At the United Teachers of New Orleans General Membership Meeting on April 13th, members chose new and returning leaders for its executive council.
Dave Cash was selected UTNO President. He will be the thirteenth president of AFT Local 527 since it was chartered in 1937. “I’m excited to serve teachers, paraprofessionals, and support staff in New Orleans schools,” Cash said. “UTNO has a long history of fighting for and winning more democracy in our workplaces. We know that when teachers are at the table, students benefit.” Cash has previously served as Executive Vice President (2020-2022) and Recording Secretary (2008-2020). He will continue to work as a classroom teacher at Rooted School while serving as UTNO president.
Elections for seats on the Executive Council of United Teachers of New Orleans will take place in May 2022. During the April 13, 2022 General Membership meeting, nominations for the Executive Council elections will be accepted.
“No member shall be eligible to hold office who has not been a regular member in continuous good standing for at least one (1) year immediately preceding the final date for nominations.” (January 13, 2022). Good standing is defined as being current in dues payments. (UTNO Const