The By-Law Committee reviewed the referral from the National President to propose the following guidelines for the Political Action/Campaigns to be included in the UTE Regulations.
After reviewing the guidelines, enclosed is the committee recommendation.
That new Regulation 31 be adopted as presented.
Regulation No. 31 - Guidelines for Funding Political Action/Campaigns
The Guidelines apply to request the conduct of Political Action or Campaigns submitted by a UTE Local, a Region, Executive Council or the National Office.
- A Local, a Region, Executive Council or the National Office may request funding to conduct a Political Action or Campaign.
- To request funding, a “proposal for funding” shall be submitted. The proposal should include:
- type of event/campaign;
- objective of the event/ campaign, including targeted audiences;
- date/timeline of the event/campaign;
- location of the event/campaign;
- estimate of number of members attending, if applicable;
- budget for the event/campaign should include, but not limited to, costs for travel, translation, loss of salary, per diems, rentals, materials, etc.
- amount requested;
- an outline of how the event or campaign is UTE specific;
- the name and the contact information of 1 (one) direct contact person.
- All proposals must get prior approval by both the President and the 1st Vice-President before the event occurs.
- A Local request shall be forwarded to their RVP, who will forward it to the President and 1st Vice-President. All other requests shall be forwarded directly to the President and 1st Vice- President.
- An advance may be requested prior to the event taking place. Such requests are subject to approval by both the President and the 1st Vice-President.
- Within thirty days of the event/ campaign, the requester shall provide a report to the President on how well the event/campaign went and an accounting of all monies spent, including receipts for reimbursement.
Chair of the Committee