Legislative

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 canvass 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 2021-2022 Legislative Committee are:

Chairperson, Bob Knisely, Principal, Perry MS

2022 (Term Expires):

DIANEAGNESAREA SUPERINTENDENTCOLUMBUS CITY SCHOOLS
BENBAPTISTASST. PRINCIPALPICKERINGTON LAKEVIEW JR HS
PJBURGETTPRINCIPALFRANKLIN MONROE MS/HS
RICHARDCOOPERASST. PRINCIPALPICKERINGTON HS CENTRAL
JASONCROWEPRINCIPALMENTOR HS
DAVIDEBYPRINCIPALNORTH CANTON MS
ROBFELLOWSPRINCIPALANDERSON HS
JEFFREYHARTMANNPRINCIPALSTOW-MUNROE FALLS HS
BENJAMINJENKINSSUPERVISOROLENTANGY LOCAL SCHOOLS
ROBYNJORDANASSOC. PRINCIPALWILLIAM MASON HS
NEDLAUVERDIRECTOR OF OPERATIONSAVON LAKE CITY SCHOOLS
CLAYTONLAVERCOMBEASST. PRINCIPALSYCAMORE JR HS
JOSHMEYERPRINCIPALCOVINGTON HS
VISHTASPNUGGUDPRINCIPALLEARWOOD MS
DAVIDSLAMERPRINCIPALCARLISLE HS
JUSTINSLEUTZPRINCIPALST CLAIRSVILLE HS
LARRYSMITHCOLLEGE FACULTYUNIVERSITY OF DAYTON
BRANDONSTANFILLDIRECTOR OF STUDENT SERVICESTHE MIAMI SCHOOL
JASONSTEPHANPRINCIPALARCANUM HS
DAVIDTORRENCEPRINCIPALXENIA HS
SHYLAURBANPRINCIPALWICKLIFFE HS
NOLANWICKARDPRINCIPALWOODMORE HS

 

2023 (Term Expires):

STEVENASTDIRECTOR OF TEACHING & LEARNINGLAKEWOOD CITY SCHOOLS
LAURABEMUSASST. SUPERINTENDENTGREENVILLE CITY SCHOOLS
BRIANBROCHETTIDEAN OF STUDENTSSHILOH MS
AARONCOOKDIRECTORDELAWARE CITY SCHOOLS
MATTGALLATINPRINCIPALBUCKEYE VALLEY MS
JOHNGIESPRINCIPALSHELBY HS
HOLLYGRIFFINASSISTANT DIRECTOREASTLAND CAREER CENTER
CRAIGHEATHPRINCIPALBERNE UNION HS
KEVINJAKUBASSOC. PRINCIPALBRECKSVILLE-BROADVIEW HTS HS
NATALIEJAMESPRINCIPALRIDGEVIEW MS
MICHAELKINGPRINCIPALNORTH RIDGEVILLE ACAD CTR
BRADLEYLEYRERDIRECTOR BUSINESS OPERATIONSWICKLIFFE CITY SCHOOLS
BRIANMARTINPRINCIPALROSS HS
MATTHEWMCCORKLEPRINCIPALGREEN HS
JONATHANMUROPRINCIPALMADISON MS
TIMOTHYNEALPRINCIPALCONNEAUT HS
BRIANRACZASST. PRINCIPALAUSTINTOWN FITCH HS
DOUGSELVEYASST. PRINCIPALWAPAKONETA HS
BRYANSEWARDPRINCIPALNORDONIA MS
BARBARASHANERLEGISLATIVE LIAISONOHIOPRO ADVOCACY LLC
JEFFREYSLATTERYPRINCIPALHICKSVILLE HS
JOHNSTEKLIPRINCIPALFAIRLAWN HS/MS
TIMOTHYVELOTTAPRINCIPALCHARDON MS

Committee Info

Location
8050 N. High Street, Ste. 180
Columbus, Ohio 43235-6484

Times
Meetings begin at 10:00 a.m. and usually end after lunch (provided by OASSA). The Legislative Committee meets two times per school year. The other committees meet once per school year.

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.