Notice of Annual Trustee Elections

CTPF will hold elections for:

See schedule below for further details on voting.

Eligibility Criteria for Candidates
Individuals who wish to run for office must meet the following criteria as of October 1, 2018:

Teacher Trustee candidates must:

  1. be a Member, other than a Principal/Administrator, as defined in 40 ILCS 5/17-106;
  2. have been assigned on a regular certificate for at least 10 years in the Chicago Public Schools or charter schools within District 299 (this includes anyone who is licensed and has worked in the Chicago Public Schools or Charter Schools for at least 10 years on a regular certificate, including as a substitute); and
  3. be nominated by a petition signed by at least 200 contributors who are not Principals/Administrators, as provided in 40 ILCS 5/17- 139(1).

Pensioner Trustee candidates must:

  1. be a service, reciprocal, or disability pensioner receiving monthly payments from the Fund; and
  2. be nominated by a petition signed by not less than 100 pensioners, as provided in 40 ILCS 5/17-139(2).

Nomination Packets
Individuals who meet the criteria listed above can request a nomination packet from the Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund. Call Gail Davis at 312-604-1400, ext. 402, or email to request a packet. Completed petitions and candidate resumes must be submitted to the Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund office, 203 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2600, Chicago, Illinois 60601-1231, on or before the close of business at 5:00 p.m. (CDT), Monday, October 1, 2018.

Eligibility Criteria for Voters

Schedule of Election Events

February 15, 2018 Election packets available
October 1, 2018 5:00 p.m. (CDT), nomination packets due to CTPF
October 19, 2018 Election materials mailed and online voting available for Pensioner Trustee election
November 1, 2018 Unique voter identification numbers to be distributed by this date for Teacher Trustee election
November 1-7, 2018 Online voting available for Teacher Trustee election through November 7 at 5:00 p.m. (CDT)
November 7, 2018 Voting closes for all elections at 5:00 p.m. (CDT). All mail-in ballots must be received by this date.
November 13, 2018 Trustees sworn in during CTPF Board of Trustees meeting

For further details, please see the CTPF Board of Trustees Election Policy.

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