Membership

Elections & Nominations

MSEA’s 2021 Elections

Active members may run for Maryland State Education Association (MSEA) President, MSEA Vice President, National Education Association (NEA) Director (1 seat), or MSEA Board of Directors (4 seats). Those elected will also serve as delegates to the MSEA and NEA Representative Assemblies.

Active members may run for delegate to the 2021 NEA Representative Assembly in Denver, Colorado. Candidates for MSEA President, MSEA Vice President, NEA Director, or MSEA Board of Directors may also run for delegate to the 2021 NEA Representative Assembly.

Retired members may run for the Retired Advisory Council (2 seats) as well as for retired delegate to the NEA Representative Assembly in Denver, Colorado.

Student members may run for delegate to the NEA Representative Assembly in Denver, Colorado.

The NEA Representative Assembly will be held July 2-6, 2021.

2021 Election Candidates

President (Term: August 2021 – July 2024)

Cheryl Bost, Baltimore County

Vice President (Term: August 2021 – July 2024)

Theresa Dudley, Prince George’s County
Doug Prouty, Montgomery County

NEA Director (Term: September 2021 – August 2024)

Michelle Alexander, Montgomery County
Linda McLaughlin, Charles County
Suzanne Windsor, Prince George’s County

MSEA Board of Directors (Term: August 2021 – July 2024)

Neil Becker, Washington County
Michele Clarke, Prince George’s County
Thomas Duke, Prince George’s County
Justin Heid, Frederick County
Veronica Henderson, Baltimore County
Edna Johnson, Wicomico County
Felixberto Lazaro, Prince George’s County
Russell Leone, Anne Arundel County
Toni Mejias, Prince George’s County
Helen Wilkerson, Anne Arundel County

Candidate Promotional Media

The list below is not representative of the entire candidate list. The list below consists only of those who submitted media for this election. Candidates below are listed in alphabetical order. This section of media submitted by candidates does not reflect an endorsement by MSEA.

Michelle Alexander, Montgomery County

Cheryl Bost, Baltimore County
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Michele Clarke, Prince George’s County
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Theresa Dudley, Prince George’s County
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Thomas Duke, Prince George’s County
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Veronica Henderson, Baltimore County
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Felixberto Lazaro, Prince George’s County
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Russell Leone, Anne Arundel County
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Linda McLaughlin, Charles County
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Doug Prouty, Montgomery County
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Election Timeline

January 25, 2021 – 9:00 a.m. Voting begins online.
February 19, 2021 – 5:00 p.m. Deadline for all election ballots. Voting ends.
February 23, 2021 – MSEA Nominations and Credentials Committee meets to validate the election results. Results released.

If a run-off is required, voting begins March 1, 2021.