MESPA elections will occur in odd numbered years, as stipulated by Article V, Section 2 in our Bylaws, for President-Elect and Secretary/Treasurer no later than 15 calendar days after the MESPA Annual Meeting (February). Elections for the NAESP State Representative will be held in conjunction with MESPA officer elections.
The success of our association begins with the election of quality leadership. Exercise your membership right and vote for the MESPA candidates you believe will best represent your needs as an elementary or middle level principal, and who will continue to assist in the development of strong association programs within the framework of our strategic goals.
Elections are conducted in accordance with our Bylaws (Article V, Section 2). This will be an electronic election process.
An electronic ballot will be e-mailed to all active MESPA members not later than 15 calendar days following the MESPA Annual Meeting. Voting will continue no longer than 30 calendar days following the MESPA Annual Meeting.
They will be tabulated electronically and verified by the MESPA Election Committee
Election results will be announced on the MESPA Web site, in the MESPA E-News, and in the May MESPA Advocate.
Terms of Office
MESPA President-Elect: five-year commitment
Two years as MESPA President-Elect
Two years as MESPA President
One year as Past President
MESPA Secretary/Treasurer: two-year commitment The officer can be re-elected one time, for a two-term maximum.
NAESP State Representative: three-year commitment The officer can be re-elected one time, for a two-term maximum.
Learn about your candidates
Once candidates have been nominated (by September of election years), statements from each candidate will be posted on this site in early December.
Meet the candidates
During election years, you can meet the candidates at the MESPA Institute in February. Candidates will have an opportunity to speak during this conference.