For most members, OSBA becoming a nonprofit would have little effect, but it would mean that charter schools will no longer be allowed to join OSBA as associate members. Charter schools would still be able to receive services by working through their sponsoring districts.
Eleven board positions are up for election: Gorge (2), Central (3), Southeast (4), Lane (6), Clackamas (7), Linn/Benton/Lincoln (10), Marion (12), North Coast (14), Washington (16) and two Multnomah seats (17 and 18).
All 19 Legislative Policy Committee positions are up for election. Members serve two-year terms and help develop OSBA’s legislative approach.