Penni Cyr re-elected IEA President; Layne McInelly Wins VP Race
The IEA Elections Committee today released results of balloting that took place between April 19-May 9. Five statewide offices were contested, including President and Vice President of the Idaho Education Association. Election winners and their positions are noted below.
IEA President: Penni Cyr (Moscow)
IEA Vice President: Layne McInelly (Boise)
NEA Resolutions: Frank Robinson (Boise)
ESP (Education Support Professionals) At Large: Stacie Aspiazu-Johnson (Nampa)
IEA-Retired Board of Directors: Dick Chilcote
Cyr will begin serving her second three year term as IEA President in August, while McInelly will succeed Rick Jones as IEA Vice President. Cyr has been an educator and IEA member for 32 years, and has been involved with Association activities at the local, state and national levels. McInelly is a 6th grade teacher at Morley Nelson Elementary in Boise and is a graduate of Teton High School in Driggs and Boise State University.
“I would like to thank the IEA members for their faith in me and in the Idaho Education Association,” said Cyr. “I look forward to working with all of our members over the next three years as we continue to move forward on accomplishing our goals.”
The Idaho Education Association is the leading organization for education employees in Idaho and is the largest professional organization in the state. The IEA and its members have worked together for more than 120 years to advocate for children and professional educators, and to promote strong public schools as the foundation of Idaho’s future.