In accordance with the TPEA Bylaws, it has been determined by the Board of Directors that three (3) directors shall be elected to the State Board of Directors this fiscal year.  

TPEA Nominations Committee is accepting applications until April 15, 2020 to fill three elected positions on the TPEA Board of Directors.

Active Members of TPEA (state employee or retiree) who are in good standing with TPEA are eligible to run for a director position.

  • A TPEA member in good standing means the Association dues are current.
  • Directors serve a three (3) year term and serve without compensation.
  • Directors serve at large and may come from any geographic area of the state of Texas.  

Directors attend and take part in Association Board of Directors’ meetings and any special called meetings; give information to the general membership; and support and adhere to the Association bylaws, policies, and procedures. Directors always promote the Association. 

Find a nomination petition and other documents on the TPEA website.

Important Dates

Friday, March 6th, 2020 Nominating petition available to TPEA members   
Wednesday, April 15th, 2020 Nominating petitions due to TPEA office by 5 PM CT  
Saturday, April 25th, 2020 TPEA Board Secretary determines nominee(s) eligibility and certifies candidates to the TPEA President.
No more than forty-nine percent (49%) of the Directors may be an employee of the same state agency.
Only 1 of the 3 positions up for election can be a TDCJ employee.
Friday, May 1st, 2020      Voting begins

All Active TPEA members (state employees and retirees) in good standing are eligible to vote.  

Friday, June 12th, 2020 Electronic and mail in voting ends* (Tentative)  
Saturday, June 27th, 2020 Electronic and paper ballots are presented to Board of Directors at the annual meeting.  
Tuesday, September 1st, 2020 Board Member term begins  

*Actual dates determined by ballot vendor.  Eligible Members who have not voted may cast a vote at the annual meeting.