Representatives to OEA Committees

OASNP appoints members to the OEA Standing Committees.

* OASNP members appointed by their OEA District Association or Affiliate Organization.

OEA Standing Committee Member Term Term Ends
August 31
Collective Bargaining &
Member Advocacy
Chrystal Boyd,
Hudson EA
1st 2020
Collective Bargaining &
Member Advocacy
* Sandy Smith Fischer,
Streetsboro EA (NEOEA)
1st 2020
Convention Planning Kathy Abrahamson,
Newton Falls ACE
1st 2020
Convention Planning * Victoria Freday,
Stark Co. (ECOEA)
1st 2020
Human & Civil Rights Leslie Frank,
Summit Co. Weaver WSA
2nd 2021
Legislative Nicole Nadasky,
Portage Co. PCEAMR-SSA
2nd 2021
Local Development & Training Christina West,
Portage Co. PCEAMR-SSA
1st 2021
Organizing Strategy Lisa Lieben,
Lorain EA
1st 2020
Professional Efficacy Erin Quinn,
Hudson EA
1st 2019
Resolutions Jené Wilson,
Cuyahoga Co. ACCESS
2nd 2021

OEA Standing Committees:

Collective Bargaining and Member Advocay Committee:
The Collective Bargaining and Member Advocacy Committee shall be responsible for recommending to the OEA Board of Directors and other appropriate entities, the creation of OEA strategies that ensure the planning, implementation and assessment of a collective bargaining, contract enforcement and member protection and advocacy program that meets the needs of local affiliates.

Convention Planning Committee:
The Convention Planning Committee shall be responsible for planning OEA Representative Assemblies. Subcommittees of this Committee are responsible for examining the credentials of all delegates; recommending to the Assembly, for approval, the seating of all eligible delegates; conducting the elections of the Representative Assembly; proposing the Standing Rules of the Representative Assembly. The senior committee member from each District shall serve as chairperson of the Nominating Committee(s) for the units in the respective District.

Human and Civil Rights Committee:
The Human and Civil Rights Committee shall be responsible for identifying current issues and trends impacting the human and civil rights of students and members and recommending to the OEA Board of Directors and other appropriate entities that creation of OEA strategies to promote social justice and diversity within the association and in the larger community.

Legislative Committee:
The Legislative Committee shall screen, evaluate and recommend legislative proposals for the annual session of the Fall Representative Assembly and shall be responsible for recommending to the OEA Board of Directors and other appropriate entities, the creation of OEA strategies for lobbying and political action in order to implement the legislative priorities, goals and policies as adopted by the Representative Assembly.

Local Development and Training Committee:
The Local Development and Training Committee shall be responsible for recommending to the OEA Board of Directors and other appropriate entities, the creation of OEA strategies that ensure the planning, implementation and regular assessment of a Statewide local development and training program that meets the needs of and strengthens local affiliates.

Organizing Strategy Committee:
The Organizing Strategy Committee shall be responsible for recommending to the OEA Board of Directors and other appropriate entities, the creation of OEA strategies that ensure the planning, implementation and regular assessment of an internal and external organizing program that meets the needs of local affiliates and supports their development.

Professional Efficacy Committee
The Professional Efficacy Committee shall be responsible for recommending to the OEA Board of Directors and other appropriate entities, the creation of OEA strategies that ensure the planning, implementation and regular assessment of a professional development program that assists local affiliates to address professional development issues, promotes the OEA’s legislative agenda and meets the needs of locals and supports the professional growth of members.

Resolutions Committee:
The Resolutions Committee shall develop the OEA resolutions and platform for recommendation to the Spring session of the Representative Assembly. Resolutions proposed by members shall be reviewed by the Committee, which may reject them or refer them to the Representative Assembly for action.