March-April 2020 Advocate: AFT 1493 elections: April 24 – May 1

Become an AFT leader; Local elections will be held April 24 – May 1

AFT 1493 is holding union elections in April 2020. Voting will occur from April 24 through May 1. Any AFT 1493 member is eligible to run for union office.

The district-wide union officer positions are President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary; these positions are elected by the entire AFT membership.

In addition, the AFT membership from each campus elects their Chapter Chairs, and Executive Committee Representatives. Finally, Part Time members elect their Part-Timer Representative by campus. All positions are for two-year terms (2020-2022).

For a list of officer duties review our Union Handbook. Nominations can be made by notifying your local AFT Chapter Chairs (Cañada – | CSM – | Skyline –, or our AFT Secretary ( by the deadline, April 22, or by attending the April 22nd AFT 1493 membership meeting (2:30 – 5pm, location TBA.) Feel free to contact our AFT Executive Secretary if you have any questions.