Election Updates

January 12, 2022

Mary Hope Griffin will be the AFA delegate to the Illinois Education Association Representative Assembly.
The 2022 Illinois Education Association Representative Assembly, otherwise known as the IEA R.A., will be held April 7-9, 2022 at Hyatt Regency O’Hare, Rosemont, Illinois. The Oakton AFA will send a representative to the IEA-RA, as we do every year.  IEA R.A. delegates will be responsible for approving the IEA budget, establishing a dues amount, modifying the Legislative Platform and Bylaws, and conducting other business of the Association.

Dear members, 

The 2022 Illinois Education Association Representative Assembly, otherwise known as the IEA R.A., will be held April 7-9, 2022 at Hyatt Regency O’Hare, Rosemont, Illinois.  The election for this position will be held electronically from Tuesday, December 7th – Saturday, December 11th, 2021. 

The Oakton AFA will send elected representatives to the IEA-RA, as we do every year.  Please consider nominating yourself or another member of the AFA to attend this meeting.  

In order to encourage the participation of ethnic minorities, each region is allotted one ethnic minority representative to the IEA-RA.  Oakton AFA members may also nominate an At-large Ethnic Minority candidate for Region 37 using the form below.

IEA R.A. delegates will be responsible for approving the IEA budget, establishing a dues amount, modifying the Legislative Platform and Bylaws and conducting other business of the Association.   

Nominations received after 11:59 pm on November 15, 2021 cannot be included on the ballot. 

A member may either nominate a colleague or himself/herself for this position by providing the information on the form linked below. Required information includes: Nominee’s name, address, phone, and a non-Oakton email address.   

To be included on the ballot, all nomination information must be sent to the AFA Elections Committee by submitting the nomination form using this link: https://forms.gle/yDqgynn7U5WbH5268

If you are unable to complete the form linked above, you can send the required information via email to oaktonafaelections@gmail.com.

The Elections Committee recommends that if you choose to nominate someone else, please make sure he/she wants to be nominated and can attend this Assembly. Our delegates will need to be present at all meetings to represent the AFA. Remember, the 2022 IEA R.A, will be held on April 7-9, 2022 in Rosemont, Illinois. 

Again, nominations received after 11:59 pm on November 15, 2021 cannot be included on the ballot. 

The election for IEA-RA delegates will be held online from Tuesday, December 7th – Saturday, December 11th, 2021. You will receive an email with a link to your ballot.  

The AFA needs your nominations, your votes, and welcomes your participation. 

Nelson Wainwright 

Ruth Whitney

Elections Committee, Oakton Adjunct Faculty Association Questions? Concerns? Email us atoaktonafaelections@gmail.com