Nominations for the 2021 Elections are Open Now
OSTA is seeking energetic, service oriented science education advocates to fill positions on the board of directors.
Become an active member of your professional organization. For more information about the responsibilities, please see the job descriptions specific for each officer linked below. In addition, there are supports that OSTA provides to its board members to fulfill their responsibilities.
Elections will be held in April, with 2-year terms starting and ending in August at the summer board retreat.
Positions available for the 2021 elections are:
These positions are two-year terms starting in August. The Regional Directors work with the organization to represent the many regions of the state in its mission to promote and advance science education throughout the state of Oregon. This includes attending the four meetings each year, assisting with organizing professional development opportunities, and communicating with members.
Regional Directors are needed in:
Region 1: Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas, Columbia & Clatsop Counties
Region 2: Tillamook, Yamhill, Marion, Polk, Lincoln, & Benton Counties
Region 3: Lane, Douglas, Coos & Curry Counties
Region 4: Josephine, Jackson, Klamath & Lake Counties
Region 5, Hood River, Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam, Wheeler, Morrow, Umatilla & Grant Counties
Region 6, Jefferson, Cook, Deschutes & Harney Counties
Region 7, Wallowa, Union, Baker & Malheur Counties
These are two-year terms starting in August. Working with the organization, Members-at-Large are members of the science education community which includes, science supervisors, administrators, community educators, scientists, business and industry representatives, and others involved in and committed to science education. Like the regional directors, Members-at-Large are expected to attend the four meetings each year, assisting with organizing professional development opportunities, and communicating with members.