UPIUniversity Professionals of Illinois

Local 4100, IFT, AFT, AFL-CIO

Important UPI Election notice!


The instructions indicate that you may vote for ten IFT/AFT convention delegates;  this is incorrect.  You may vote for twelve delegates, as noted on the ballot.  UPI 4100 is allotted more than twelve delegates so all those who are on the ballot will be elected and serve as delegates.

SURS Election - Vote for Steve Rock!

Remember to vote before May 1


The State University Retirement System will be having an election that begins on April 2nd and ends on May 1st. You will soon be sent an email or paper ballot from SURS that you must complete before May 1st. It is important that you vote for STEVE ROCK the IFT endorsed candidate.  Steve is a long time IFT-UPI member and is completing his first term on the Board.

The Illinois Federation of Teachers, UPI Local 4100, Cook County Community College Teachers Local 1600, Faculty Advisory Council of the IBHE, Kankakee Community College Teachers Association, Illinois Education Association, AFSCME, and the State University Annuitants Association  ALL recommend a vote for Steve Rock to the SURS board.

For more information on Steve, click the link below:
SURS Election - Vote for Rock
 

UPI 2018 Election Update - Ballots have been mailed

All ballots have been mailed to members at their home address. Please read carefully the instructions included with the ballots.
Excuse the misspelling on the instruction sheet, first line should read “This packet has one ballots with 3 parts”
If you do not receive your ballot by April 9th, you can contact Kathy McConnell by email – kmcconnell@ift-aft.org or by phone 312.614.4377 for a duplicate ballot.

Ballots must be postmarked by April 20 to be counted

UPI 2018 Election Candidate statements are now available at the link below:


Candidate statements

 


Important Candidate Information

If you are running for an UPI office, please see the Election Policies and letter from the Chair of the UPI Board of Trustees for important election information:

         

UPI Local and Chapter Elections 



                                              

October, 2017          Publication of timeline for UPI Election on UPI website

October – November, 2017   UPI Office to reconcile members' home addresses and share with chapters for updates and corrections.  Timeline postcard and ballots are mailed to members home address.

January 5, 2018  Timeline Postcard mailed to members        

January 12, 2018  Each Chapter Executive Board appoints a nominations committee. Chapter presidents will forward to UPI Chicago office names and contact info for chairs of the committee.

January 12 - February 9,  2018   The chapter nominations committees solicit recommendations from members and draw up slates of candidates for chapter and local offices.

February 12  -  March 2, 2018    The chapter nominations committees hold at least one chapter membership meeting to solicit nominations from the floor.

February 16, 2018  Deadline to become a dues member to be eligible to vote in the election.  Signed membership forms must be submitted to UPI Chicago office.  Membership list will be frozen until after the Election.

March 2, 2018 Chapter nominations committees submit all nominations and the name of the chapter observer to the UPI Chicago office.

March 2, 2018  Candidate's statements are due in the UPI Chicago office.  Statements are limited to 150 words and will be cut off if over the limit.

March 2 – 16, 2018  UPI Chicago office prepares ballots & instructions. Ballots are proofread by chapter Presidents, chairs for chapter nomination comm. and chair of UPI Trustees/Audit committee.

March 16, 2018       Ballots must be approved or corrected by this date.

March 20, 2018  Candidate's statements will be posted on UPI website - www,upilocal4100.org.

March 20 – 30, 2018  Ballots are mailed to members' home addresses.

April 20, 2018  Postmark deadline for return of ballots.

April 26, 2018           Counting of ballots by IFT  at IFT Westmont Office.

April 27, 2018            Election results will be posted on UPI website - www.upilocal4100.org


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