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OEA President Releases Statement on Trump’s Proposed Budget

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Educator Story Project

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OEA Central Office & Centers

6900 SW Atlanta Street
Portland, OR 97223

Toll-free: 1-800-858-5505
Fax: 503-684-8063


Hanna Vaandering, President
John Larson, Vice President
Annie Duncan, Administrative Assistant to the President, Vice President and Board

Jim Fotter, Executive Director
Suzie Lyda, Administrative Assistant to Executive Director

OEA Centers & Staff Members

Email any member of the OEA staff by using the format: firstname.lastname@oregoned.org.

Center for Great Public Schools

  • Dr. Colleen Mileham,  Assistant Executive Director for the Center for Great Public Schools
  • Teresa Ferrer, Professional Practice Consultant
  • Erin Whitlock, Professional Practice Consultant
  • Karen Hoffman, Professional Practice Organizer
  • Andrea Shunk, Education Policy and Practice Strategist
  • Penny Hildreth, Administrative Assistant
  • Tonia Davis, Administrative Assistant

Center for Public Affairs

  • Trent Lutz, Assistant Executive Director for the Center for Public Affairs
  • Emily McLain, Campaign/Research Consultant
  • Jared Mason-Gere, Government Relations Consultant
  • Laurie Wimmer, Government Relations Consultant
  • Jenny Smith, Statewide Political Organizer
  • Jackie Judge, Administrative Assistant
  • Kaylan Dorsch, Administrative Assistant

OEA Communications

  • Meg Krugel, Today's OEA Editor & Communications Consultant
  • Charlie Lapham, Media / PR Consultant
  • Milana Grant, Communications Specialist
  • Kylie Bettencourt, Copy Center Specialist

Center for Business & Finance

  • Bob Sande, Assistant Executive Director for the Center of Business & Finance
  • Kathleen Doherty, Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Executive Director of Business & Finance
  • Lee Merrick, Controller and Membership Director
  • Adelaida Garnica, Accounting Specialist
  • Sheila Mangan, Membership Specialist
  • Stacy Redfern, Membership Specialist
  • Maggie Trimbach, Membership Specialist
  • Patty Treski, Membership Specialist
  • Marianne Fairchild, Membership and Administrative Support Specialist

Information Technology Department

  • Danny Hernandez, Director of Information Technology
  • Justin Onnen, Technology Services Specialist

Center for Legal Services

  • Adam Arms, General Counsel
  • Erika Marion, Legal Assistant to the General Counsel & Statewide Conference Coordinator
  • Theresa Hansen, Director of Administration & Human Relations
  • Kristine Klupenger, Office and Administrative Secretary

Center for Advocacy & Affiliate Services

  • Angela DiLeo, Associate Executive Director for the Center for Advocacy & Affiliate Services
  • Suzie Lyda, Advocacy & Affiliate Services Administrative Assistant
  • Robert Young, Bargaining Coordinator

OEA Union School

  • Susan Crumpton, Assistant Executive Director for the OEA Union School
  • Peter Bauer, Education and Training Coordinator
  • Sara Whelan, Statewide Organizing Coordinator
  • Lisa Fragala, Organizer (Eugene)
  • VACANT, Organizer (Southern Oregon)
  • Jacob Rivas, Organizer (Portland)
  • Kaye Grensky, AdministrativeAssistant

OEA Statewide UniServ Offices & Staff

Full listing of OEA's statewide offices available here. Not sure who to contact? Use the UniServ office look-up tool.