Nominations and Running for Office

Stuyvesant Parents’ Association elections are held twice a year. PA Officers and upper class School Leadership Team (SLT) parent delegates are elected in Spring for the upcoming academic year. Members-at-Large and Freshman SLT parent delegates are elected in fall, and join the PA Executive Board for the remainder of the academic year.

2023 Fall Elections

Fall Elections for the 2023/24 academic year will be held during the first PA General Meeting on Tuesday, September 12, 2023 at 7:00pm. This will be a virtual meeting. 

In order to vote, parents / guardians must register individually and retain the EventBrite Order #, so that voting can be verified yet anonymous. (Registration link coming soon)

Positions to be filled: 

Fall elections are held to name the Freshman Parent Representative & Alternate to the School Leadership Team (SLT), and to add Members-at-Large for all classes to the PA Executive Board: 1 Senior Parent, 1 Junior Parent, 3 Sophomore Parents, and 5 Freshman Parents. 

Position description and duties are listed here and within the PA Bylaws. 

To run for office:

  1. Fill out a nomination form online by 11:59pmSeptember 5, 2023 to get on the ballot
  2. Submit a candidate statement by September 7 through this online candidate form
  3. Join the PA Fall Elections Zoom with your assigned candidate number, prepared to give ~30-second statement, for the September 12, 2023 meeting. If you cannot attend the election meeting, you may have someone speak on your behalf.

Candidate eligibility and rules:

All parents and guardians of current Stuyvesant High School students are eligible to run for office, except those also employed by the DOE. 

To ensure all candidates are given an equal opportunity, all election and candidate materials will be distributed/posted by the PA, without endorsement, after the close of nominations and at least 24-hours before the election. Per DOE rules, candidates may not individually solicit votes or distribute materials in support of their candidacy at the school or through PA/school websites, bulletin boards, newsletters, chat rooms, social media, and parent email lists. (see Chancellor’s Regulations A-660)

This notice by the 2023 Nominating Committee was posted at on August 15, 2023, and distributed by email from both the Stuyvesant PA and Stuyvesant’s school administration team. Please email with any questions or to volunteer!