Local 1211 Executive Board Nominations

Please nominate a member of your council for each position listed below.  All nominees will be contacted to confirm they want to run for the position.  Nominations are due on 5/7 and elections will run May 17th-May 19th.

In Unity,

Derek Fivelson

Vice President of Communications

Local 1211 Officer and Delegate Nominations 2021

  • The President shall preside over all meetings of the Executive Board and General Membership. 1. Be ex-officio member of all committees. 2. Be the spokesperson for the Local to the media. 3. Approve all Union leave requests. 4. Develop all organizing plans and oversee all organizing efforts. 5. Develop an annual Political Action Plan and oversee all political action. 6. Actively participate in and regularly attend Chambers of Commerce meetings to which the Local has membership. 7. Attend a minimum of one council meeting per year for each council in the Local. 8. Attend Local events. 9. Regularly attend fundraisers on behalf of the Local. 10. Meet regularly with legislators, political activists, other unions, etc. 11. Attend conventions on behalf of the Local (i.e., IFT, AFT, etc.) 12. Act as the Local liaison with the Illinois Federation of Teachers.
  • The Vice-President of Operations shall perform the duties of the President when the President is absent and specific Union assignments as well as perform specific Union duties as assigned. 1. Oversee all office expenditures. 2. Maintain the facility and equipment. 3. Oversee all professional development and training (i.e., IFT, AFT, ULI, Local, etc.). 4. Oversee all convention protocols, delegates, and expenditures. 5. Record meeting minutes. 6. Oversee the facilitation of all grants and scholarships (i.e., Megel, Lee, CFL, etc.) 7. Attend Local events. 8. Participate in professional development annually.
  • Vice-President of Communications shall perform specific Union assignments as well as perform specific Union duties as assigned. 1. Act as Local website superadmin and maintain the website. 2. Oversee all communications between the Local and its councils. 3. Develop visuals and graphics for all presentations and meetings. 4. Oversee and facilitate all Local elections. 5. Oversee all council elections. 6. Oversee the facilitation of three meetings annually with Council Website Admins. 7. Act as liaison between website developer and server hosts and the Local. 8. Attend Local events. 9. Participate in professional development annually.
  • Vice-President of Community Outreach shall perform specific Union assignments as well as perform specific Union duties as assigned. 1. Oversee and facilitate all membership events. 2. Develop and implement an annual Member Engagement Plan. 3. Oversee all IFT/AFT member programs. 4. Act as liaison between members and the Executive Board. 5. Attend Local events. 6. Participate in professional development annually.
  • The Secretary-Treasurer shall be the chief financial officer of the Local. 1. Shall collect all money and receipts for Union expenses. 2. Shall make all deposits and pay financial obligations of the Local as directed by the Executive Board. 3. Shall chair the budget committee and prepare the annual budget. 4. Will arrange for a professional audit hired by the Executive Board to prepare for the annual audit required by the IFT and AFT.
  • Each Council shall have one delegate on the Executive Board for the First one hundred (100) members, or part thereof. Additional delegates will be based on each additional one hundred (100) members or major part thereof (51).