SEA Special Election:

SEA Members,

The results of the SEA 2020 Vice President Special Election are in!

Uti Hawkins has been voted to be your Vice President through 2022.



The SEA Vice President Special Election took place at the Monday, October 12, 2020 Representative Assembly. The Association Reps have voted and the next SEA Vice President will be Uti Hawkins, who will finish out the 2-year term that was vacated.

SEA Election Committee

The process leading up to the vote:

In accordance with the SEA Bylaws, the vacancy for SEA Vice President (VP) will be filled by Special Election at the regularly scheduled Representative Assembly on October 12, 2020. The special election timeline is as follows:  

  • August 10 - Nominations open at 9:00am.

  • August 21 - Nominations close at 5:00pm.

  • Sept 1 - Coordinated Campaign Literature Email to SEA members

  • Sept 11 - Coordinated Campaign Literature Email #2 to SEA members

  • Sept 18 - Candidate Form Q&A videos posted on SEA website (Noon)

October 12, 2020 - Representative Assembly Special Election Voting

  • October 13 - Posting of SEA VP election results on SEA website.

  • Candidates will have the opportunity to give a 3-minute speech at the RA. 

  • The election will be conducted by electronic balloting during the Representative Assembly.

  • The Chair of the Elections Committee will announce the election results at the October RA.

The SEA Bylaws and Standing Rules are available online at the SEA website and outline the duties of the SEA Vice President as well as the eligibility requirements for candidates.

The Candidate Statements and Campaign Literature can be viewed HERE.

The Election Guidelines and Timeline overview is available HERE.,

The VP Candidate Forum questions and video links can be viewed HERE.

8/21/20: The nomination forms have been received by the candidates who have submitted them.
The vote will take place on October 12, 2020 at the SEA Rep Assembly.

Thank you for participating in the election process of your union!

Click HERE to view the list of current SEA Officers for 2020-2022.

SEA Elections Steering Committee:
Jenny Nave, Chair

Carolyn Hostetler, Judy Deignan, Patty Crow, Reiko Myers, Sara Richards
SEA Staff Representative: Tim Clements-Levin