Elections Committee

Elections Committee

The MassCUE Elections Committee oversees the entire election process, including nominations, vetting nominees, running the election and reporting results. The MassCUE Elections Committee also collaborates with the Board on seeking appointments to the Board.  MassCUE Spring Elections are held annually in April.

Spring 2022, the MassCUE Membership will elect the four (4) at-large members to the MassCUE
Board of Directors. Any MassCUE member who meets the eligibility requirements and is interested
in serving on the Board is encouraged to nominate themself or another eligible member.

The MassCUE Elections Committee responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring that all elections procedures are followed
  • Verifying and reporting election results

Each MassCUE Committee is made up of a dedicated team of volunteers. The following make up the current Elections Committee Chairs and Committee Members.

Chair(s)

Chris Gosselin

Chris Gosselin is the Assistant Principal at the Alden School, an elementary school serving students in grades three through five in the Duxbury Public Schools. Chris received a Bachelor…

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Heidi MacGregor

Heidi MacGregor is the K-5 STEM Integration Specialist for Littleton Public Schools. Prior to this position, she taught 4th grade…

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Members

  • Danielle Klingaman
  • Jacqueline Prester

Ex-Officio members

  • Chris Gosselin (President)
  • Heidi MacGregor (President-elect)
  • Shelley Chamberlain (Executive Director)

Latest News & Updates

  • 2022 Spring Election Results

    2022 Spring Election Results

    2022 Election Results — Congratulations The MassCUE 2022 Elections voting has closed and the results are in.  We wish to extend congratulations to: Colleen Terrill, Seekonk Public Schools TJ Carron, Southern Worcester County Regional School District (Bay Path) Sarah Boyle, Milford Public Schools We would also like to thank our members who participated in the election. Sarah Boyle Sarah Boyle is an enthusiastic ...

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  • MassCUE Board Spring Elections — Nominations Open Until April 15, 2022

    MassCUE Board Spring Elections — Nominations Open Until April 15, 2022

    MassCUE Board Spring Elections Nominations are now open until 6:00P.M. on Friday, April 15, 2022. This spring MassCUE Members will elect four (4) at-large members to the MassCUE Board. If you are interested in running, please submit the materials listed on our Elections Committee page (Nomination Procedure tab) to elections@masscue.org by Friday, April 15, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.The ...

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  • MassCUE Spring Election Results

    MassCUE Spring Election Results

    Congratulations to the newly and re-elected officers of the MassCUE Board! Thank you to all who voted in the election and let their voice be heard.                                

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Nomination Procedure 

Eligibility Requirements are listed below.

The full term is for 2 1/2 years. The newly elected members of the board serve side-by-side with current board members from the time they are elected until the official beginning of their terms at the conference in the fall of 2022. The MassCUE Board of Directors determine the type and direction of MassCUE’s activities throughout the year and provide the leadership behind the many great events and resources available to members. We encourage all who run for election to review the governance procedures and strategic and operating plans found at masscue.org.

Nomination Papers

Submission of nomination papers must be made via email and received by 6:00 p.m. on April 15, 2022.

They should be emailed to elections@masscue.org . Once received you will receive confirmation with 7 days of receipt.

Nominations and background statements should be directed to the Election Committee. Please include the following in your submission:

  1. Name of nominee
  2. Home Address
  3. Title/Employer/Work Address
  4. Phone number
  5. Email
  6. Name of nominating member (if applicable)
  7. Letter of intent
  8. Background statement for the website outlining qualifications, philosophy, and/or goals or serving on the MassCUE Board of Directors. (No more than 150 words)
  9. Professional Social Media handles to post with bio (optional)
  10. Resume
  11. High quality headshot of nominee for website

Eligibility Confirmation for At-Large Board Members

Any individual shall be eligible for appointment or election to the Board of Directors of the MassCUE organization, should they meet two of the following criteria:

  1. A registered member of the MassCUE organization who actively contributes for at least one year, as determined by the Board of Directors.
  2. A community member of MassCUE who is:
    • A current or retired educator.
    • An employee of an educational entity within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
    • Or, a full-time student, age eighteen-or-older.
  3. A community member of MassCUE that demonstrates support and exhibits qualities and skills that would support the mission of the organization.

 

Questions

Please reach out to Chris Gosselin, President of the MassCUE Board of Directors at cgosselin@masscue.org

Committee Resources

MASSCUE SPRING ELECTIONS

The Election is completed and all candidates have been elected.

