The Voice of Public Education in Western Ohio

woea committees

HUMAN & CIVIL RIGHTS                                                     Meets 3rd Wednesday of the month at 5 pm

The purpose of the Member Rights & Protection Committee is to promote, preserve and protect the human and civil rights of all members.

​Chaired by Nola Brooks


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WOEA has five committees which meet at the WOEA office most months. Check the Calendar for any changes.

lEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE                                 Meets 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6 pm

Shall be responsible for recommending to the OEA Board of Directors and other appropriate entities the creation of OEA policies that ensure the planning, implementation and assessment of a Member Rights and Protection Program that meets the needs of local affiliates by addressing such issues as lobbying, political action, contract bargaining and enforcement and related strategy development, human and civil rights and diversity.
​Chaired by Cynthia Jones

collective bargaining​                                                      Meets 4th Wednesday of the month at 6 pm

​The purpose of the Collective Bargaining committee shall be to afford opportunities for all WOEA locals to improve their collective bargaining knowledge; to better prepare locals for the collective bargaining process; to foster the development of sound contractual provisions that improve the financial security and working conditions for members of the Local Associations; and to promote the best interests of local association.
Chaired by Lori Herrick

professional efficacy                                                              Meets 1st Monday of the month at 5 pm

To sustain and enhance the profession of education by fostering professional and personal growth opportunities for all education professionals to build optimal learning environments which will result in great public schools for all learners. 
Chaired by Jovita Wade

organizing strategy                                                             Meets 4th wednesday of the month at 5 pm

To involve more members so that they can be informed and perform as association leaders, members and professionals. 
​Chaired by Celeste Pickett

local development & training                                 Meets 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6 pm

​The Local Development & Training Core Function Committee shall assist, initiate, review, identify, develop, and implement those activities and programs that make the Local Associations and members to foster and enhance the current and future leadership of the Local Associations.
​Chaired by Kim Barnhart