Election Notice for GEO Mobilization Coordinator election



Dear GEO Members,

Nominations have closed for GEO interim elections for Fall 2015. Thank you to everyone who has stepped to nominate themselves or thoughtfully nominated someone else. Voting will begin by secret ballot starting November 30. Candidate statements will be available at the polling station and available on the GEO website soon. Please see the official election notice below:

There will be an election for GEO-UAW 2322 Officers: (1) Mobilization Coordinator


Nominations for these positions have closed. Voting will occur at the December 2nd Membership Meeting by secret ballot at the Cape Cod Lounge located in Student Union, first floor. The meeting is scheduled from 6:30pm-8:30pm, so voting will be available from 6:00-7:00pm.

In accordance with the bylaws, to accommodate those who cannot attend the membership meeting, additional voting by secret ballot will take place in the Campus Center Concourse on the following days and times:

Campus Center Concourse:

Monday November 30 10am-1pm

Tuesday December 01 1pm- 4pm

Wednesday December 02 4pm-5:30pm


In accordance with the GEO Bylaws, all officers are elected for one year terms. They will take office on June 1 of the year in which they were elected. (This is an interim election, meaning both positions will take office immediately.) For the academic year in which they serve, the officers (1)Mobilization Coordinator will receive one full time equivalent (FTE) stipend so long as such stipends are provided by the University.

One (1) Mobilization Coordinator

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: supervising membership drives; assisting in boosting attendance; attending Steering and Assembly of Stewards meetings; introducing all new members and visitors; assisting the GEO Co-Chairs in preserving order when called upon to do so; ensuring that minutes are taken at all GEO meetings; maintaining records of organization; submitting requisitions to the Local and International as needed; planning and administering GEO operating budget and chairing the GEO Finance Committee; facilitating GEO sponsorship of events and organizations; taking charge of all property of GEO not otherwise provided for; monitoring and giving guidance on procedural questions and rules; ensuring that those attending GEO meetings are either members or invited visitors; assuming duties of the Co-Chairs if they are unavailable; and assisting the union in achieving its overall mission in the workplace.

Although each officer has her or his specific job responsibilities, all three officers are jointly responsible for ensuring the smooth functioning of GEO and are collectively responsible for all the duties mentioned above.

Please contact elections@geouaw.org if you have any questions.

In Solidarity,

GEO Elections Committee

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