This is a final reminder that your union is holding its 2021 Triennial Election to fill Executive Board and Joint Council positions. The nomination period ends TOMORROW, May 12, 2021 at 5pm PDT. The election will take place on May 26-27, 2021. Please read on for information about the election and instructions on how to accept the nomination if you are interested in running for one of these positions.

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.

Nominated and elected by the statewide membership
1 President, 1 Vice President, 1 Financial Secretary, 1 Recording Secretary, 1 Trustee, 1 Sergeant-at-Arms, and 1 Guide

Nominated and elected by the statewide Postdoc Membership
1 Trustee and 1 Member-at-Large

Nominated and elected by the statewide Academic Researcher membership
1 Trustee and 1 Member-at-Large

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 Postdoc campus membership for Postdoc positions and by Academic Researcher campus membership for Academic Researcher Positions.

Postdoc Unit

  • Berkeley
    • 1 Campus Chair
    • 1 Recording Secretary
    • 3 Head Stewards
  • LBL
    • 1 Campus Chair
    • 1 Recording Secretary
    • 1 Head Steward
  • Davis
    • 1 Campus Chair
    • 1 Recording Secretary
    • 2 Head Stewards
  • Irvine
    • 1 Campus Chair
    • 1 Recording Secretary
    • 1 Head Steward
  • LA
    • 1 Campus Chair
    • 1 Recording Secretary
    • 2 Head Stewards
  • Merced
    • 1 Campus Chair
    • 1 Recording Secretary
  • Riverside
    • 1 Campus Chair
    • 1 Recording Secretary
  • San Diego
    • 1 Campus Chair
    • 1 Recording Secretary
    • 4 Head Stewards
  • San Francisco
    • 1 Campus Chair
    • 1 Recording Secretary
    • 4 Head Stewards
  • Santa Barbara
    • 1 Campus Chair
    • 1 Recording Secretary
  • Santa Cruz
    • 1 Campus Chair
    • 1 Recording Secretary

Academic Researcher Unit

  • Berkeley
    • 1 Campus Chair
    • 1 Recording Secretary
    • 1 Head Steward
  • Davis
    • 1 Campus Chair
    • 1 Recording Secretary
    • 2 Head Stewards
  • Irvine
    • 1 Campus Chair
    • 1 Recording Secretary
    • 2 Head Stewards
  • LA
    • 1 Campus Chair
    • 1 Recording Secretary
    • 1 Head Steward
  • Merced
    • 1 Campus Chair
    • 1 Recording Secretary
  • Riverside
    • 1 Campus Chair
    • 1 Recording Secretary
  • San Diego
    • 1 Campus Chair
    • 1 Recording Secretary
    • 1 Head Steward
  • San Francisco
    • 1 Campus Chair
    • 1 Recording Secretary
    • 2 Head Stewards
  • Santa Barbara
    • 1 Campus Chair
    • 1 Recording Secretary
  • Santa Cruz
    • 1 Campus Chair
    • 1 Recording Secretary

NOMINATION PROCEDURE FOR EXECUTIVE BOARD AND JOINT COUNCIL
The nomination period starts on May 3, 2021, and ends on May 12, 2021 at 5pm PDT. Members may accept nomination for no more than one Executive Board position and no more than one Joint Council position. Each member who wishes to accept nomination must indicate this intention by e-mailing to elections@uaw5810.org.

In the written acceptance, please 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 May 12, 2021 at 5pm PDT.

The election for Executive Board and Joint Council will take place on May 26-27, 2021 via an online vote.

All members in good standing at the time of the election are eligible to vote. Write-in candidates are not permitted. If any position is uncontested, the candidate shall be considered elected and no election for that position will be held. All candidates for contested Executive Board and Joint Council positions must be elected by majority of valid ballots cast for that position. A run-off election, if necessary, will be held on June 2, 2021 via an online vote.

QUESTIONS? Contact the Elections Committee at elections@uaw5810.org

In solidarity,

UAW 5810 Elections Committee:
Raul Rodriguez, UC Berkeley (Chair)
Elsa Abs, UC Irvine
Laura Bogar, UC Santa Barbara
Daniel Karmelic, UC San Francisco
Eric Kent, UC Davis
Lisa Schwarz, UC Santa Cruz
Daniel Velez-Ramirez, UCLA
Edoardo Zoni, LBL