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OEA President and Vice President

Our Leadership

What does leadership look like? 菠菜导航网所有人.
41,000 members elect 1,100 delegates–who elect OEA's top officers, debate issues, and set OEA policy. Here are your leaders, making your voice heard.
OEA members statewide set Union policy, most notably through an annual Representative Assembly (RA) Meeting. Between Annual Meetings, the Board of 董事 and the Executive Committee are OEA's top decision-making bodies.

Our President

Reed Scott-Schwalbach is the president of the Oregon Education Association, Oregon's largest education union. She has been a public educator for more than two decades, and is a fierce advocate for Oregon's students and educators.

Our Vice President

Enrique Farrera is the Vice President of the Oregon Education Association. He has dedicated his career to helping students in Oregon's community colleges, and fights for improved learning and working conditions in Oregon's schools and colleges every day.

Our Executive Director

Tracey-Ann Nelson is a veteran labor advocate and political strategist fighting to improve education for every Oregon child.

Our Regional Leaders & 董事

In addition to the President and Vice-President, the elected leaders of OEA include three Regional Vice Presidents, state-elected NEA 董事, ESP Director, Equity Director, and a Community College Director.


的 OEA Board of 董事 is the top decision-making body of our union, and includes educators from every corner of the state and a broad variety of job functions in public education.
Headshot of OEA member Rebecca Miller
Having come from a state with a weakened union environment, the financial and personal value of OEA membership has made an incredible difference to me and my family.
引用: Rebecca Miller, Teacher, Clackamas Academy of Industrial Sciences
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Together we're stronger. Together we're heard.

You belong in the movement! Join today to belong to the movement of educators and school staff fighting for the pay and working conditions we all deserve.

Ready, Set, Grow!

OEA provides high-quality, member-led professional learning to help educators improve their professional practice, support student success and excellence, and build community with other educators across Oregon.

What’s on Your Mind?

We’re here to help. Our community comes to us seeking tools (guides, 报告, 培训, and more) to help answer everyday questions. We’re here to support you in whatever you need.

Keeping the Promise of Quality Public Education

的 Oregon Education Association (OEA) is a union committed to the cause of providing the basic right of great public education to every student. OEA represents about 41,000 educators working in pre-kindergarten through grade 12 public schools and community colleges. OEA’s membership includes licensed teachers and specialists, classified/education support professionals (ESPs), community college faculty, retired educators, and student members. OEA members also belong to the 3.2 million members of the National Education Association (NEA).