OEA-Retired Created Video

OEA-Retired Membership Committee created a DVD and brochure about the benefits of joining the Retired organization of OEA and NEA while still an active member. The title is Working for Your Future...Keep Growing with Us, and it can be view on YouTube. You can view it by going to: https://youtu.be/RkBsrsn4uVs (Note: Click on Eastern OEA and will see link with two smiling faces). Help us share the message by sharing with your friends and colleagues. 

​WOEA-R Committees

If you would like to serve on one of the following WOEA-R committees, please either email Phil A. Long @ palcisv13@gmail.com or call @ 419-733-6947.
WOEA-R committees include:
​Communications, Sunshine, Legislative Mailing, Membership Artemis/Community Outreach, Nominations/Elections
Are You Committed to Public Education?  Learn more how you can help.  download the ACES flyer below. 

2017 WOEA-R Meetings

The Voice of Public Education in Western Ohio

September 20  Program, lunch and business meeting:  11:00 AM, Company 7 BBQ, 1001 S. Main St. Englewood, OH 45322.  Program:  We will welcome docents from the Garst Museum in Greenville (Home of the Annie Oakley Center).  Their program will be: Museum In A Suitcase. They will bring stories from the museum and include opportunities to handle museum artifacts.
This is a free program, but be prepared to make a donation to the Garst Museum. RSVP by September 15 to Sandy Dobberstein

October 18  Program: 11:00AM at St. Vincent de Paul, 120 W. Apple St., Dayton, OH 45402.  The tour will last approx. 1 hour.  Lunch and business meeting: 12:00 at Old Hickory BBQ, 1082 Brown St, Dayton, 45409. 
Please bring something to donate.  They urgently need towels and blankets.  Visit: stvincentdayton.org
RSVP by October 15 to Sandy Dobberstein

November 15  Program, lunch, and business meeting: 11:00 AM,  TJ Chump’s, 750 Executive Blvd., Huber Heights, 45424.  Program: Dr. Joseph Keferi. Dr. Keferi will share what he sees as opportunities and challenges for educational professionals, while also hearing feedback from WOEA-R as to areas of interest.  We will order from the menu following the program.
RSVP by November 10 to Sandy Dobberstein

December 20  Meeting and lunch:  11:00AM  Coco’s Bistro, 250 Warren St., Dayton, 45402 
Instead of our traditional food drive, this year we will be donating to Daybreak Dayton. Daybreak operates the region’s only emergency shelter, open 24/7, providing shelter, food, clothing, counseling, safety, and stability to more than 300 youth each year.
Please give generously.  You can visit their wish list at: http://daybreakdayton.org/index.php?/Give/Wish-List.html
RSVP by December 15 to Sandy Dobberstein

Contact Sandy Dobberstein for ALL Programs
Phone: 937-554-6338 or
Email: sdobberstein@juno.com

WOEA-R is the only Retired organization affiliated with OEA and NEA.  WOEA-R plans monthly meetings with speakers and lunches.  They serve as active members on WOEA Committees and help wherever needed. 
WOEA-R Executive Committee Directory

Phil A. Long


Sandy Dobberstein



Jennie Furnas 

Pat Lynch 

Jane Rahn
Past Chair