INSIDE THIS ISSUE - October 12, 2016
• Council 12 Nominations Currently Open!!!
United Airlines Council 12 LAX
SPECIAL ELECTION: United Council 12 and Council 60
Per Section 10.E of the AFA Constitution & Bylaws, nominations and elections will be conducted where there are duplicate United Airlines Local Councils/bases. The Category I term of office begins on January 1, 2017 and ends December 31, 2019. Officers to be elected: LEC President, LEC Vice President, LEC Secretary and 3 Council Representatives.
As an active member in good standing, you have the right to nominate candidates for office, to run for office and to cast a secret ballot.
Nominations and elections are governed by procedures outlined in the Association’s Constitution & Bylaws, Article VIII and the AFA Policy Manual.
TWO-STEP NOMINATION & ELECTION PROCESS
The first step in the process is nominating candidates for each office. Every active AFA member in good standing is eligible to nominate one Flight Attendant to each LEC Office for their respective Local Council. There is no candidate list provided for Nominations since any active AFA member of the Local Council, who is in good standing and is committed to serve, is eligible to be nominated.
You will receive a Voting Notice and Instructions guide via postal mail which includes a personal 16-digit activation code that is required to log into the voting system in order to obtain a username and password. You will then be able to access the balloting section and cast your vote. The entire process can only be accomplished via the internet in one session, but please ensure you completely follow the instructions.
The next step in the process is electing those members who have committed to serve the membership and received at least two nomination votes. Each member in good standing is eligible to vote for one candidate for each LEC Office.
You will receive the Voting Notice & Instructions along with a Voting Guide listing the candidates running for each office. This mailing will include a new personal 16-digit activation code, and similar to the Nomination process, it will allow you to access the voting system via phone or internet to obtain a username and password and cast your ballot. Due to account security requirements you are issued a new 16-digit activation code for each election.
Mail Date: 10-3-16 Voting Notices are mailed to each member. This contains your personal 16-digit activation code.
POLLS OPEN: 10-5-16 12:00 PM EDT. The polls are open and voting begins.
POLLS CLOSE: 10-25-16 3:00 PM EDT. The polls close and the count takes place.
Mail Date: 11-14-16 Voting Notice & Voting Guides are mailed. This contains your personal 16-digit activation code.
POLLS OPEN: 11-16-16. 12:00 PM EST. The polls are open and voting begins.
POLL CLOSE: 12-13-16. 3:00 PM EST. The polls close and the count takes place.