC Delegate or ASC Alternate), and email address of the individual nominated. All delegates should be members in good standing of AAUP, register and attend the meeting in June. If an election is needed for Delegates, it will be held by secret mail ballot after nominations close on March 12, 2018.