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The best team to serve you as North Area Chair and Directors!



We are three independent voices for constructive change who share a common vision of inclusiveness and union
solidarity. We are not beholden to any faction; we know that the only way to make our union strong is to respect
our diverse membership and work together with everyone for the common good.
We ask to serve you because we want to work to strengthen our unions collective ability to champion members
rights and stand up for public education. Its time to turn away from destructive internal factionalism and focus
on what really matters. We cant do this alone. We need your help. If you entrust us with your vote, we pledge to
work with all of our union brothers and sisters to:
Build union solidarity and recruit chapter chairs for all North Area schools.
Defend and empower all members and all schools, raise pay and boost morale.
Protect your contract rights and benefts from all threats.
Fully staff schools, reduce class size and secure full funding for Arts,
Health and Human Services, Libraries, Adult Education, SRLDP, Bilingual
Education, Field Trips, and more.
Make sure teachers get the subs they request, and subs get called
when requested.
Eliminate excessive high-stakes standardized testing and test prep.
Return Breakfast to cafeterias and halt the theft of instructional time.
Make schools safer and healthier for us and for students.
Hold elected offcials accountable for votes that harm our members.
Strengthen organizing ties with families, school communities, and other unions.

For information about our background and histories of UTLA activism please see reverse side.
The information herein represents the views and opinions of the candidates and does not necessarily represent or refect the opinions of UTLA.
Matthew Kogan
for North Area Chair, NEA
Jeff Pott
for North Area Director, AFT
Anne Zerrien-Lee
for North Area Director, NEA
Matthew Kogan
for North Area Director, NEA
and UTLA North Area Chair
I believe that our power is in our unity. To be successful we must
choose strategies based on the needs and strengths of our greatest
assetour members. We are a large and diverse union, and we need
to fnd a way to work together. We dont have to agree, but we do
have to work with all members, all chapters and all offcers.
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Jeff Pott
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Director, AFT
North Area UTLA Members
vote for
Matthew Kogan, Jeff Pott & Anne Zerrien-Lee
The best team to serve you as North Area Chair and Directors!
We dont just talk about strengthening our union.We work for constructive change.
We are still under attack from billionaires who see education as a
proft center instead of a call to public service. We must protect
our legal rights and benefts while we work to end this
nightmare. Thats why I oppose opening our full contract to raids
by Deasy and his marauding privatizers. Lets stand up to the
corporate bullies together.
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