Be an active member of your local board in the region electing you to the OSBA board of directors;
Be a member of a local board that is a dues-paying member of OSBA; and
Be nominated by a local board in the region.
OSBA board members serve two calendar years.
Terms on the board are staggered:
Board members elected to odd-numbered positions begin service Jan. 1 of odd numbered years and end service Dec. 31 of even numbered years (i.e., Jan. 1, 2011 - Dec. 31, 2012);
Board members elected to even-numbered positions begin service Jan. 1 of even numbered years and end service Dec. 31 of odd numbered years (i.e., Jan. 1, 2012 - Dec. 31, 2013);.
Pursuant to OSBA Bylaws Sec. 3.4.1 Directors who took office prior to January 1, 2018, and are re-elected may serve for any number of terms as long as they continuously remain members of the board of Directors.
Pursuant to OSBA Bylaws Sec. 3.4.2 Directors taking office on or after January 1, 2018, may serve five consecutive two-year terms and, if eligible,may rerun after a two-year hiatus.