Nominations for the 2018-2020 Statewide Officer and Board of Directors election are now closed. Click here to view the voter guide.
SEIU Local 503 Notice Of 2018-2020 Statewide Officer (SWO) and Board Of Directors (BOD) Nominations and Election
Any SEIU 503 active or semi-active member in good standing may run for Statewide Office, Director or Assistant Director and any SEIU 503 active, semi-active, or staff member in good standing may run for Executive Director.
Statewide Officers: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Executive Director are elected in statewide elections held every two (2) years.
Duties of Statewide Officers: See SEIU 503 Bylaws for more details.
Board of Directors: Our Board of Directors oversees and makes policy decisions for our union between General Councils. Our Board includes Statewide Officers, the Retiree President, Retiree Vice President, Directors and Assistant Directors. Eleven (11) Directors and eleven (11) Assistant Directors are elected by sector, and twelve (12) Directors and twelve (12) Assistant Directors are elected by geographic region. See SEIU 503 Bylaws, Appendix 1 for Board sector and geographic region seat descriptions. Click here to view a map of Board geographic regions.
Duties of the Board: See SEIU 503 Bylaws for more information.
NOTE: Nomination forms are available online on June 25, 2018 at seiu503.org. Nominations, candidate statements and photos may be completed and submitted online at seiu503.org.
If you don’t have access to a computer, we suggest accessing a computer at your local library, at an SEIU 503 office, or using a friend’s computer. Any eligible candidate can access a computer at SEIU 503 offices during regular office hours for purposes of completing the nomination form. In the event you are unable to access a computer, you may request a hardcopy of the nominations form by contacting your local SEIU 503 field office.
Initial SWO and BOD nomination, candidate statements and candidate photos are due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 3, 2018. Nominations, candidate statements and photos must be completed and submitted online at seiu503.org. Statements are limited to 400 words. Candidate photos will be published online, along with their voter guide statement, and will also be published with the voter pamphlet candidate statement that is mailed with the ballot.
Voter pamphlet candidate statements (400 word limit) and photo to mail with ballots are due on August 14, 2018, by 5:00 p.m. at seiu503.org.
See SEIU 503 Bylaws for more election information.
Questions: For questions in English, contact the SEIU 503 SWO/BOD Elections Committee c/o SEIU 503 Legal Department at 503-581-1505 ext. 137, or email@example.com.