Hundreds of MFPE members from across the state will convene in Helena April 3 – 4 for our 3rd Annual MFPE Conference.

If you’re interested in attending as a delegate, please talk to your local president. Every local MFPE affiliate is entitled to send at least one delegate. Delegates are selected at the local level. Don’t let your local go unrepresented!

If you have any questions about the process, contact Becky Thomas:  [email protected] or call 800-398-0826 or 406-442-4250.

At the 3rd MFPE Annual Conference, Delegates will:

  • Hear from candidates for Governor and Attorney General, in addition to MFPE endorsed member Melissa Romano, candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction.
  • Vote on dues, budget, new business items, and amendments to the MFPE constitution.
  • Elect statewide officers.
  • Get important updates on state and national issues that affect us as union members and public employees.

Proposed Constitutional Amendments

MFPE Constitutional Amendment #1
MFPE Constitutional Amendment #2
MFPE Constitutional Amendment #3
MFPE Constitutional Amendment #4


Nominations and Elections

Statewide Offices (2-year terms)
President
1st Vice President
2d Vice President
Treasurer

NEA Representative Assembly (1-year terms)
One District Delegate and Alternate elected in district meetings
Aspiring Educator Delegate elected by student delegates

District Officers and Board of Directors (2-year terms)
Even-Numbered District Chair and Vice Chair(s) elected in district meetings

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Announced Candidates as of January 27, 2020

President
Amanda Curtis

1st Vice President
Bill Dwyer

2d Vice President
Rich Aarstad

Treasurer
Tom Fulton
Michelle Wheat

Nominations Close during Nominations – Friday pm – April 3


Proposed Dues

MFPE’s proposed dues for 2020-21 continues the dues structure adopted by the 2018 MFPE Annual Conference.”


812 Reimbursed Delegate Expenses to MFPE Annual Conference

1. Local affiliates and/or individual delegates are responsible for annual conference expenditures MFPE does not specifically cover.
2. MFPE shall NOT reimburse individual travel costs to the annual conference.
3. Upon submission of an itemized hotel receipt and a completed conference expense voucher, MFPE shall reimburse delegates traveling more than thirty (30) miles from town of residence to the conference town up to $110 for one night’s lodging to participate in the annual conference. Reimbursement shall not exceed actual cost of lodging.
4. Upon submission of an itemized hotel receipt and a completed conference expense voucher, MFPE shall reimburse delegates traveling 300 miles or more from town of residence to the conference town up to $110 per night for two nights lodging to participate in the annual conference. Reimbursement shall not exceed actual cost of lodging.
5. MFPE shall NOT reimburse for meals purchased that are otherwise provided at the annual conference.
6. MFPE shall assist local affiliates to provide and coordinate bus or other shared ride transportation for delegates where economies of scale can be assured. Such assistance may include partial subsidies for such transportation as approved by the MFPE president. Local affiliates must request a bus or shared transportation support at least fourteen (14) days before the annual conference convenes.