Local 249

Message From The President

August 2006

Greetings Brothers & Sisters,

Well we have been back in full swing for a couple of weeks now and we need to be united if we are to make a difference. This year we will be holding election of officers. A formal notice is in the mail to all members.

Local Officer Nominations for the following positions will be held at the September meeting. If candidates have opposition, the Election shall take place at the October meeting.



Date: Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Place: CWA Local 3218
395 Glover St.
Marietta, GA

Place: CWA Local 3218
395 Glover Street
Marietta, GA

In accordance with the By-Laws, the Nominating Committee will be presenting a slate of candidates at the September meeting. Positions to be filled include the following:

  • President
  • Vice President Mechanic
  • Vice President Conventional Bus Operator
  • Vice President Special Ed Operator
  • Secretary-Treasurer
  • Recording Secretary
  • Sgt. At Arms
  • Chaplain

Members in good standing will be provided the opportunity to make nominations from the floor for any of the above positions. All candidates must meet the following requirements:

In accordance with our By-laws Article III, Section 2 and our International Constitution Article XV Section 3. No member shall be eligible for nomination or election to any office unless he/she shall have been in continuous good standing in Local 249 for a period of twelve (12) months immediately preceding nomination. Nominations to run for office do not require a second. Members may nominate themselves for candidacy. Candidates must accept nomination at the nomination meeting or, if not in attendance, submit a written acceptance at the time of nomination.

If the slate has opposition, the election of Local 249 Officers will be conducted October 3, 2006 at the above location. Only members in good standing are eligible to vote. In accordance with the TWU Constitution Article XII Section 5, voting by proxy shall not be permitted.

Our International Officers will be joining us at the September meeting. Please come out to meet and greet them.


Wanda Smith

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