You should have received an email from “Ohio Education Association <firstname.lastname@example.org>” and/or an “OFFICIAL ELECTION NOTICE” from OEA-R by US Mail.
The notice contains your Election Code” and “Voting Pin” which you will need to vote at https://vote.election-america.com/oear/ for the NEA RETIRED DELEGATE ballot to elect seven (7) NEA-Retired Delegates to represent Ohio’s retired members at the 2021 NEA Representative Assembly (to be held virtually).
Note: The OEA-Retired Chair serves as an automatic Delegate by virtue of office to the NEA RA for a grand total of eight (8) retired delegates. There are 23 candidates listed on the ballot. Mark this election for no more than seven (7) candidates. (Only NEA/Unified-Retired members are eligible to vote).
If you would like to request a paper ballot, please contact Yes!Elections at Help+OEAR@yeselections.com or call (855) 306-0501 by March 12th, 2021. For questions regarding your membership or election guidelines, please contact William Baird at email@example.com .
Biographical information on each candidate provided. Click here to learn more about each delegate (Updated March 2, 2021)
Here are the eight candidates from NEOEA:
- William A. Dorsey, Columbus, OH
- Marti Franks, Reminderville, OH
- Peg Ham, Lorain, OH
- Steven Mitchell, Cleveland Heights, OH
- Tom Moscovic, Eastlake, OH
- Donna Smoot Walters, Copley, OH
- Jene Wilson, Highland Heights, OH
- Diallas York, Lorain, OH
For more information and links to the candidate biographical information go to the OEA R page on the OEA website at: https://www.ohea.org/retired/. At the bottom of the list on the right, click on “OEA-Retired 2021 Election”
It is not necessary to conduct an election for the following OEA-Retired Advisory Council Positions as they were elected by acclamation:
- Chair – Mary Binegar, Central
- Vice Chair – Phil Long, WOEA
- Secretary – Judy Buschle, SWOEA
- Capital Representative – No Declarations
- Eastern Representative – Rita J. Walters
- North Central Representative – Judy (Ritchey) Novak
- North Western – Lisa Marshall-Scott