Each year MGEC holds elections for half of the MGEC Executive Board. The board provides governance for the union and direction for the MGEC staff. Any MGEC Full Member is eligible to run for any open office. Nominations are still open through October 11th for you to self-nominate if you have interest in any of these positions. Just express interest by e-mailing Dana Wheeler or calling him at 651-774-0996.
In 2019, the following positions are available: Vice President (this is a 3-year term with the roles of 1 yr. Vice President, 1 yr. President, 1 yr. Past President), Treasurer and five Director positions.
The following members have indicated intent to run for these positions:
- VP (3-year term): Jeff Cremin (DPS)
- Treasurer (2-year term): Gene Hicks (DOT)
- Director (2-year term): Hafiz Munir (DOT), Forrest Hasty (DOT), Tony Pfau (DOT), Victor Vasas (DOT), Nancy Hanzlik (DOT).
- **One director position is required to be filled with someone from an agency other than MnDOT. There are no candidates for that position yet.
Board directors receive a $75/month stipend; officers receive a $150/month stipend. The board regularly meets the 4th Monday of each month from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. (the schedule may change some months due to holidays or other conflicts). Additional meetings depend on each board members level of committee involvement. Any time lost from work and expenses are reimbursed.
Past board members describe their experience as informative, interesting and helpful.