Representative Assembly

2019 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 2019 RA?

April 26-27, 2019
Red Lion Hotel on the River, Jantzen Beach
909 N. Hayden Island Drive
Portland, OR  97217

Hotel Reservations:

OEA reimbursement policy requires that you stay at this hotel unless the facility is full.  Failure to use the minimum number of rooms reserved results in expensive charges for our meeting rooms. 

The cut-off date for reservations is April 15, 2019.

The Red Lion is still available for Saturday night lodging, however it is full for Friday night.  If you need Friday night lodging, please call our contracted overflow hotel – Holiday Inn Express, Jantzen Beach, at 503-283-8000, and ask for the "Oregon Education Association” group block.  The rate is $130/night plus tax.  If you book at a different hotel that has a higher rate than the Red Lion, your local will be responsible for the difference in the cost.  This rate is only valid through April 15, 2019, so please book immediately.

Hotel rates at the Red Lion Inn for the OEA RA are:              

Single (1 person, 1 bed) - $151.04 (total price, includes 15.3% tax)
Double (2 people, 2 beds) - $151.04 (total price, includes 15.3% tax)      
Triple or Quad (3-4 people, 2 beds) - $152.57 / $174.10  (total price, includes 15.3% tax)

If you are told that the OEA room block is full or that the hotel is full, please contact Erika Marion immediately (1-800-858-5505, x 2172 or (503) 495- 2172 or

Lodging Reimbursement

  • Lodging expense for all delegates utilizing hotel accommodations shall be reimbursed at one-half the double occupancy rate plus tax, not to exceed $75.52 per night (one-half the rate of approved RA accommodations plus tax). Reimbursement requires that you stay at the Red Lion Jantzen Beach, Portland. 
  • Delegates who reside within 50 miles of the RA site will not be reimbursed for lodging expenses. 
  • 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 nights' lodging
  • Delegates who reside more than 100 miles from the RA site will be reimbursed for both nights' lodging. 

Pre-RA Meetings (PRAMS)

Click here to download the schedule.

Delegate Materials

Click here to download the RA materials for delegates.
OEA RA Delegate Email #1
OEA RA Delegate Email #2
OEA RA Delegate Email #3
OEA RA Delegate Email #4
Late Delegate Email
OEA RA Delegate Email #5

OEA Awards Banquet 

Click here for information about the Awards Banquet. At this time, registration for banquet tickets has closed. If you would like to attend the banquet, please visit the Information Table outside the main ballroom on Friday night or Saturday to be added to the waiting list. 

OEA Foundation Auction

Each year, the OEA Foundation holds an auction during the OEA RA Awards Banquet. Click here to view the items up for auction this year!

Click here to view the full 2019 OEA RA Meeting Minutes​