Elections & Nominations


Become a Retired Delegate to MSEA’s Representative Assembly

If your local affiliate does not include retired members in its delegation, you can still run for a seat with the MSEA–Retired delegation.

Submit your nomination form today!

MSEA’s annual convention in Ocean City includes the representative assembly (RA), a trade show, and special events for members from across the state. MSEA-Retired members will elect up to 27 delegates.

If you’re interested in representing retired educators at the RA, become a candidate by completing the online nomination form (Optional: add a recent photograph).


Download this hard copy nomination and biography form and submit the form to the address at the bottom of the form.  


Become an Aspiring Educator Delegate to MSEA's Representative Assembly

If you’re interested in representing retired educators at the RA, become a candidate by completing this online nomination form.


Election Schedule

June 12: Deadline for Nomination Forms • 5 p.m.

June 15: Voting begins • 12 p.m.

June 26: Voting ends • 5 p.m.

June 30: Results posted online


MSEA's 2020 Elections

Online voting for MSEA's 2020 elections ran from January 27-February 21. The results are posted below. Members voted for candidates for National Education Association (NEA) Director (1 seat), MSEA Board of Directors (4 seats), MSEA Treasurer, and delegates to the 2020 NEA RA in Atlanta. Retired members also voted in the election for the Retired Advisory Council (2 seats).

The results of the 2020 MSEA Elections are as follows:

NEA Director

The results of the 2020 NEA Director Run-off Election are as follows:

Erika Strauss Chavarria       1453
Linda McLaughlin                   1295


Joe Coughlin                        6775
Total Write-ins                        59

MSEA Board of Directors 

Michelle Alexander                   3390
Colleen Morris                           2967
Philimena Owona                      2891
Donna Christy                           2860

Linda Firman                               2835
Jennifer Martin                            2789
Robin Beers                                2634
Heather Goodhart                       2397
Neil Becker                                 2329
Averill Malone                              782
Total Write-ins                              74

NEA Regional Delegates

Click here to view the results. 

At-Large Delegates

Click here to view the results

MSEA Retired Advisory Council and MSEA Retired Delegates

Click here to view the results.


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MSEA Convention

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Click here for the second quarterly update of new business items passed by delegates at the 2019 MSEA RA.