2018 Union Elections
The election was held March 20-23, 26, & 27 in the UA office from 9 am to 4 pm each day. All full members of UA who have paid dues were eligible to vote.
Your Delegate to the AFT Convention
Your Delegates to the AFT-Oregon Convention
All candidates will be Delegates to the AFT-Oregon Convention. The top 8 vote-getters will receive funding from United Academics to go.
- Heather Quarles
- Michael Hames-Garcia
- Regina Psaki
- Michael Dreiling
- Eleanor Wakefield
- Forest Pyle
- Gordon Lafer
- Nathan Whalen
- Sandra Clark
- Bruce Evans
- Frank Veltri
Congrats to everyone and thanks to everyone for voting!
Your Delegate to the AAUP Conference
2017 Union Elections
United Academics Executive Council
Click on the image on the left for a printable nomination form for officer positions
All officer positions are open for nomination. Nominations are open until February 18, 2017.
You can learn more about the officer positions and what they do in United Academics by reading up on the current Executive Council page. If you want to know more about the position, please do not hesitate to contact President Dreiling, the current officer in the position (we encourage multiple people to run for office!), or Executive Director Cecil.
Officer positions are for two years, beginning April 20, 2017.
Click on the image on the left for a printable nomination form for Representative Assembly positions.
All Representative Assembly positions are open for nomination. Nominations are open until February 18, 2017.
You must be in the unit and of the rank to be nominated for a Representative position.
Representative positions are for two years, beginning April 20, 2017.
2017 AFT-Oregon Convention
Click on the image on the left for a printable nomination form for the 2017 AFT-Oregon Convention
Nominations for delegate to the AFT-Oregon Convention are now open. Nominations are open until February 18, 2017.
The 2017 AFT-Oregon Convention will be held April 20-23 in Portland, Oregon.
Delegates will be expected to represent United Academics by serving on a Convention Committee, participating in events, and voting on issues.
If you choose to run for delegate and are in the top 7 vote-getters, then United Academics will reimburse mileage to Portland, provide you with a hotel room at the Portland Hilton, supply you with a per diem, and pay for your registration. If you finish between 8th and 30th place, then you will be eligible to serve as a delegate at the Convention, but United Academics will be unable to provide you with support.
AFT-Oregon represents roughly 14,000 employees in the state of Oregon, most of them working in higher education. Each year, AFT-Oregon Locals submit resolutions that drive the agenda of the union for the coming year. Locals can also submit amendments to the AFT-Oregon Constitution and Bylaws. Voting on resolutions and amendments is the main business of the convention.
2017 AAUP Annual Conference
Click on the image on the left for a printable nomination form for the 2017 AAUP Conference
Nominations to the 2017 AAUP Conference are now open. Nominations are open until February 18, 2017.
The 2017 AAUP Conference will be held June 14-18 in Washington DC at the Mayflower Hotel.
You can read more about the Conference on the AAUP website.
If you choose to run for delegate and are in the top 2 vote-getters, then United Academics will reimburse travel costs (flight and taxi, bus, shuttle), provide you with lodging, supply you with a $68 per diem, and pay for your registration.