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UTW Election Results

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Your votes have been tallied and we are happy to announce the new UTW officers and Executive Board members, who will begin their 3-year term on June 15th.

UTW Officer candidates, with vote totals:


UTW President

  • Gabe Costilla (78)          
  • Brent Lewis (284)              
  • Jeffrey Wilson [write in candidate] (1)

UTW Vice President    

  • Lori George [write in] (1)
  • Katie Warren (255)      
  • Sarah Westbury (94)    
  • Jeffrey Wilson [write in] (1)

UTW Secretary              

  • Shannon Edwards (161 / 47.2% )  
  • Ron Hobert (84 / 24.6% )  
  • Olivia Sumner (96 / 28.1% )  
  • Jeffrey Wilson [write in] (1)  

UTW Treasurer              

  • Allen Gallaway (220)    
  • Robert Tinker (105)  

Bolded names are the declared winners.

For the Secretary race, a run-off vote will be held April 19th-May 3rd between Shannon Edwards and Olivia Sumner

Winning 10 Executive Board candidates, with vote totals:

  • Tracy Callard (204)
  • Noel Lucero (169)
  • Katie Warren (161) *
  • Stephen Maurer (156)
  • Heather Brown (154)
  • Christina Herring (153)
  • Valerie Wills (152)
  • Donna Cook-Lujano (148)
  • Shannon Edwards (139) **
  • Jon Albers (134)
  • Mark Shultz (134)  

*    Katie Warren also won the Vice Presidency, so her Executive Board spot went to the next in line.

** Shannon Edwards will be in a run-off race against Olivia Sumner. If she should win the runoff, her Eboard position would go to the next in line, Teresa Kidd.  

Remaining Eboard Candidates and vote totals:  

  • Teresa Kidd (132)
  • Diane Smith (131)
  • Robert Castleberry (105)
  • Allen Gallaway (97)
  • Ron Hobert (94)
  • Nicholas Green (89)
  • Phuong Mueller (83)
  • Jared Hall (73)
  • Rachel Horn (67)
  • Martin Schoket (67)
  • Ben Stauble (52)
  • Kristal Cutler (39)
  • Amy Greiner [write in] (1)
  • Jeffrey Wilson [write in] (1)
  • Olivia Sumner [write in] (1)
  • Sarah Westbury [write in] (1)
  • Shana Balton [write in] (1)  

NEA RA delegate vote totals will be released shortly. We had many write-ins, so we will need to verify their membership and draw names for ties.  

If you voted, thank you for participating in such an important election. There is much work to be done and we are certain our newly elected leadership is up to the task!  

Sincerely,
Kimberly Howard UTW President  

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