Leader Resources

Chapter Meeting Notices
PSE will send a meeting notice, either hard copy or electronically, to your members for chapter meetings. Simply complete this before your meeting.

Convention Delegate/Alternate Election Notices
PSE will also send election notices when your chapter elects delegates and alternates to Convention. You may order this meeting notice by filling out the form below or by completing the Convention Delegate/Alternate Nomination & Election Postcard Request Form mailed to each chapter in February which lists the number of eligible delegates for your chapter. 30 business days required to process this request.

New Employee Orientation Video
As you welcome new hires into your chapter, this video is a great resource for educating them on who we are and what we do. Show it at a New Employee Orientation (NEO), and share with new members as a way to welcome them to PSE!

Online Chapter Meetings
As we work to create a 21st century PSE SEIU Local 1948 that develops more leaders and engages more members than ever before, the Online Chapter Meeting template is a resource to help you be successful in your local.

Download Spring 2018 Template

  • Every quarter, a new template will be available on the PSE website with a video message from the PSE State President, Executive Director, and member stories and helpful information from across the state.
  • We hope this template helps you run your meetings more effectively, and is a valuable resource for your chapter’s leadership team.
  • If you have questions or feedback, please contact: training@pseofwa.org

Levy/Bond Assistance Program
Thousands of classified employee jobs rely on the outcome of school district levy or bond elections. As a benefit to members, PSE supports classified employees through the PSE Levy and Bond Program.

Chapters participating in the program receive additional campaign contributions and political assistance from PSE to help pass these vital levies and bonds.

Fill out the request form and it will be sent to the state office for approval.

Chapter Leader Business Cards
As a service to our chapter leaders, PSE provides a small supply of business cards.

Union Leader Handbook (Coming Soon)
PSE is pleased to provide our vital leaders this handbook. It is intended to provide a brief overview of leadership issues, information on labor relations, as well as the resources that PSE offers its chapter leaders and officers.

Chapter Secretary Materials:
Even if you are a seasoned chapter secretary, make sure to check out the self-study course posted at YouTube — Tips for Chapter Secretaries.  Please download the following document as a supplement to the self-study course, it will provide examples of documents that are mentioned in the course:  Records Retention Form | Sample Election Forms

Chapter Treasurer Materials:
Do you want to learn more about being the chapter treasurer? Make sure to check out the self-study course posted at YouTube — Chapter Finances Made Simple, designed to answer the most commonly asked questions about chapter finances.

If you need assistance preparing your chapter’s annual budget, please read the Yearly Chapter Budget Projection Instructions.

All chapters are required to file an annual Chapter Financial Report with the state office by October 31st, 2017.

You may also want to refer to following reference materials to assist with Recording Minutes or look at Sample Bylaw Language.

PSE New Member Booklet
All new PSE members receive the welcome to PSE new member booklet when they are hired by a school district or university.
Download a copy of new member booklet to your computer or request a booklet be sent to you as a hard copy.

PSE Policy Manual Index
Policies are available to view upon request as follows:

Members may request to view a PSE policy if they are a member in good standing for no less than 6 months.  Requests can be made by completed form M25 and submitting it to the State Office.

Leadership Changes
To make sure critical information reaches your chapter, please complete a Report in Changes in Chapter Leadership form whenever there is a change to the leadership team in your chapter. Email the completed form to your regional PSE office secretary.

The Education and Training Committee offers several workshops.

Looking for Ways to Recognize Members?
Acknowledge outstanding service with exclusive pins and plaques from PSE.

Simplified Parliamentary Procedures
This will help you understand how to run a chapter meeting and perform your union duties.

PSE Unity Song
PSE’s Unity Song is taught to First Timers every year and sung by the entire delegation to close out our annual convention.

Consider teaching and singing it at your next chapter meeting!

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