Legislative

Updated on August 31st, 2022 at 01:26 pm

The Legislative Committee of OASSA is charged with the responsibility for designing and implementing the legislative positions of OASSA. It will develop an awareness of legislative expertise and procedure and cooperate with all organizations interested in the promotion of education in Ohio.

Functions of the Committee may be:

  1. To canvas the membership yearly to determine the needs of OASSA members in the field of legislation.
  2. To deliberate carefully on the findings of the survey and determine which items can be merged into the legislative projections for the year.
  3. To determine the feasibility of the legislative proposals.
  4. To help conduct a program of information for OASSA members as the legislative year develops.
  5. To set up a statewide network of secondary administrators for legislative action and contracts.
  6. To develop a system of “minutemen” who shall be available for immediate summons to Columbus for legislative hearings.
  7. To develop a working relationship with the State Department of Education, BASA, OSBA, OAESA, and other organizations supporting a common program.
  8. To promote membership in the Administrator, Board Members, and Citizens Political Action Committee.

Members of the 2022-2023 Legislative Committee are:

Chairperson, Bob Knisely, Principal, Perry MS

legislative committee – term expires in 2023
BROCHETTI, BRIAN DEAN OF STUDENTS SHILOH MS
GALLATIN, MATT PRINCIPAL BUCKEYE VALLEY MS
GIES, JOHN PRINCIPAL SHELBY HS
GRIFFIN, HOLLY ASST. DIRECTOR EASTLAND CAREER CTR
JAKUB, KEVIN PRINCIPAL BRECKSVILLE-BROADVIEW HTS HS
JAMES, NATALIE PRINCIPAL RIDGEVIEW MS
KING, MICHAEL PRINCIPAL NORTH RIDGEVILLE ACAD CTR
LEYRER, BRADLEY DIRECTOR WICKLIFFE SCHOOLS
MARTIN, BRIAN PRINCIPAL ROSS HS
MCCORKLE, MATTHEW PRINCIPAL GREEN HS
MURO, JONATHAN PRINCIPAL MADISON MS
SELVEY, DOUG PRINCIPAL WILLARD HS
SEWARD, BRYAN PRINCIPAL NORDONIA MS
SHANER, BARBARA LEGISLATIVE LIAISON OHIOPRO ADVOCACY LLC
STEKLI, JOHN PRINCIPAL FAIRLAWN HS
VELOTTA, TIMOTHY PRINCIPAL BEREA-MIDPARK MS
legislative committee – term expires in 2024
BAPTIST, BEN ASST. PRINCIPAL PICKERINGTON LAKEVIEW JR HS
BOLAND, DANIEL PRINCIPAL JACKSON MIDDLE SCHOOL
BURKE, JON PRINCIPAL ST. MARYS MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL
CALABRESE, ERIN ASST. PRINCIPAL NORTH ROYALTON MS
COX, TAYLOR ASST. PRINCIPAL WEST CLERMONT HS
EBY, DAVID PRINCIPAL NORTH CANTON MS
FRANKS, JONATHAN PRINCIPAL BERKSHIRE HIGH SCHOOL
HARDY, ALISON ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL LAMUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL
HARTLEY, SHANE DIRECTOR OF SECONDARY CURRICULUM FOREST HILLS SCHOOL DISTRICT
HARTMANN, JEFF PRINCIPAL STOW-MUNROE FALLS HS
JENKINS, BENJAMIN PUPIL SERVICES SUPERVISOR OLENTANGY LOCAL SCHOOLS
KEENER, CATHY PRINCIPAL FIRELANDS HIGH SCHOOL
KING, ANGEL PRINCIPAL LICKING HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL
KNISELY, ROBERT PRINCIPAL PERRY MIDDLE SCHOOL
LAVERCOMBE, CLAY ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL SPRINGBORO HIGH SCHOOL
LOGOTHETIDES, TAYLOR ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL NEW PHILADELPHIA HIGH SCHOOL
MCPHAIL, MATTHEW PRINCIPAL FAIRFIELD UNION HS
O’SHEA, BRYAN PRINCIPAL GROVE CITY HIGH SCHOOL
OVERLA, WILLIAM PRINCIPAL GRAHAM HIGH SCHOOL
PANFALONE, ANTHONY ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL/ATHLETIC DIRECTOR BELLEVUE MIDDLE SCHOOL
RATENO, CHRIS DIRECTOR OF STUDENT DATA, ETC SHAKER HEIGHTS CITY SCHOOLS
REESE, CODY PRINCIPAL EAST KNOX JUNIOR HIGH/HIGH SCHOOL
RUBESICH, NIKOLAS MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL ELGIN MIDDLE SCHOOL
SAMMETINGER, NICK PRINCIPAL APOLLO CAREER CENTER
SLEUTZ, JUSTIN PRINCIPAL ST. CLAIRSVILLE HS

Committee Info

Questions
If you have any questions regarding any of the committees or are interested in being a member of any committee, please contact Dr. Timothy Freeman, OASSA Executive Director either by email tfreeman@oassa.org or call him @ 614-430-8311.