The OEA-Retired election for Spring 2018 is being conducted by Election America. Online voting opens on March 2, 2018, and closes on March 30, 2018, at 5:00 pm (eastern).
Election notices will be mailed on February 28 (and emailed, if on file) to OEA-Retired members with an individual Election Code and Voting PIN (you will need these to vote). If you have not received the notice by March 7, please contact Election-America at Help+OEAR@election-america.com or call (855) 306-0501.
The deadline to request a paper ballot is March 14, 2018. If you would like to request a paper ballot, please contact Election-America by calling (855) 306-0501 or email at Help+OEAR@election-america.com.
The Ohio NEA-R delegation consists of nine delegate seats, the Chair is a delegate by virtue of office. There are 33 candidates running for the remaining 8 seats. Eleven candidates are from NEOEA; two from Capital; five from Central; two from ECOEA; four from NCOEA; one from NWOEA; three from SWOEA; and five from WOEA.
The candidates from NEOEA are (in alpha order): Homer O. Adams; Barbara Catalano; William Dorsey; Martha Franks; Peg Ham; Lynnette Harris; Norman Hillstrom; Joyce Hives; Adele Matias; Donna Smoot Walters; and Beverly A. Woolridge. Names will be randomly drawn for order on the ballot.
Two candidates are running for OEA-R Vice-Chair: Donna Smoot Walters, Copley (NEOEA) and Mary Binegar, Springfield (Central).
Go to the OEA-Retired website at http://oea-r.ohea.us/oea-r-elections/ to review the biographical information for the 2018 NEA RA Retired Delegate Candidates and the OEA-Retired Advisory Council Vice-Chair Candidates.
It is not necessary to conduct an election for the following OEA-Retired Advisory Council positions as they were all elected by acclamation (Terms: 9/1/18 – 7/14/21): Chair – Bill Sears (SWOEA); Secretary – Peg Ham (NEOEA); Capital Rep. – Jeff Corbin; NCOEA Rep. – Judy Novak; and NWOEA Rep. – Sue Cramer.
EOEA – No candidate filed, now vacant;
ECOEA – No candidate filed, now vacant (term ending 7/14/20)
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