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Elections

Everything you need to know about OEA’s recommended school board candidates

Please note that election day is May 19, 2015! Click below to access quick links on this page:

Local Bond/Levy Endorsements

OEA Locals have endorsed a YES VOTE on the following local bond/levy campaigns:

  • Blue Mountain CC bond - vote YES
  • Pendleton levy - vote YES
  • Woodburn bond - vote YES
  • Reynolds bond - vote YES

School Board Candidate Recommendations

Locals that have recommended candidates for school board are listed below. Information will be updated on a rolling basis through May 19, 2015.

SOUTHERN OREGON UNISERV  
  • Medford EA
Michael Campbell
Janet Lightheart
Lilia Cabellero
  • Central Point EA

Cindy Tilleycase
Cathy Salmon

WASHINGTON COUNTY UNISERV  
  • Hillsboro EA
Kim Strelchun
Lisa Allen
Jaime Rodriguez
SALEM-KEIZER UNISERV  
  • Salem-Keizer EA
  • ASK-ESP
Jim Green
Chuck Lee
PORTLAND UNISERV  
  • Portland Association of Teachers
Julie Esparza Brown
Paul Anthony
Bobbi Regan
Mike Rosen
CHINTIMINI UNISERV  
  • Lincoln County EA
Clary Grant
Greg Holland
EAST MULTNOMAH COUNTY UNISERV  
  • Corbett ACE
  • Corbett EA
Lacy Auble
Marguerite Perry
Katey Kinnear
BEAVERTON UNISERV  
  • Beaverton EA

Melissa Potter
Becky Tymchuk
Linda Degman

MT. HOOD UNISERV  
  • Multnomah ESD EA
Stephen Beaudoin
Siobhan Burke
  • Wy'East EA
Norm Trost
  • Hood River EA
Chris Reitz
Katerie Osborne-Lohr
METRO SOUTHEAST UNISERV  
  • North Clackamas EA
Trisha Claxton
Steven Schroedl
Lee Merrick
CASCADE UNISERV  
  • Redmond EA
Rhonda Etnire
Tim Carpenter
Jane Allen
John Land
  • Madras EA
Courtney Sneed
Stan Sullivan
KLAMATH-LAKE UNISERV  
  • Klamath County EA
Eric Jensen

If you have any questions about the 2015 primary election process, contact OEA Statewide Political Organizer Jenny Smith.


Join our Political Cadre!

If you're interested in learning more about how to successfully lead a local election effort, please contact OEA's Government Relations Department and become an OEA Political Activist through OEA's Political Cadre program!

Become a Member of OEA-PIE!

OEA-PIE is OEA’s political action committee – made up every OEA member who makes a voluntary contribution.  Together with The NEA Fund for Children and Public Education, it allows you to combine your investment with thousands of other members to elect lawmakers who care about public education as much as we do.  Go here to learn more and donate to OEA-PIE.

Information on Voting

To date, nearly thousands of Oregon educators have already voted. You should be one of them! Stick your ballot in the mail today, or if you'd rather drop of your ballot go here for a map of drop-off sites in your area.

For more information on voting in Oregon and to view the Voter's Pamphlet online, visit the Secretary of State's website here.