The coming years will call for strong education leadership. The OSBA Board of Directors gives dedicated volunteers a powerful voice in helping guide the state’s education system as it faces the ongoing pandemic and its fallout, wrestles with equity questions and fights for adequate funding.
The OSBA election season for the board and the Legislative Policy Committee opens Aug. 23 with nomination forms available.
OSBA Board and the Legislative Policy Committee positions are chosen according to regions. The board offers the association guidance, and the committee helps develop OSBA’s legislative approach.
This year’s board election regions are Eastern (position 1), Gorge (2), Southeast (4), Lane (6), Clackamas (8), Linn/Benton/Lincoln (10), Marion (11 and 12), North Coast (14), Washington (15 and 20) and Multnomah (18). Positions 1, 11 and 15 are for one-year terms. The rest, and all 20 elected policy committee positions, are for two-year terms.
The OSBA Board is scheduled to elect officers in September. The nomination period for regional positions closes Oct. 1, and board voting closes Dec. 17. New officers and board and committee members take office Jan. 1.