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LAE Leadership Elections


In compliance with "ARTICLE 6 – ELECTIONS" of the Bylaws of the Association, nominating forms for candidates for elective office and the NEA state delegates/successor delegates are provided, HERE. The list below indicates the seats on the Board of Directors for the 2018 election, as well as any restrictions and the term of each office. Candidates wishing to have biographical information and/or a picture included in the February issue of the LAE Voice must attach these materials to the nomination form. Biographical sketch must not exceed 50 words. Biographical sketch will be printed as submitted; it will not be edited for content or grammar. The parish in which you are employed places your “Associational District."

Position Seat Race Restriction Term of Office

First Associational District B None 3
First Associational District C None 2
Second Associational District A Minority 2
Second Associational District     B None   3
Second Associational District C None 3
Third Associational District A None 2
Third Associational District B None 3
Fourth Associational Disrict A None 1
Fourth Associational District B None 3
Fifth Associational District B None 2
Fifth Associational District C None 3
Sixth Associational District A None 3

CLICK HERE to download documents required to run for one of the above-mentioned offices.

Important dates

2017

December 1: Nomination forms made available

2018

January 7: Nomination forms and attachments must be sent by mail or email by 11:59 p.m.

January 13: LAE Elections Committee certifies the candidate and emails notification letters.

January 17: Obtain Database of voting members.

January 23: Deadline to challenge the certification of candidates. Challenges shall be made in writing and submitted by certified or registered mail.

February 9: Deadline for printing biographical information of candidates.

March 10: All ballots distributed.

March 31: Deadline for receipt of all ballots to neutral.

April 8: Report from the neutral to the Elections Committee. Notification of election results to the candidates.

April 18: Deadline to challenge primary results. Challenges to the elections shall be made in writing to the Executive Director and sent by certified mail.

April 22: Last day for candidates to withdraw from run-off election by notifying the Executive Director and sent by certified mail.

May 1: Election neutral distributes ballots for run-off election.

May 31: Deadline for receipt of all ballots to neutral.

June 11: Neutral reports results of run-off election to the Elections Committee. Notification of election results sent to candidates.

June 21: Deadline to challenge run-off election. Challenges to the election shall be made in writing and sent by certified mail.


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