Attention: CWA Local 1111 Members
***Notice of Vacancy***
Due to the resignation of the Secretary/Treasurer there is a vacancy on your Local 1111 Executive Board.
In accordance with the Local Bylaws and the CWA Constitution your Executive Board will appoint* a new Secretary/Treasurer at our next Executive Board meeting on Friday January 30, 2015
In the spirit of solidarity, Membership nominations for this position will be accepted
Starting: Friday January 16, 2015
Closing: Wednesday January 28, 2015
Any Member seeking consideration for this appointment is requested to submit a letter of interest to the Local Executive Board containing the reason(s) you are interested and any relevant qualifications you may have for this important Officer position.
For consideration, letters must be delivered to the Local Union Hall @ 459 E. Church St. Elmira, NY 14901 by close of business on
Wednesday January 28, 2015
Please mail, hand deliver, fax, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Similar to the other Officer positions of the Local, Secretary/Treasurer is a position of great responsibility and will require a solemn commitment. As one of the custodians of Membership dues and the assets of the Local you are held to the highest standards of the State & Federal Law (LMRDA), the CWA Constitution and most importantly, to the Membership of CWA Local 1111.
Misconduct can result in penalties such as heavy fines, jail time or both. Along with the responsibilites listed below, the job will require travel after hours (no lost time pay) to record minutes of meetings and periodic reporting of finances to the Membership.
ARTICLE VIII LOCAL OFFICERS AND THEIR DUTIES Section 1 – Local Officers ...The Local Secretary-Treasurer shall -
(a) Maintain a record of the Local membership;
(b) Record and maintain the minutes of all meetings of
the Local, the Local Executive Board, or Local Officers;
(c) Furnish the District Director and Secretary-Treasurer of the Union with copies of any changes in these by-laws ten (10) days after such changes are made;
(d) Be custodian of all assets of the Local;
(e) Report to each membership meeting on the financial status of the Local;
(f) Be bonded, as must any other person who handles Local funds or other property, in accordance with * and per CWA constitution Section the Union Constitution or any State or Federal law;
(g) Cause the payment of all bills approved by the Local President; and
(h) Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Local, the Local Executive Board, or the Local President.
Section 5 – Vacancies
Vacancies in other Local offices may be filled by the Executive Board appointment until the next regular election.
* *in addition to Local Bylaws, Art XV Section 3(d) of the CWA Constitution states such appointment is "...subject to approval of the appointment by the Local membership within sixty (60) days...”