About OSBA

OSBA Board

The OSBA board consists of up to 21 directors, each elected on a regional basis for a two-calendar-year term. The board also includes these non-voting ex-officio members:

  • Any director of the National School Boards Association elected from Oregon
  • The immediate past president of the Oregon Association of School Executives
  • The immediate past president of the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators
  • The board section president of the Oregon Association of Education Service Districts
  • The president of the Oregon Community College Association
  • The chair of the State Board of Education

Board Member and Officer Roles and Responsibilities   
Essential Duties of OSBA Board Members 
Eligibility to Serve and Term of Office
Board and Executive Director Operating Agreements
OSBA Finance Committee

President's Post
Updates on OSBA board goals and activities from OSBA's President.

Board of Directors seeking candidates

OSBA's Board of Directors seeking applicants from Linn, Benton and Lincoln counties to fill vacancy.

Elections close Dec. 15 for OSBA Board of Directors

Time is running out to vote for 10 positions on the OSBA Board of Directors.

Elections open for OSBA Board of Directors

Voting begins Nov. 15 for 10 positions on the OSBA Board of Directors. OSBA members will also be voting on three resolutions.

Ensuring that accountability doesn’t undermine local control

President's Post: May 2014 Update from Lori Theros, OSBA board president

How board members can boost graduation rates

Keeping you in the loop - June 2014 Update from Betsy Miller-Jones

OSBA Board appoints Cruise to director position

Donald A. Cruise of the Philomath School Board will replace Anne Schuster representing the Linn/Benton/Lincoln region.

OSBA Board Elections are approaching

You have an opportunity to select your representative on the OSBA Board of Directors. All odd-numbered positions on the OSBA Board of Directors are up for election this year.

OSBA Board welcomes new officers, receives positive audit and financial news

The outlook for the year for the Oregon School Boards Association finances is positive, allowing OSBA to continue to provide needed services to school districts.

Public education campaign holds “Promise” for local schools

President's Post: September 2014 Update from Lori Theros, OSBA board president

Pulitzer Prize winner joins "Promise" campaign

President's Post: October 2014 Update from Lori Theros, OSBA board president

Remain vigilant in these troubling times

President's Post: June 2014 Update from Lori Theros, OSBA board president

Seats open on OSBA Board of Directors

Eleven positions on the OSBA Board of Directors are up for election this year. Nominations are open through Oct. 3.

Summer Board Conference concludes in Bend

A weekend of intensive learning and keynotes from state education leaders wrapped up Sunday.

Who does what? Roles and responsibilities, and why they matter

Keeping you in the loop - October 2014 Update from Betsy Miller-Jones