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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 Priorities.

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.

2016 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.
Date Action
Aug 22 Notice of position vacancies for OSBA board and official nomination forms distributed.
Sept 30 Nominations close.
Oct 14 Official ballot sent to the membership.
Nov 14 Voting period opens following conclusion of all OSBA Fall Regional meetings.
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.
Dec 16 Voting period closes.
OSBA officer election
Date Action
Sept 30 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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