Conference 2023

OSEA’s 85th Annual Conference was held Thursday-Saturday, June 22 to June 24, in Portland, Ore. Delegates elected to represent OSEA’s 139 chapters gathered to share and discuss ideas, elect officers, vote on resolutions and set the course for our union’s future.

Delegates debated and voted on the annual budget and resolutions and elected members to serve as directors of Zones I, III and V:

Action on Resolutions

NumberTitleProvisionsDelegate Action
1Recognizing OSEA Representation
To amend the Preamble and Article II-Objects of the OSEA Constitution to better reflect the types of employees OSEA currently represents beyond classified school employees.
Adopted (as amended)
AmendmentReplace “the employees” with “all employees” in Article II, Section 5.Adopted
2Status of the American Association of Classified School Employees (AACSE)To recognize the longstanding, continuing relationship OSEA maintains with the American Association of Classified School Employees (AACSE) while removing operational references in the OSEA Constitution that are currently not applicable. Adopted
3Election Committee Duties (PDF)To update the OSEA Constitution to more accurately reflect duties and responsibilities currently required of the Election Committee.Adopted

Election Results

OfficeCandidateVote Count
Zone 1 DirectorDanielle (Hurt) Marino 15
Justin Pribyl 1
Misty Talerico 26
Zone III DirectorSella Bemrose 24
Zone V Director Lisa March13
Zone VII Director No CandidatesPosition Vacant

2023 to 2024 Budget

2023 to 2024 Proposed Budget


Conference Site Location (2024,2025,2026)

Salem Convention Center 59
Holiday Inn Portland – Columbia Riverfront113