Region Director Elections

Open Director Positions

The following director positions shall be elected by region to the State Board of Directors in 2017:

Region 1
Current Director Stephanie DeWitt, San Angelo (eligible for a second term) 
Region 3
Current Director Kysha Holland, Fort Worth (eligible for a second term) 
Region 7B   Current Director Cathy Wadkins, Marble Falls (term-limited) 
Region 8
Unfilled position from 2016 **Term runs until 8/31/19** 
Region 9
Current Director Wanda Carter-Dyer, Victoria (eligible for a second term)
Region 14   Current Director Lorie Davis, Huntsville (eligible for a second term)
Region 15   Current Director Chuck Ferris, Rusk (eligible for a second term) 

 

Important 2017 Election Dates


Tuesday, March 7, 2017 Chapter and petition nominations due
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Online/mail ballot notifications sent out on each contested race
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Online/mail voting closes
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 Election results will be announced (runoff will be held if no candidate receives a majority of votes)

MEMO

TO: TPEA Chapter Presidents, TPEA Board of Directors

FROM: Wanda Carter-Dyer, TPEA State President

SUBJECT: 2017 ELECTION OF DIRECTORS FOR THE STATE BOARD

In accordance with the TPEA Bylaws, it has been determined by the Board of Directors that the following number of directors shall be elected by region to the State Board of Directors this year:

Region 1 Current Director Stephanie DeWitt, San Angelo (eligible for a second term)
Region 3 Current Director Kysha Holland, Fort Worth (eligible for a second term)
Region 7B  Current Director Cathy Wadkins, Marble Falls (term-limited)
Region 8 Unfilled position from 2016 **Term runs until 8/31/19**
Region 9 Current Director Wanda Carter-Dyer, Victoria (eligible for a second term)
Region 14  Current Director Lorie Davis, Huntsville (eligible for a second term)
Region 15  Current Director Chuck Ferris, Rusk (eligible for a second term)

The position of Regional Director is of vital importance to the Association. It requires individuals willing to sacrifice personal time and finance to the Association. The position requires both membership and legislative qualifications. The most vital qualification is membership recruitment and retention along with knowing each and every legislator on a first-name basis from their region.

It is of utmost importance that the dates of the Election Schedule be adhered to in order to assure a timely process by each Region for the election of Directors.

Questions about the regional director election? Contact the TPEA state office.