It’s election time!  If you would like to run for one of the following GEO officer positions, please send your name and two-sentence candidate statement to staff@uic-geo.net by Wednesday, April 5th:

–Bargaining Chair: Responsibilities include attending and facilitating contract negotiations, strategizing with the bargaining and organizing teams, and reporting back to membership.

–Communications Chair: Responsibilities include facilitating Communications Committee meetings, and helping to create and maintain GEO’s messaging and online presence.

–Treasurer: Responsibilities include keeping track of all union finances, maintaining budget, and serving as chair for the budget committee.

–Co-President (2 positions): Responsibilities include chairing Steering Committee meetings, working as a liaison to the committees, and being a spokesperson of GEO.

–Grievance Chair: Includes evaluating potential grievances, interviewing grievants and investigating grievances, and working with Stewards Council members to help resolves grievances.

–Secretary: Includes keeping records of meetings, creating and maintaining files of agendas and minutes, and attending Steering Committee meetings.

–Outreach Chair: Includes doing outreach to campus unions and groups and the larger community.

–Organizing Chair: Includes working with Stewards to build membership, organize around member issues, and run contract and issue campaigns.

–Chief Steward: Includes working with Stewards to help facilitate communication about contractual rights, build membership, and organize around issues.

Voting will take place on campus April 11th and 12th on campus. Voting will also take place at the GEO 1o Year Anniversary Event on April 13th at Jak’s Tap from 5-7pm.