Contact Us

225 East Broad Street
P.O. Box 2550, Columbus, OH 43216
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Main Phone: 614-228-4526
Toll-free: 1-800-282-1500
Fax: 614-228-8771

1-844-OEA-Info (1-844-632-4636)
membership@ohea.org

Available M-F 8:30am-6pm.

The OEA Roster is available exclusively for Members.

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For a complete list of the current Officers and Board of Directors, Click Here.

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Sheryl Mathis, Executive Director
Tina O’Donnell, Mgr. of Adm. Services — Operations

  • Linda Fiely, General Counsel
  • Vacant, Director — Human Resources & Workforce Planning
  • Kristy Spires, Assistant Executive Director — Business Services
  • Patricia Collins Murdock, Assistant Executive Director — Field
    • Tina O’Donnell, Mgr. of Adm. Services — Operations
    • Briana McKay, Mgr. of Adm. Services — Governance
    • William Baird, Elections Coordinator
    • Darlene Hebert, Administrative Secretary
    • Julie Parsley, Administrative Assistant

BUSINESS SERVICES

Kristy Spires, Assistant Executive Director — Business Services
Davy Kenimer, Executive Assistant

  • Accounting
    • Joe Cohagen, Controller
    • JoLynn Austin, Staff Accountant I
    • Patty Brown, Staff Accountant II
    • Danielle Chute, Staff Accountant II
    • Dave Hill, Accounting Assistant
    • Nate Linton, Staff Accountant I
    • Shawn Primm, Staff Accountant II
    • Lisa Williams-Willcutt, Accounting Assistant
  • Printing and Mailing
    • Davy Kenimer, Executive Assistant
    • Claire Nance, Operations & Support Assistant
    • Lisa LaSota, Operations & Support Assistant
    • Michael Owens, Printing & Mailing Specialist
  • Membership
    • James Capehart, Director of Membership
    • Terri Kaliszak, Membership Technician
    • Trinka Keers, Membership Coordinator
    • Laura Simonini, Membership Specialist
    • Sandy Tackett, Membership Staff Acct II
    • Deborah Winters, Membership Specialist

LEGAL SERVICES

Linda Fiely, General Counsel
Matt Whitman, Assistant General Counsel

  • Kelly Bailey, Paralegal
  • Elyse Priest, Legal Assistant
    • Lori Gray, Administrative Assistant
    • Breonna Jackson, Administrative Assistant

HUMAN RESOURCES & WORKFORCE PLANNING

  • Vacant, Director-Human Resources and Workforce Planning
    • Dana Mayfield, Human Resources Coordinator
    • Dawn Elias, Human Resources Administrator

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS, COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING

David Williams, Director
Lisa Simpson, Administrative Assistant
Chantal Dixon, Administrative Secretary

  • Government Relations
    • Melissa Clark, Lobbyist
    • Robert Davis, Lobbyist
    • Matthew Dotson, Lobbyist
    • Dan Ramos, Political Advocacy Consultant
    • Russ Harris, Collective Bargaining and Research Consultant
  • Communications & Marketing
    • Julie Newhall, Writer and Publications Editor
    • Michele Prater, Media Relations Consultant
    • Vacant, Communications Technician
    • Michael Straughter, Communications Specialist

EDUCATION POLICY RESEARCH & MEMBER ADVOCACY (EPRMA)

Patty Nyquist, Director 
Angela Thum, Administrative Assistant
Dallas Austin, Administrative Assistant

  • Ellen Adornetto, UniServ Education Policy & Practice Consultant
  • Demetrice Davis, UniServ Education Policy & Practice Consultant
  • Daria DeNoia, UniServ Education Policy & Practice Consultant
  • Todd Jaeck, Membership Consultant
  • Nick Gurich, UniServ Collective Bargaining & Research Consultant
  • Alex Nelson, UniServ Collective Bargaining & Research Consultant
  • Eric Urban, UniServ Collective Bargaining & Research Consultant
  • Kelli Shealy, Research Technician

