Become a PAT Leader: Run for a Elected Position

The PAT Nominations & Elections Committee announces that nominations for PAT Elected Positions will open on November 17, 2021, at the November PAT Representative Assembly.

The positions open for nominations include: 

  • PAT President
  • PAT Vice President
  • PAT Treasurer
  • PAT Secretary
  • PAT Executive Board Directors (5 positions)
  • PAT Delegate to the Oregon Education Association Representative Assembly (OEA RA)
  • PAT Delegate to the National Education Association Representative Assembly (NEA RA)

Any PAT member in good standing may run for any of these positions. Non-members are not eligible to run for an elected union office. Detailed information about the terms and duties of the positions and the Nomination Form may be found on our website.

Nominations for Executive Board and Officer candidates close on Friday, January 7, 2022, at 5:00 PM. Speeches need to be recorded prior to the January 2022 Representative Assembly. 

Nominations for OEA and NEA RA Delegates close at the January Representative Assembly, at 7:00 PM on January 12.

The Voters’ Pamphlet and Ballots will be sent electronically to members on February 7, 2022. Votes must be cast by 5:00 PM on Thursday, February 24, 2022.

For more information, you can refer to the Nomination Letter to All Members and the PAT Nominations and Elections Handbook.