Notice of Election
SamCERA Board of Retirement
SAN MATEO COUNTY EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION (SamCERA)
NOTICE OF ELECTION TO THE BOARD OF RETIREMENT – GENERAL MEMBER AND SAFETY MEMBER AND ALTERNATE SAFETY MEMBER SEAT
There will be an election conducted via mail ballots on June 11, 2018, for active member seats on the Board of Retirement. The election will be for one GENERAL MEMBER to fill the second position and one SAFETY MEMBER to fill the seventh position. An ALTERNATE SAFETY MEMBER will also be elected as part of the Safety Member election. See important dates below.
General Member Eligibility: Candidates must be active General members. Each candidate shall be nominated by a petition signed by not less than ten (10) active SamCERA General members.
Safety Member Eligibility: Candidates must be active Safety or Probation Safety members. Each candidate shall be nominated by a petition signed by not less than ten (10) active Safety or Probation Safety members.
Alternate Safety Member Seat: For the purposes of this election, Safety membership is divided into two groups, Probation and Sheriff. The candidate for the Safety member seat who receives the highest total number of votes will be elected to the Safety member seat. The candidate who is in a different group from the candidate elected to the Safety member seat and who receives the highest number of votes of any candidate of that group will be elected as Alternate Safety member.
Member Terms: The General member, the Safety member and the Alternate Safety member shall serve from July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2021.
Required Nomination Petitions & Declarations of Candidacy: These forms will be available and can be circulated beginning Monday, April 16, 2018 through Monday, May 7, 2018. Only SamCERA members can sign the nominating petition and no member shall sign more than one nominating petition for this election. Qualified Candidates may obtain petitions in person at:
COUNTY ELECTIONS OFFICE
40 TOWER ROAD IN SAN MATEO
Completed Nomination Petitions & Declarations of Candidacy: These completed forms must be filed in person with the County Elections Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 7, 2018.
Contact Candidate Filing Officer, Michelle Yue, at 312-5293, if you have any questions or wish to make an appointment to take out Candidacy Papers. This election will be held in accordance with Article IV of the Regulations of the Board of Retirement which can be found on SamCERA’s website under Board Governance.
Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder