The OEA-Retired election for Spring 2019 is being conducted by Election America. Online voting opens on March 1, 2019, and closes on March 30, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. (eastern).
Election notices will be mailed (and emailed, if on file) to OEA-Retired members with an individual Election Code and Voting PIN (you will need these to vote). For technical assistance with the voting process or to request a paper ballot, please contact Election-America at Help+OEAR@election-america.com or call (877) 466-7875. The deadline to request a paper ballot is March 14, 2019. For questions regarding your membership or election guidelines, please contact William Baird at email@example.com.
The Ohio NEA-R delegation consists of nine delegate seats, the Chair, Bill Sears, is a delegate by virtue of office. There are 27 candidates running for the remaining 8 seats. nine candidates are from NEOEA; one from Capital; three from Central; two from ECOEA; one from EOEA; five from NCOEA; one from NWOEA; two from SWOEA; and three from WOEA.
The candidates for NEA-R Delegate from NEOEA are (as they appear on the ballot): William Dorsey; Jene Wilson; Donna Smoot Walters; Homer O. Adams; Joyce Hives; Steven Mitchell; Barbara Catalano; Martha Franks; and Peg Ham.
Three candidates are running for the NEOEA Representative position on the OEA-R Advisory Council: Marsh Buckley, Willowick; Donna Smoot Walters, Copley; and Diallas York, Lorain.
Download the candidate biographical information:
- 2019 NEA RA Retired Delegate Candidates –
- OEA-Retired Advisory Council Candidates –
It is not necessary to conduct an election for the following OEA-Retired Advisory Council positions as they were all elected by acclamation:
- OEA Board of Directors — Carol Kinsey (ECOEA)
- ESP — Barbara Catalano (NEOEA)
- SWOEA — Judy Buschle
- WOEA — Phil Long
- Higher ED — No Candidates, now vacant
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