Teachers gets reps on the retirement board -- the UFT/Unity Caucus picks their people and they are ratified by the Exec Bd and possibly the DA. What if a candidate came from the ranks? An election would have to be conducted.
The rub? You need at least a 1000 signatures from TRS members.
Rub 2: The sigs have to be in by 5PM on Thurs. Apr. 19.
Imagine if a hundred UFT members each got 10-15 sigswuuuuuuuu
Someone should toss their hat in the ring but activists would have basically the first days back to school post vacation