MTA and NEA Elective Offices

Nomination and election processes

The MTA provides myriad opportunities for involvement, such as becoming an elected member of the MTA Executive Committee, Board of Directors, NEA Director or the offices of President and Vice President. Members may also want to join an MTA committee or serve as a delegate to the MTA Annual Meeting or the NEA Representative Assembly.

Nomination Papers and Deadlines

Request nomination papers by emailing MTAGovernance@massteacher.org. Specify the office you are seeking, along with your full name, member ID number (which can be found on your MTA membership card) and contact information, including a valid home email address.

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There is no deadline for requesting nomination papers for President, Vice President, MTA Executive Committee and Board of Directors. Papers must be filed with the MTA Executive Director-Treasurer, 2 Heritage Drive, Quincy, MA 02171-2119, by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2020, regardless of when they are postmarked.

Nomination papers for NEA Director seats must be filed by 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020.

MTA Executive Committee

Elections will be held to fill seats representing the following Regions: A, C, F and G.

District Directors - MTA Board

Elections will be held to fill seats representing the following districts: 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A, 6A, 26A, 8B, 11B, 34C, 43C, 15D, 27D, 37E, 38E, 22F, 18G, 21G AND 44H.

Statewide Retired Member on the MTA Executive Committee

Elections will be held for one seat on the MTA Executive Committee to represent the retired membership.

At-Large Ethnic Minority Executive Committee Member

Election will be held to fill this at-large Executive Committee seat, representing ethnic minority members.

At-Large ESP Executive Committee Member

Election will be held to fill this at-large Executive Committee seat, representing Education Support Professionals.

At-Large Director for ESPs

Election will be held to fill this at-large Board of Directors seat, representing Education Support Professionals.

NEA Directors (MTA seats on the NEA Board of Directors)

More About the Election

Additional Opportunities

Delegate to the MTA Annual Meeting or NEA Representative Assembly

There are many other opportunities to get involved, including serving as a delegate to the MTA Annual Meeting or the NEA Representative Assembly. Refer to the “Election links” section on this page for more information.