COMPUTER SERVICES

Kristy Spires, Assistant Executive Director-Business Services

  • Mark Allison, Data Information Systems Specialist
  • Alex Barbu, Network and Computer Systems Engineer
  • Darren Clum, Data Information Systems Specialist
  • Stuart Graham, Network and Computer Systems Engineer
  • Jon Hart, System Analyst/Application Developer
  • Brian White, Computer Technician

Updated: November 5, 2018

REGION A

Assigned Manager:
Bret Benack, Regional Director

225 E. Broad Street
(P.O. Box 2550)
Columbus, OH  43215 (43216)
614-227-3116 or 800-282-1500
Fax: 614-224-5645

  • Administrative Assistant: Joyce Stewart
  • Administrative Secretary: Nina Ira
  • Offices: Annex—Field/Organizing | Brilliant | CEA Office | Westerville | Zanesville

* The regional director for Region A oversees the activity in the Jackson and Mansfield meeting spaces.

REGION B

Assigned Manager:
Cris Munoz-Nedrow, Regional Director

180 S. Stanfield Road
Troy, OH 45373
937-335-4544 or 800-766-1165
Fax: 937-335-3766

  • Administrative Assistant: Linda Hofacker 
    • Maggie Crumrine, Administrative Secretary
    • Denise Walker, Administrative Secretary

Offices: Findlay | Monroe | Troy

REGION C

Assigned Manager:
Kristin Jaeck,  Regional Director

7530 Lucerne Drive, Suite 100
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
440-243-6030 or 866-871-4567
Fax: 440-243-6126

Capital

Kriston Crombie Stotik, President
E-mail: klcrombie@hotmail.com

Gerry Curran, Vice President
E-mail: gerrycurran@yahoo.com

Dorothy Wilson, Business Manager
E-mail: jill3043@aol.com

Tom Busher, Budget Director
E-mail: tbusher@ceaohio.org

Website: www.ceaohio.org

Central OEA/NEA

Adrienne M. Bowden, President
E-mail: pres@centraloeanea.org

Russell Hughlock, Communications and Organizing Coordinator
O: 614/222-8228; FAX: 614/222-8218
E-mail: russell@jointhefuture.org

Websites: www.centraloeanea.org and www.jointhefuture.org

East Central Ohio Education Association

Julie Nelson, President
E-mails: julienelson818@gmail.com

Valerie Heban, Business Manager
E-mail: ecoea@sbcglobal.net

Website: www.ecoea.ohea.us

Eastern Ohio Education Association

Herman “M.J.” Burkett, President
E-mail: herman_burkett@yahoo.com

Jack Boyd, Executive Director
E-mail: jboyd.eoea@gmail.com

Website: www.eastern.ohea.us

North Central Ohio Education Association

Sue Stark, President
E-mail: sueajarvis@yahoo.com

Becky Cashell, Executive Secretary-Treasurer
E-mails: ncoeabecky@yahoo.com

Website: www.ncoea.ohea.us

North Eastern Ohio Education Association

Rob McFee, President
E-mail: teachhhh@att.net

Mary Alice Conkey, Executive Director
O: 216/518-0200; Toll free: 800/354-6794; FAX: 216/518-0202
E-mail: conkey@neoea.org

Linda Grunden, Executive Assistant
E-mail: grunden@neoea.org

Website: www.neoea.org

Northwestern Ohio Education Association

Jennifer Long, President
E-mail: sralong0929@gmail.com

Tim Myers, Executive Director/Treasurer
O: 419/424-1708; Toll free: 800/366-9632; FAX: 419/422-3417
E-mail: nwoea_center@sbcglobal.net

