Representative Assembly


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2017 OEA Representative Assembly

OEA's Representative Assembly is the largest deliberative body of union members in Oregon, averaging more than 600 member-delegates each year. Interested in becoming a delegate for the 2017 RA?

April 21-22, 2017
Red Lion Hotel on the River, Jantzen Beach
909 N. Hayden Island Drive
Portland, OR  97217

Delegate Materials

2017 Delegate Materials are available on the Delegate Materials page (requires member log-in to access) and will include all of the documents you'll need to make informed decisions at this year's Representative Assembly, including proposed OEA Budget documents and the OEA-RA Handbook.


2017 PRAM (Pre-RA Meeting) Schedule

Please be sure to attend a PRAM! If you are not attending the PRAM presented by your UniServ Council, please remember to notify your Local President. If you have questions, please contact your Board Director. Download the schedule here.

OEA Foundation

RA delegates can look forward to silent auctions and raffles supporting our OEA Foundation.  Plan to visit the Foundation tables in the lobby to check out the prizes!  The Awards Banquet will feature both a live and silent auction. CLICK HERE to view a list of items that will be auctioned! If you have an item you wish to donate as an auction or raffle prize for the Foundation, please contact John Larson, OEA Vice President, with all Foundation-related questions at, or 503-495-2124 or 541-571-5000.

Hotel Reservations

Hotel registration available online for the Red Lion Hotel on the River, Jantzen Beach. Cost: Guest room rate: $129.00 for single/double plus 15.3% tax / Total $148.74 per night.
Registration Deadline: March 30, 2017
Address: 909 N Hayden Island Drive, Portland, Oregon 97217


A. Lodging expense for all delegates utilizing hotel accommodations shall be reimbursed at one-half the double occupancy rate plus tax, not to exceed $74.37 per night, (one half the rate of approved RA accommodations plus tax). Reimbursement requires you stay at the Red Lion Jantzen Beach Portland. (Failure to use the minimum number of rooms reserved results in expensive charges for our meeting rooms.)

B. Delegates who reside within 50 miles of the RA site will not be reimbursed for lodging expenses.

C. Delegates who reside 50 miles or further away from the RA site may be reimbursed for up to two nights' lodging. Delegates who live between 50 and 100 miles from the RA site must attend the Banquet to be reimbursed for the second night's lodging.

D. Delegates who live more than 100 miles from the RA site will be reimbursed for both night's lodging.

OEA RA Awards Banquet Registration

Seating for the RA Awards Banquet is now at capacity. If you would like to be put on a waiting list, please email