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 2020-2021 Legislative Committee are:

Chairperson, Bob Knisely, Principal, Perry MS

2021 (Term Expires):

STEVEN ASTPRINCIPALBRECKSVILLE-BROADVIEW HTS HS
WILLIAM BAYLIS IIDIRECTOROBERLIN CITY SCHOOLS
DERICK BUSENBURGPRINCIPALJOHNSTOWN HS
TAYLOR COXASST. PRINCIPALHAMILTON FRESHMAN SCHOOL
MATT GALLATINPRINCIPALBUCKEYE VALLEY MS
JOHN GIESPRINCIPALSHELBY HS
NEIL GUPTADIRECTOR OF SEC EDUCWORTHINGTON CITY SCHOOLS
NATALIE JAMESPRINCIPALRIDGEVIEW MS
MICHAEL KINGPRINCIPALBERKSHIRE JR/SR HS
ROBERT KNISELYPRINCIPALPERRY MS
BRADLEY LEYRERDIRECTOR BUSINESS OPERATIONSWICKLIFFE CITY SCHOOLS
BRIAN MARTINPRINCIPALROSS HS
MATTHEW MCCORKLEPRINCIPALGREEN HS
BRIAN RACZASST. PRINCIPALAUSTINTOWN FITCH HS
BRYAN SEWARDPRINCIPALNORDONIA MS
BARBARA SHANERLEGISLATIVE LIAISONOHIOPRO ADVOCACY LLC
TIMOTHY VELOTTAPRINCIPALCHARDON MS
KEVIN WOLFEATHLETIC DIRECTORELMWOOD HS
GARRY YOUNG IIIASST. PRINCIPALOLENTANGY ORANGE HS

 

2022 (Term Expires):

DIANE AGNESAREA SUPERINTENDENTCOLUMBUS CITY SCHOOLS
BEN BAPTISTASST. PRINCIPALPICKERINGTON LAKEVIEW JR HS
ANDREW BRENNERASSOC. PRINCIPALMEDINA HS
PJ BURGETTPRINCIPALFRANKLIN MONROE MS/HS
RICHARD COOPERASST. PRINCIPALPICKERINGTON HS CENTRAL
JASON CROWEPRINCIPALMENTOR HS
DAVID EBYPRINCIPALNORTH CANTON MS
ROB FELLOWSPRINCIPALANDERSON HS
JEFFREY HARTMANNPRINCIPALSTOW-MUNROE FALLS HS
BENJAMIN JENKINSSUPERVISOROLENTANGY LOCAL SCHOOLS
ROBYN JORDANASSOC. PRINCIPALWILLIAM MASON HS
NED LAUVERASST. PRINCIPALWESTLAKE HS
CLAYTON LAVERCOMBEASST. PRINCIPALSYCAMORE JR HS
SHYLA METSKERPRINCIPALWICKLIFFE HS
JOSH MEYERPRINCIPALCOVINGTON HS
VISHTASP NUGGUDPRINCIPALLEARWOOD MS
DAVID SLAMERPRINCIPALCARLISLE HS
JUSTIN SLEUTZPRINCIPALST CLAIRSVILLE HS
BRANDON STANFILLDIRECTOR OF STUDENT SERVICESTHE MIAMI SCHOOL
JASON STEPHANPRINCIPALARCANUM HS
DAVID TORRENCEPRINCIPALXENIA HS
NOLAN WICKARDPRINCIPALWOODMORE HS

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.