Regional and Retired Ethnic Minority Delegates

Nomination and election process 

Regional ethnic minority delegates for active members to the MTA Annual Meeting are elected each year in March and April in conjunction with NEA delegate/Director elections. For retired members, two retired ethnic minority delegates will be elected in February and March, in conjunction with the retired delegate elections for NEA-RA and Annual Meeting. The 2025 Annual Meeting will take place May 2-3 at the MassMutual Center in Springfield.

Who is eligible to run?


Nominations will open in November 2024.

For Retired Ethnic Minority Delegate positions, the nomination deadline is 5 p.m., Friday, Jan. 10, 2025.

For Regional Ethnic Minority Delegate positions (among active members), the nomination deadline is 5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 7, 2025. 

Submit Nomination

Reimbursement by the MTA

The MTA will reimburse up to $450 for eligible expenses incurred by each regional and retired ethnic minority delegate to the Annual Meeting.

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