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MREA Board Seeks Nominations

By September 13, 2012 No Comments

MREA is accepting nominations for five seats on the MREA Board of Directors. You may apply yourself or nominate someone else for these openings. To apply or be nominated, a candidate must represent a full membership district of MREA, must come from a zone in which the vacancy exists, and must agree to attend meetings. Nomination forms need to be received no later than Oct. 12, 2012 and should be mailed to: MREA, P.O. Box 155, Brandon, MN 56315-0155.  View the eligible districts.

Current open positions include:

  • North Central Zone — At-Large Representative, 4-Year Term (may be non-educator)
  • South Central Zone – Administrator Representative, 4-Year Term
  • South Central Zone – Teacher Representative, 1-Year Term
  • South Central Zone – At-Large Representative, 3-Year Term (may be non-educator)
  • South Zone – School Board Representative, 4-Year Term

View the zone map.

The MREA Board of Directors is comprised of twenty-one persons — sixteen directors elected by the membership and four statewide directors appointed by the Board. The twenty-first seat on the Board shall be used only in the case of seating the individual who holds the office of “Past-President.”

There are typically five meetings annually, plus the annual conference. Meetings held during the legislative session are scheduled in St. Paul. Board members are reimbursed mileage, and a per diem may be paid to school board and at-large representatives. Districts are reimbursed substitute pay for teacher representatives. Learn more about the board of directors.