Apr 092018
 

EXECUTIVE BOARD NOMINATIONS
All UAW 5810 members in continuous good standing for 1 year prior to accepting nominations are automatically nominated for the following statewide three-year Executive Board offices. Executive Board offices are nominated and elected by the statewide membership:

1 President
1 Vice President
1 Financial Secretary
1 Recording Secretary
3 Trustees
1 Sergeant-at-Arms
1 Guide

JOINT COUNCIL NOMINATIONS
All UAW Local 5810 members in continuous good standing for 45 days prior to accepting nominations are automatically nominated by campus for the following three-year Joint Council offices. Joint Council offices are nominated and elected by campus unit membership:

Berkeley
1 Campus Unit Chair
1 Campus Recording Secretary
4 Head Stewards

Davis
1 Campus Unit Chair
1 Campus Recording Secretary
2 Head Stewards

Irvine
1 Campus Unit Chair
1 Campus Recording Secretary

LBL
1 Campus Unit Chair
1 Campus Recording Secretary
1 Head Steward

Los Angeles
1 Campus Unit Chair
1 Campus Recording Secretary
3 Head Stewards

Merced
1 Campus Unit Chair
1 Campus Recording Secretary

Riverside
1 Campus Unit Chair
1 Campus Recording Secretary

San Diego
1 Campus Unit Chair
1 Campus Recording Secretary
4 Head Stewards

San Francisco
1 Campus Unit Chair
1 Campus Recording Secretary
3 Head Stewards

Santa Barbara
1 Campus Unit Chair
1 Campus Recording Secretary

Santa Cruz
1 Campus Unit Chair
1 Campus Recording Secretary

UAW CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION DELEGATE NOMINATIONS (June 10-14, 2018 in Detroit, MI)
To be eligible to serve as a delegate to the UAW Constitutional Convention, a member must have been in continuous good standing in the International Union for twelve (12) months immediately preceding the first day of the month in which the convention is held and shall have been a member of their union for 3 months immediately preceding the first day of the month in which the convention is held. All delegates are nominated and elected by the Local Union membership. All eligible members are automatically nominated for the following positions:

6 delegates to the UAW Constitutional Convention

NOMINATION PROCEDURE FOR EXECUTIVE BOARD, JOINT COUNCIL, AND UAW CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION DELEGATE
Members may accept nomination for no more than one Convention Delegate, no more than one Executive Board position and no more than one Joint Council position starting on April 10, 2018 at 12am PDT. Each member who wishes to accept nomination must indicate this intention in writing by mailing or delivering it to 2030 Addison Street, Suite 640B, Berkeley, CA 94704, or by e-mailing to elections@uaw5810.org. In the written acceptance, specify the position(s) you are accepting nomination for and how you wish your name to appear on the ballot. Members accepting nomination may also submit a candidate statement (up to 500 words). Written acceptance and optional candidate statements must be received no later than April 19, 2018 at 5pm PDT.

QUESTIONS? Contact the elections committee at elections@uaw5810.org

ELECTION ON MAY 3, 2018
The election for Executive Board, Joint Council, and Convention Delegates will take place on May 3, 2018. Please check below for your campus voting location and times.

Campus Time Location
Berkeley 10am – 6pm Koshland Hall, Main Entrance
Davis 10am – 6pm Outside the Silo, facing Hutchison Drive
Irvine 10am – 6pm Ring Road, in front of Frederick Reines Hall (FRH)
LBL 10am – 6pm Outside of the LBL Cafeteria, Building 54
Los Angeles 10am – 6pm Court of Sciences, in front of Young Hall
Merced 10am – 6pm Lantern Cafe (first floor of Kolligian Library)
Riverside 10am – 6pm Webber Hall, outside west entrance
San Diego 10am – 6pm Basic Science Building, outside of the Medical Library
San Francisco 10am – 1pm
2pm – 6pm
Mission Bay campus – Rock Hall in front of 4th Street entrance
Parnassus campus – Kalmanovitz Library, in front of the main entrance
Santa Barbara 10am – 6pm Courtyard Café (Nano Café)
Santa Cruz 10am – 6pm Between the Science and Engineering Library & Natural Sciences 2

All members in good standing at the time of the election are eligible to vote at their campus. Membership may be obtained at the polling sites. The election will be by secret ballot. Write-in candidates are not permitted. Voting must be in person. There will be no absentee ballots. If any position is uncontested, the candidate shall be considered elected and no election for that position will be held. All candidates for contested positions must be elected by majority of valid ballots cast for that position. A run-off election, if necessary, will be held on May 10, 2018 at the same times and locations shown above.

Sincerely,

UAW Local 5810 Elections Committee:

Gokul Ramaswami (Chair), UC Los Angeles
Zahra Hemmatian, UC Berkeley
Gaurav Sharma, UC Davis
Maryam Zahiri Azar, UC Irvine
Agustina De Francesco, UC Riverside
Caitlin Taylor, UC Santa Barbara
Gerardo Cortes, UC Santa Cruz
Mariana Gomez Schiavon, UC San Francisco