Elections

IEA Board Election in May

Six seats on the Idaho Education Association Board of Directors will be on the May election ballot for 2024 election cycle. They are seats representing:

  • Region 2 (Moscow-Lewiston area)
  • Region 4 (Magic Valley area)
  • Region 6 (Idaho Falls-Salmon area)
  • Region 9 (West Ada)
  • Aspiring Educator (Statewide)

To see the filing documents of declared candidates for 2024’s open board seats, follow the ‘Meet the Candidates’ link below.

The complete timeline for IEA elections, as approved by the IEA Board of Directors, can be seen below as well. 

2022-2023 Election Timeline

December 4, 2023

  • Nominations opened for State RA Delegates and IEA Board of Directors seats.
  • Forms must be sent to IEA President. Forms must be hand delivered, electronically received, or a hard copy received by this date. (60 days prior to DA)
  • RA Resume of Candidate, RA Tentative Zones, and RA Election Timeline sent to all LUP’s, Region Presidents, IEA BOD, and Region Directors via email 
  • Electronic Resume of Candidate link posted to IEA Website for online submission
  • IEA Nomination Form, Exhibit K, Board Roles and Responsibilities, and Board Code of Ethics sent to all LUP’s, Region Presidents, IEA BOD and Region Directors via email; re: IEA Board of Directors seats, ESP At-Large, Resolutions, IEA Vice President, and IEA President
  • Election Timeline and Candidate Nomination Form posted on IEA Website
  • Email sent to Category 2 members with Candidate Nomination Form & Election Timeline

December 2023

  • Nomination and Election Notice in IEA communication mailed to all members.
    Notice to include: information about electronic voting procedures and to visit the IEA website for more information.
    Reminder to LUPs to verify their members’ email addresses on file with their region office

January 2, 2024

  • RA Resume of Candidate Deadline of January 19, 2023 reminder emailed to all LUPs, Region Presidents, IEA BOD, Region Directo

January 19, 2024

  • Deadline for submission of State RA Resume of Candidate Forms
  • Forms must be sent to IEA President. Forms must be received, hand-delivered, or electronically received by January 19, 2023.

January 26, 2024

  • Deadline for submission of Constitution and Bylaw Amendments to the IEA Board of Directors for review

January 27, 2024

  • IEA Board of Directors will review and approve RA candidate list and finalized RA zones based on January 19, 2023 membership numbers
  • IEA Board of Directors will review and approve the finalized RA and IEA Statewide Elections and BOD seats election timeline

January 31, 2024

  • IEA Board of Directors and statewide candidate nomination forms reminder emailed to all LUPs, Region Presidents, IEA Board members and region directors

February 7, 2024

  • Deadline: Voting credentials for state RA delegates sent to all eligible members’ email addresses.

February 12, 2024

  • Deadline for IEA Board of Directors and statewide position Candidate Nomination Forms.
  • Forms must be sent to IEA President. Forms must be hand delivered, electronically received, or a hard copy received by this date. (60 days prior to DA)

February 15, 2024

  • Deadline: 5:00 p.m. MST RA electronic balloting closes

February 16, 2024

  • RA Ballots counted and candidates notified of results; results will be announced again at Delegate Assembly.
  • Delegates are encouraged to begin raising money for NEAFCPE.

February 26, 2024

  • Deadline: All local delegates for Delegate Assembly are due to the IEA Headquarters Office
  • Delegate lists are to be submitted online at www.idahoea.org/delegates

April 12-13, 2024

Delegate Assembly

April 22, 2024

  • Elections GOTV postcard mailed to all voting members (1.5 weeks before election opens)

May 1, 2024

  • Deadline: Voting credentials for open seats and constitution amendments emailed to eligible members

May 9, 2024

  • Deadline: 5:00 p.m. (MDT) electronic balloting closes

May 10, 2024

  • Ballots counted and all candidates notified of results

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