MEA-PAC Statewide Screening and Recommendation Committee

Start Date

Members by office held

 

 

Steven Cook, MEA President

Chair

 

Sigrid Grace (2014-MEA-PAC-Reg 10)

Vice Chair

Start Date

 4 Elected Members

 

2007

Patrick Tobin (2015-Northern Zone)

 

 

Stephen Elenich (2015 Alternate – Northern Zone)

 

2013

Frank Burger (2015-Central Zone)

 

 

Vacancy 2015 (2015 Alternate – Central Zone)

 

2011

Dennis Bruck (2015-Eastern Zone)

 

 

Joshua Gignac (2015 Alternate – Eastern Zone)

 

2011

Pam Schultz (2015-Southern Zone)

 

 

Millie Lambert (2015 Alternate Southern Zone)

 

Start Date

MEA Board Members

 

2012

Liza Parkinson (2014-BdM-Reg 6)

 

2008

Sid Kardon (2014-BdM-Reg 7)

 

Start Date

Members by position held

 

2010

Gerald Faye (2014-MAHE-Reg )

 

2010

Judy Foster (2016-MEA Retired)

 

Check Oct.’13

Robert Gaines III (2014-MCC-Reg 7) Ex-Officio, without vote

 

Check

Oct. ‘13

Connie Boylan (2014-ESP) Ex Officio , without vote

 

 

Doug Thering (MEA Republican Educators’ Caucus Chair) Ex-Officio, without vote

 

 

Don Tilley (MEA Democratic Educators’ Caucus) Ex-Officio, without vote

 

 

Gretchen Dziadosz, MEA Executive Director, Ex-Officio, without vote

 

Alt.

Vacancy (Central Zone), Vacancy (Eastern Zone), Vacancy (Northern Zone), Vacancy (Southern Zone)

 

2013-14 Charge:

To help ensure that the education of our students and the working environments of our members are of the highest quality

PURPOSE:   

Screen candidates for statewide political office and make recommendations as necessary.

MEA-PAC Policies and Procedures

C.       Statewide screening and recommendation procedures

          II.      Statewide Screening and Recommendation Committee

A.       A committee composed of the following persons is authorized to screen and recommend or not recommend to the MEA-PAC Governing Board candidates for the statewide political offices of governor and U.S. Senate and to screen and recommend or not recommend candidates for the statewide political offices of attorney general, secretary of state, state board of education, major university boards, and judgeships on behalf of MEA-PAC.

          1.  The MEA-PAC chairperson (or designee);

          2.  The MEA-PAC vice chairperson;

          3.  Four (4) MEA-PAC Council delegates elected by the MEA-PAC Council, with no more than one (1) elected from each MEA zone;

          4.  A person elected by the MEA Minority Concerns Committee;

          5. Two (2) MEA Board of Directors members appointed by the MEA president, subject to confirmation by the MEA Board of Directors;

          6.  The presiding officer of the MEA ESP Caucus, MAHE and MEA-Retired or designee serving ex officio, without vote;

          7.  The Educator Caucus chairperson of the two (2) major political parties or designee serving ex officio, without vote;

          8.  An MEA staff person serving as an ex officio member, without vote.