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GoJet Airlines Council 31

Welcome GoJet Flight Attendants!

In accordance with the AFA Constitution & Bylaws Article VIII your Council must nominate and elect Transitional Local Executive (LEC) Council officers. The term of office begins on March 1, 2018 and ends June 30, 2020 unless a tentative agreement is ratified before the end of the term of office.  Positions to be elected:  LEC President & LEC Secretary.

As an active member in good standing, you have the right to nominate candidates for office, to run for office and to cast a secret ballot.

Nominations and elections are governed by procedures outlined in the Association’s Constitution & Bylaws, Article VIII and the AFA Policy Manual.

ELIGIBILITY
In order to participate in the nomination and election process a Flight Attendant must be a Member of AFA. This means you must complete an AFA Membership Application before you cast your vote.

Completed applications can be faxed to AFA Membership Services at 202-434-1456 or mailed to the address at the bottom of the application.

TWO-STEP NOMINATION & ELECTION PROCESS

Nominations
The first step in the process is nominating candidates for each office. Every active AFA member in good standing is eligible to nominate one Flight Attendant to each LEC Office for their respective Local Council. There is no candidate list provided for Nominations since any active AFA member of the Local Council, who is in good standing and is committed to serve, is eligible to be nominated.

You will receive a Voting Notice and Instructions guide via postal mail which includes a personal 16-digit activation code that is required to log into the voting system in order to obtain a username and password. You will then be able to access the balloting section and cast your vote. The entire process can only be accomplished via the internet in one session, but please ensure you completely follow the instructions.

Elections
The next step in the process is electing those members who have committed to serve the membership and received at least two nomination votes. Each member in good standing is eligible to vote for one candidate for each LEC Office.

You will receive the Voting Notice & Instructions along with a Voting Guide listing the candidates running for each office. This mailing will include a new personal 16-digit activation code, and similar to the Nomination process, it will allow you to access the voting system via phone or internet to obtain a username and password and cast your ballot. Due to account security requirements you are issued a new 16-digit activation code for each election.

COMMITMENT TO SERVE
Each member who receives at least two nominations and who intends on running for office must complete a Commitment to Serve form. This form is found on the AFA Election website:
www.afacwa-elections.org

ELECTION WEBSITE
The AFA Election website contains information regarding the voting process, eligibility to vote and step-by-step guides and videos. The official certified results for each nomination and election will be posted on this site under the specific Council’s page.

 

Nomination Schedule:

MAIL DATE:  01-03-18     Voting Notice and Voting Guide are mailed containing your personal    16-digit activation code

POLLS OPEN: 01-05-18     12:00 PM ET Polls Open and voting begins

POLLS CLOSE: 01-26-18   2:00 PM ET Polls close and the election count takes place.

 

Election Schedule:

MAIL DATE:  02-06-18        Voting Notice and Voting Guide are mailed containing your personal 16-digit activation code

POLLS OPEN: 02-08-18       Polls Open and voting begins

POLLS CLOSE: 02-28-18     Polls close and the election count takes place.