Filing period opens for 12 board positions

Filing has opened for the October election period for Union members seeking a total of 12 board member positions as well as HPOU president, third vice president and secretary offices.

The sign-up period officially began Sept. 1 and will continue through 8 a.m. the morning of Oct. 7. At noon that day official voting begins and lasts through noon Oct. 22. All voting is electronic.

Final results will be posted within 72 hours. Go to

The 12 open board positions are Positions 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17 and 19 – all odd-numbered positions elected in odd-numbered years. There also are elections for two even-numbered board positions – Nos. 6 and 12. The latter two positions are open due to resignations or retirements. Appointees are serving out the terms and must stand for election.