2024 AALA Elections

AALA Self-Nomination Procedures

  • All candidates for any office must be active regular members of the Association.
  • All candidates for a department position of vice president or director must be members of that department.
  • All candidates will submit a nomination application, including an election statement of not more than 100 words, by Monday, February 5, 2024.
  • The application material submitted must be electronically signed by the candidate.
  • For the 100-word statement, candidates may not use the names of their opponent(s); the statement will be reproduced and distributed exactly as submitted; and there will be no corrections, alterations or changes of any sort in the text submitted.
  • Prior to the emailing of ballots, all candidates shall have the opportunity to verify their original statement.
  • Self-nominations may be made at the Thursday, February 8, 2024 Representative Assembly meeting. Application and 100-word statement of candidates nominated at the Representative Assembly meeting are due in the AALA office by Thursday, February 15, 2024.

Sources: AALA Constitution

The electronic self-nomination form is now available. Click HERE to access form.

2024 ELECTION CALENDAR

Thursday 1-18-2024Executive Board. Distribution of Election Calendar
Thursday  1-25-2024Distribution of self-nomination forms (Via e-mail and Update)
Monday 2-05-2024Deadline for self-nomination forms to be received in the AALA office
Thursday 2-08-2024Representative Assembly.  Candidates announced –opportunity for nominations from the floor  
Thursday 2-15-2024Statements of nominations from the floor due in the AALA office
Wednesday 2-21-2024Distribution of electronic ballots and candidates’ statements to AALA members
Friday 3-01-2024Deadline for return of electronic ballots
Thursday 3-07-2024Distribution of electronic run-off ballots  (if necessary)
Thursday 3-14-2024Deadline for return of electronic run-off ballots
Friday  3-15-2024Results Announced in Update
OFFICERS TO BE ELECTED INCUMBENT
AALA President    Nery Paiz
Adult Director Julio Melara
Elementary Vice President  Manuel Nava
Secondary Vice PresidentBlanca Cruz
School Support Administrator Director  Angela Sandoval
Unit J Director  Manuel Montenegro
Early Education Director Viken Kazarian