ECOEA-Retired Advisory Council Opportunity
ECOEA would like to thank Kathleen Purdy for her six years of service as the OEA-Retired Representative for the East Central OEA District. Kathleen has served two three-year terms in this capacity and is term-limited. Her term will end as of August 31, 2017. The filing deadline for this vacancy is September 20, 2017.
Interested candidates should contact Carol Price at OEA (email@example.com) for a Declaration of Candidacy form for the term that runs through 2020. Responsibilities include attendance at the four Advisory Council meetings held in Columbus (two of the meetings will occur in conjunction with OEA RAs at which you would serve as a retired delegate) and the Fall and Spring OEA-Retired Conferences, serving as a retired delegate to the ECOEA RAs, serving as a member of the ECOEA District Committee, represent and promote OEA-Retired at district events, submit reports to governing bodies and newsletters, and plan district retired events (Not Back to School luncheon, holiday happening, etc.) Mentoring is available. Please consider the opportunity to be involved with your profession and members!
COMING EVENTS & CURRENT NEWS
- NEA Today for NEA-Retired Members seeking member stories After a lifetime of service to our nation’s public schools, members maintain a vivid interest in NEA and education policy and news and they want to keep public education strong. We need your help telling our retired members’ stories–especially those members whose presence will help to showcase the diversity of NEA retirees. If you know of someone who would make a great interview subject for NEA Today for NEA- Retired Members, please share their contact information with the magazine’s editor, Lisa Leigh. She may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 202/822-7258.