Nominations sought for ESP Caucus Board

Nominations are being accepted for several positions on the MEA ESP Caucus Executive Board. Open positions are as follows beginning Sept. 1, 2024:

PRESIDENT: 1 Position — Sept. 1, 2024 to Aug. 31, 2027

VICE-PRESIDENT: 1 Position — Sept. 1, 2024 to Aug. 31, 2027

SECRETARY: 1 Position — Sept. 1, 2024 to Aug. 31, 2027

AT-LARGE: 4 Positions — Sept. 1, 2024 to Aug. 31, 2027

DIRECTOR BY CLASSIFICATION FOOD SERVICE: 1 Position — Sept. 1, 2024 to Aug. 31, 2027

MAINTENANCE: 1 Position — Immediate to Aug. 31, 2025

HIGHER EDUCATION: 1 Position — Sept. 1, 2024 to Aug. 31, 2027

Elections to the ESP Caucus Executive Board will take place during the MEA Spring Representative Assembly on April 19-20, 2024. Information needed for each candidate includes: name, present occupation, home address, home and work telephone numbers, home email address, school district, name of nominee’s local ESP association and written consent of the candidate running for office.

Candidates and nominators must be members in good standing of MEA/NEA. Information must be received no later than Feb. 20, 2024 and should be mailed to: Gezelle Oliver, MEA/ESP Department, PO Box 2573, 1216 Kendale Blvd., East Lansing, MI 48826-2573, or it can be sent via email to .

Additional nominations will be accepted from the floor at the MEA/ESP Caucus meeting on Friday, April 19, 2024. Candidates will be given up to three minutes to address delegates. Biographical sketches can be sent to Heather Traxler, MEA staff assistant to the ESP Caucus, at Questions about the elections should be directed to Jim Sparapani, ESP Caucus elections chair, at

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We are saddened to report the passing of Juwan Willis, whose exceptional contributions to his Oakland County CTE students and colleagues were featured in the December Voice magazine cover story. On behalf of the entire MEA, we send deepest condolences to his family, friends, colleagues and students.