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57 D E C E M B E R 2 0 21 / J A N U A R Y 2 0 2 2 Duties of delegates to NEA RA 1. Each delegate will be expected to arrive at the convention site in time to ensure registering as an official delegate to the Representative Assembly (RA) with both the California delegation and NEA. 2. Each delegate will be expected to attend all caucuses of the California delegation. Normally, the caucus begins at 7 a.m. daily. Delegates must be registered with the California delegation to participate in the caucus. Delegates are expected to remain through the convention. 3. Each delegate shall attend all business meetings of the RA. 4. Each delegate is strongly encouraged to attend NEA budget committee hearings, resolutions committee hearings, bylaw committee hearings, speeches by prominent national figures, etc. 5. Each delegate should take into consideration CTA State Council and caucus policy when voting. 6. Each delegate is encouraged to participate fully in all activities of the California delegation. 7. Each delegate — state and local — will be expected to sit with their Service Center Council delegation on the RA floor or to inform the appropriate person where they will be seated. This is to ensure communication regarding RA business and/or personal emergency information of concern to the delegate, as well as to verify attendance. I understand that, as a state delegate, my attendance is being directly funded, at least partially, by membership dues. I accept my responsibility to carry out the above specified duties. Date Signature THIS FORM MUST BE FILED NO LATER THAN 5 p.m. on Jan. 28, 2022, at the appropriate office listed above. Candidates are urged to return this form by cer tified mail in order to get a receipt and ensure compliance with the deadline. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure that this document is received by the due date and time. Please give a brief biographical sketch of no more than 30 words. (If more words are used, the information that accompanies ballots will include only the first 30 words.) If you wish your ethnicity to be listed, this will not count as part of the 30-word limitation. Please print. Name Cellphone Address Home phone City, Zip CTA/NEA Member ID Number Name Chapter Personal email address Gender Chapter I am a member of : CTA NEA M F Nonbinary Category: NEA Active (Non-Supervisory) Member (including Education Support Professionals) Send to CTA Elections, P.O. Box 921, Burlingame, CA 94011-0921, or email to Higher Education CCA Member (eligible to be in bargaining unit) Send to CTA Elections, P.O. Box 921, Burlingame, CA 94011-0921, or email to CTA/NEA-Retired Member (must be member of CTA/NEA-Retired) Send to CTA/NEA-Retired, Attn. Governance Support Dept., P.O. Box 921, Burlingame, CA 94011-0921, or email to Student CTA Send to Student CTA Office, CTA, P.O. Box 921, Burlingame, CA 94011-0921 Signed I am: American Indian/Alaska Native Caucasian Hispanic African American Asian Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander I am or plan to be a declared candidate for a local delegate position also. Yes No If yes and you are elected to any delegate position (state, local, or both state and local), you are responsible for informing CTA (email to of your choice by April 8, 2022. Ethnic Grouping, Other Information: DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY For State Delegate to the 2022 NEA Convention Deadline to submit declaration is January 28, 2022 CTA Elections & Credentials Committee will begin accepting state delegate Declaration of Candidacy forms on Jan. 4, 2022.

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