Elections & Nominations


This year, MSEA members will elect the MSEA Treasurer, four members to MSEA’s Board of Directors, and two members to the National Education Association’s Board of Directors (these leaders will also serve on MSEA’s Board of Directors). MSEA’s board meets eight times each school year; NEA’s board meets three times a year and during the NEA Representative Assembly. The more than 40 regional and state Delegates to the NEA RepresentativAssembly—this year held June 30–July 5 in Boston—are elected by each of MSEA’s 39 local associations. They’ll debate issues that impact public education and set the association agenda as well as policy and activities for the year ahead.

Voting closed on February 24. 

Below you will find the MSEA election results that were verified by the MSEA N&C Committee. Click on the links below to view the election results.

2017 Election Results for Delegates to the NEA RA

2017 Election Results for MSEA's Board of Directors and NEA's Board of Directors

2017 Retiree Election Results

2017 Run-off Election Results

Position Descriptions

MSEA Treasurer
Three-year term
The MSEA Treasurer receives and keeps an accurate account of all funds belonging to the Association; signs checks necessary to pay such expenses as have been approved by the president and the executive director or designated representatives; and prepares and presents a financial statement at the annual representative assembly of the Association.

MSEA Director
Three-year term
MSEA’s Board of Directors is comprised of three officers, eight MSEA directors, and four NEA directors. The board is responsible for the fiscal affairs and general management of the association, the interpretation/implementation of policies, the preparation of the proposed two-year budget, and much more.

NEA Director
Three-year term
NEA’s Board of Directors consists of at least one director from each state affiliate plus an additional one for every 20,000 active members. With 72,000 members, MSEA has four NEA directors. NEA directors are also members of MSEA’s Board of Directors.

MSEA Delegate to the NEA Representative Assembly and Convention
Every year, MSEA members elect nearly 70 of their colleagues to represent MSEA as delegates to the annual NEA Representative Assembly (RA). These state delegates, plus delegates elected by each of MSEA’s 39 local associations, comprise the MSEA delegation to the RA. Over the course of the RA, they debate the vital issues that impact American public education and set association policy and activities for the year ahead.

Election Calendar

November 18, 2016
All forms due at MSEA headquarters by 5:00 p.m.

January 30, 2017
Voting begins at 9:00 a.m. at marylandeducators.org.

February 24, 2017
Voting closes at 5:00 p.m.

March 1, 2017
Election results validated and released.