Local 2544 2017 Nomination Meeting October 11, 2017




The nominations and election will be conducted in accordance with the

Civil Service Reform Act of 1958 (CSRA) and Part 458 of the Code of Federal Regulations, and insofar as lawful and practicable with the provisions of the AFGE Constitution and the Local 2544 Bylaws.



Nominations will be conducted for the following offices: President; Treasurer; Executive Vice President; Secretary; 1st Vice President; 2nd Vice President; and 3rd Vice President.  In accordance with Local Union 2544 Bylaws Section 18, all elected officers of the local will be delegates to the National Convention, District Caucus, National Border Patrol Council Convention, or any other meeting where delegates might be required in the order listed above.



Candidates elected in the election will be installed at the general membership meeting held on December 13, 2017 at the Local 2544 Union office at 2185 West Magee Rd Suite 125, Tucson AZ 85742 at 6:00 pm. The term of office shall run for three (3) years ending in December 2020.



Nominations for all officer positions of Local Union 2544 will be accepted from the floor at the Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 6:00 p.m. membership meeting held at the union office located at:

2185 West Magee Road, Suite125, Tucson, Arizona 85742.

Nominations for Officers may also be made in writing and sent to:

Local 2544 Election Chairman

2185 West Magee Road, Suite 125, Arizona 85742

Written nominations shall include

the nominator’s full name, address, work duty station, and the full name of the nominee.

Self-nominations will be permitted.

To be eligible to nominate candidates, a member must be in good standing at the time of the nomination meeting. Dues must be current (paid through September 2017) by the time of the nomination meeting.  No member will be allowed to be a candidate for more than one office in the election.  To be eligible for nomination, nominees must have been a member in good standing for one year (October 2016 through September 2017) of an AFGE local. The candidate cannot be a member of any labor organization that is not affiliated with the AFL-CIO. Candidates must accept the nomination in writing at the nomination meeting.  If the nominee is not in attendance, they will be notified in writing or verbally by the Election Chairman of their nomination and shall have until 5:00 p.m. on October 17, 2017, to provide written acceptance of their nomination.  In the event that the nomination acceptance is not received by the Election Chairman by October 17, 2017, the nominee shall be deemed for all purposes to have declined the nomination(s) for the office(s) for which the nominee has been nominated.


All candidates have the right to review Local 2544 membership list. If a candidate wishes to do so, they will have to make an appointment with:

 Local 2544 Treasurer Samantha Covino




The Election Committee will decide when the elections will begin, the dates, times, and how the election will be conducted. Once that information becomes it will be posted on the Local 2544 website and social media sites as well as posted on Union Boards. The 2017 Election committee will be voted on and formed prior to nominations and a separate announcement will be made for that committee.

Nomination notification

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