The District of Columbia Retirement Board (DCRB) has commenced its Retired Teacher Election. The election schedule is as follows:
|Notice of Election and Request for Nominations, Including Statement of Candidacy Forms Mailed||September 7, 2017*|
|Statement of Candidacy Forms Due to Election Official by 5 pm ET||September 29, 2017|
|Drawing of Lots for Placement on Election Ballot (may be attended by Candidates ONLY)||October 24, 2017|
|Election Ballots Mailed||November 2, 2017|
|Election Ballots Due to Election Official by 5 pm ET||November 29, 2017|
|Certification of Election Results by the Board||December 21, 2017|
|Election Results Published in the DC Register||December 29, 2017|
|Any Challenges to Election May be Filed With DCRB, in Writing,
by 5 pm ET
|January 5, 2018|
|Election results are final||January 29, 2018|
|Trustee term begins||January 29, 2018|
A Retired Teacher is defined in the DCRB Election Rules as follows:
Retired Teacher - “[A] DCPS system employee (salary class position ET 1-15) who has retired under a voluntary, involuntary, disability or deferred retirement under the provisions of the program for Retirement of Public School Teachers.” This does not include their survivors and beneficiaries.
Retired Teachers may cast their ballot via telephone or mail. If you do not receive a ballot or if you have any inquiries regarding the election, please contact the Election Official, the American Arbitration Association's toll free number at (800) 273-0726 or at (215) 731-2280.
* a corrected form was mailed on September 13, 2017 (either form is acceptable).