Candidate filings for Education Minnesota officer and National Education Association director positions are now open. Candidate filings for Education Minnesota’s Governing Board election district positions will open Nov. 1.
The current three-year terms for president, vice president and secretary-treasurer will expire June 30, 2022. Candidates for these offices will file by submitting a filing form below to the Education Minnesota Office of the Elections Committee by Dec. 10.
These offices are now held by President Denise Specht, Vice President Bernie Burnham and Secretary-Treasurer Rodney Rowe.
The current terms for two NEA director positions now filled by Marty Fridgen and Heather Bakke will expire Aug. 31, 2022.
Candidates for these positions will file a form by Dec. 10. The filing form for these positions are on the next page.
Education Minnesota is governed by an elected board, made up of a member from each of the union’s 26 election districts. The current three-year terms for all 26 seats will expire June 30, 2022. Candidates for the next three-year term (July 1, 2022-June 20, 2025) will file by submitting the filing form on the next page by Dec. 10.
All of these forms are also available as writable PDFs on the Education Minnesota website.
Governing Board candidate filing form
Download and complete the Governing Board – Election District candidate filing form.