2020 Election – Congratulations

In Even Numbered Years 

Nominations Specifics for 2020 Election.

General Information:

Board Members Responsibilities Policy

Code of Conduct

Every other year in April we elect the four (4) at-large members to the MassCUE Board of Directors.

This year we will also hold a special election to fill a partial term vacancy for President-Elect.  The person elected will assume the Presidency at the end of that term in 2021. Candidate for President-Elect must have actively served as a member of the Board of Directors for at least one full term (2 years, April-April) and within the past five (5) years prior to the current election.

 Any MassCUE member who meets the requirements and is interested in serving on the Board is encouraged to nominate themselves or another eligible member.

Each term is for 2 1/2 years. The President-elect automatically serves a second term as President.  The newly-elected members of the board serve side-by-side with current board members from the time they are elected until after the conference in the fall of October 2020 when the transition period has concluded, and the retiring members leave the Board. MassCUE Board of Directors determine the type and direction of MassCUE’s activities throughout the year and provide the leadership behind the many great events and resources available to members.   We are a very active and engaged board and seek candidates that want to work hard and support MassCUE’s vision and strategic plan which can be found at https://masscue.wpengine.com/pages/MassCUE/About_MassCUE/Mission_and_Goals 

From our Bylaws

I. Any individual shall be eligible for appointment or election to the Board of Directors of the MassCUE organization, should they meet two of the following criteria:

A registered member of the MassCUE organization who actively contributes for at least one year, as determined by the Board of Directors.

A community member of MassCUE who is:

    • A current or retired educator.
    • An employee of an educational entity within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
    • Or, a full-time student, age eighteen-or-older.

A community member of MassCUE that demonstrates support and exhibits qualities and skills that would support the mission of the organization.

II. In addition, the Board of Directors shall make every effort to form a Board that represents and includes the diversity of the MassCUE membership and community at large in regards to race, gender identity, and sexual orientation.

III. Candidate for President-Elect, Secretary, and Treasurer must have actively served as a member of the Board of Directors for at least one full term (April-April) and within the past five (5) years prior to the current election.

IV. Educational entities, for the purpose of these Bylaws, shall include public, private, and charter schools, educational collaboratives, colleges and universities.

Those who are nominating him/her/themself or someone else for an elected position have the option of conveying his/her/their interest in being considered for an appointed position. He/she/they may do so in the letter of intent.

MASSCUE SPRING ELECTIONS

In Odd Numbered Years

Every other year in April we elect the three (3) officers – President-elect, Secretary, and Treasurer to the MassCUE Board of Directors.  Any MassCUE member who meets the requirements and is interested in serving on the Board is encouraged to nominate themselves or another eligible member.

Each term is for 2 1/2 years. The President-elect automatically serves a second term as President.  The newly-elected members of the board serve side-by-side with current board members from the time they are elected until after the conference in the fall of October 2019 when the transition period has concluded, and the retiring members leave the Board.  MassCUE Board of Directors determine the type and direction of MassCUE’s activities throughout the year and provide the leadership behind the many great events and resources available to members.   We are a very active and engaged board and seek candidates that want to work hard and support MassCUE’s vision and strategic plan which can be found at https://masscue.wpengine.com/pages/MassCUE/About_MassCUE/Mission_and_Goals 

From our Bylaws

I. Any individual shall be eligible for appointment or election to the Board of Directors of the MassCUE organization, should they meet two of the following criteria:

A registered member of the MassCUE organization who actively contributes for at least one year, as determined by the Board of Directors.

A community member of MassCUE who is:

    • A current or retired educator.
    • An employee of an educational entity within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
    • Or, a full-time student, age eighteen-or-older.

A community member of MassCUE that demonstrates support and exhibits qualities and skills that would support the mission of the organization.

II. In addition, the Board of Directors shall make every effort to form a Board that represents and includes the diversity of the MassCUE membership and community at large in regards to race, gender identity, and sexual orientation.

III. Candidate for President-Elect, Secretary, and Treasurer must have actively served as a member of the Board of Directors for at least one full term (April-April) and within the past five (5) years prior to the current election.

IV. Educational entities, for the purpose of these Bylaws, shall include public, private, and charter schools, educational collaboratives, colleges and universities.

Those who are nominating him/her/themself or someone else for an elected position have the option of conveying his/her/their interest in being considered for an appointed position. He/she/they may do so in the letter of intent.

 

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