OEA-Retired Advisory Council and NEA-Retired Delegate Elections

The OEA-Retired election for Spring 2020 is being conducted by Election America.  Online voting opens on March 1, 2020, and closes on March 30, 2020, 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 13, 2020.  For questions regarding your membership or election guidelines, please contact William Baird at bairdw@ohea.org.

The Ohio NEA-R delegation consists of nine delegate seats, the Chair, Mary Benegar, is a delegate by virtue of office.  There are 23 candidates running for the remaining 8 seats.  Ten candidates are from NEOEA; one from Capital; two from Central; two from ECOEA; one from EOEA; one from NCOEA; two from SWOEA; and four from WOEA.

The candidates for NEA-R Delegate from NEOEA are:  Barbara Catalano;  William A Dorsey;  Marti Franks;  Peg Ham;  Lynnette R Harris;  Joyce M Hives;  Steven Mitchell;  Donna Smoot Walters;  Jene Wilson;  and  Beverly A Woolridge.

Two candidates are running for the OEA-R At-Large Representative position on the OEA-R Advisory Council with a term beginning September 1, 2020 and ending July 14, 2023:  Beverly A Woolridge, NEOEA;  and  Jane Rahn, WOEA.

Download the candidate biographical information:  NEA-R 2020

It is not necessary to conduct an election for the following OEA-Retired Advisory Council Positions as they were unopposed and elected by acclamation:

  • Vice-Chair — Phil Long (WOEA) (Term Ending July 14, 2021)
  • Central — Barry Alcock (Term Ending July 14, 2023)
  • East Central — Anne Bowles (Term Ending July 14, 2023)
  • Western — Sandra Coe (Term Ending July 14, 2022)

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