Candidate Resources

COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS

Staff:
Ann Ebesuno

Chairperson:
Walter Niemczura

Vice Chairperson:
Cheryl Leihua Lee

Members:
Wayne Akana, Unit 13
Tin-Shing Chao, Unit 13
Meghan Chin, Unit 13
Mark Eder, Unit 13
Jandee Ferguson, Maui-at-Large
Rachel Glanstein, Unit 4
Debra Hatada, Unit 6
Carla Hose, Oahu-at-Large
Mary Kaheiki, Hawaii-at-Large
Elizabeth Kapuakela, Unit 3
Peter Kealoha, Unit 3
Kelli Kuniyoshi, Unit 3
Kris Marcello, Unit 9
Jeff Morelock, Unit 14
Paul Petro, Maui
Lakea Tjomsland, Unit 3
Pomaikalani Uchibori, Unit 8
Leila Villon, Kauai-at-Large

SPECIAL ELECTION SCHEDULE

December 2016 Notice of election and nomination period announced in The Public Employee.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Nomination petitions available to candidates.
Thursday, March 2, 2017 Deadline for submitting nomination petitions. Elections Committee to verify candidate eligibility.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 Deadline to challenge candidate eligibility.
April 2017 Candidate profile and election schedule published in The Public Employee.
Saturday, March 18, 2017 Earliest date to establish voter list for mailouts.
Saturday, March 18, 2017 through
Sunday, April 16, 2017
Period during which election ballots shall be mailed (15 to 45 days before Election Day)
Monday, April 24, 2017 – 4:30 p.m. Deadline for new members and members who have lost, spoiled or not received a ballot to request another ballot be mailed.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 Last day to vote (Election Date).
Friday, May 12, 2017 – 4:30 p.m. Deadline to receive mailed ballots postmarked by Midnight, May 2, 2017.
Saturday, May 13, 2017 – 8:00 a.m.    Counting of ballots. Certify results.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 – 4:30 p.m. Deadline for protests/challenges on conduct of election.

Prepared in accordance with Article III – Elections, of the HGEA/AFSCME Bylaws, and Board Policy No. 9, Election Rules and Procedures