About OSBA

Election Center

The Oregon School Boards Association is organized as one general state association with up to 21 elected representatives established across 14 geographic regions to support member participation and representation.  Member boards also elect the Legislative Policy Committee and vote on the OSBA Legislative Policies and Priorites.

Please contact OSBA if you have questions about nominations or election procedures, 503-588-2800 or 800-578-6722, or e-mail OSBAelections@osba.org.

Voting information

View information about each candidate nominated including nomination forms, professional resume and responses to candidate questions.  Information is posted as nominations are received, so be sure to review your region's candidates frequently.

Nomination information and candidate forms

Candidates must be nominated by official action of a member board within the region.  Candidate questionnaires and resumes will be posted in the voting information section for voters to review.  Download the desired version of the files by clicking the appropriate icon.

This file is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Click here to download.   This file is in Microsoft Word format. Click here to download. OSBA Board Nomination form
This file is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Click here to download.   This file is in Microsoft Word format. Click here to download. OSBA Board Candidate questionnaire
This file is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Click here to download.   This file is in Microsoft Word format. Click here to download. OSBA Board Candidate personal/professional resume form

Election timelines

Download the election calendar (11K This file is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Click here to download. ). 

Election of OSBA board of directors holding odd-numbered positions (except Position 3), plus Position 2.
Date Action
Aug 22 Notice of position vacancies on the OSBA board and official nomination forms distributed
Sept 30 Nominations close
Oct 14 Official ballot sent to the membership
Nov 14 Voting period opens
Dec 16 Voting period closes
Jan 1 Newly elected regional members of the OSBA board of directors officially take office

Resolution election

Date Action
Sep 30 All resolutions to be submitted to the membership for a vote must be received at the OSBA offices.
Oct 14 Resolution details, along with an official ballot, will be sent to the membership.
Nov 14 Voting period opens
Dec 16 Voting period closes

OSBA officer election

Date Action
Sept 23-24 The currently seated OSBA board of directors meets to elect officers. Candidates receiving a majority of the votes cast for any officer position on the OSBA board shall be elected.

 

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