Website: www.nwoea.org

Southeastern Ohio Education Association

William Van Pelt II, President
E-mail: tubabill@suddenlink.net

Pam Smith, Executive Director
E-mail: southeastoea@gmail.com

Potter, Greg – Assistant Executive Director
E-mail: gpotter2430@gmail.com

Website: www.seoea.org

Southwestern Ohio Education Association

Phyllis Bell, President
E-mail: swoeapresident@gmail.com

Veria Maxberry, Office Secretary
O: 513/771-3319; Toll free: 800/346-2175; FAX: 513/771-6674
E-mail: sec-swoea@cinci.rr.com

Website: www.swoea.com

Western Ohio Education Association

Ella Jordan Isaac, President
E-mail: isaac.tmea@gmail.com

Kim Honeycutt, Office Manager
O: 937/339-9509; Toll free: 800/598-9632; FAX: 937/335-0323
E-mail: woea@woea.org

Website: www.woea.org

Contact information for local affiliates can be found here.

CHAIRPERSON
Levi Kunselman
Youngstown State University
ljkunselman@student.ysu.edu

CHAIR-ELECT
Kellie Crawford
Ohio University – Lancaster
kc814115@ohio.edu

NORTHEAST REPRESENTATIVE
Kyle Anderson
Kent State University
kander73@kent.edu

NORTHWEST REPRESENTATIVE
VACANT

SECRETARY/NEWSLETTER EDITOR
Aubrey Ryan
Kent State University
aryan25@kent.edu

STATE PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Maci Sollie
Ohio University – Lancaster
ms539913@ohio.edu

CENTRAL REPRESENTATIVE
Kristen Long
The Ohio State University
klong2198@yahoo.com

SOUTHEAST REPRESENTATIVE
Tiffani Templin
Ohio University – Lancaster
tt656614@ohio.edu

SOUTHWEST REPRESENTATIVE
Asiaonna Eley
Central State University
aeley0807@gmail.com

MINORITY MEMBER AT-LARGE
Sara Kapaj
The Ohio State University
Kapaj.3@osu.edu

UNDERCLASSMAN AT-LARGE
Kellianne Duncan
Kent State University
kduncal7@kent.edu

SENIOR ADVISORY MEMBER
VACANT

OEA Liaison to OSEA
Patty Nyquist, Director of EPRMA
225 E Broad St
Columbus, OH 4215
614-227-3078
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Assistants: Angela Thum / thuma@ohea.org and Kelli Shealy / shealyk@ohea.org

OSEA Advisor
Robin Jeffries
OEA Board of Directors
JeffriesR@ohea.org

NEA STUDENT PROGRAM, Organizational Specialist
Kimberly Anderson
1201 Sixteenth St. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036
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202/822-7163
FAX: 202/822-7624
kimberlyanderson@nea.org

Cabinet

Chair
John Hoyes
jhoyes@columbus.rr.com

Vice Chair
Bill Sears
wsears1109@aol.com

Secretary
Peg Ham
lowes50@aol.com

OEA Board of Directors
Carol Kinsey
Cskinsey@aol.com

Advisory Council

Capital
Jeff Corbin
jeffrey.corbin@aol.com

Central
Mary Binegar
binegm@aol.com

ECOEA
VACANT

EOEA
Rita Walters
rjwalters@windstream.net

NCOEA
Judy Novak
jar4439@gmail.com

NEOEA
Marsh Buckley
grandpabucks@yahoo.com

NWOEA
Sue Cramer
scramer@toast.net

SEOEA
Jane Miller
janemiller@ohionetwork.com

SWOEA
Judy Buschle
judybuschle@aol.com

WOEA
Phil Long
palcisv13@gmail.com

At-Large Rep
Jane Rahn
jrahna@sbcglobal.net

ESP Rep
Barbara Catalano
barbcatalano@hotmail.com

Higher Ed Rep
Bonnie Harris
bonitahistory@gmail.com

Non-voting Positions

Newsletter Editor
Claudia Miller
claudiabill@gmail.com

Webmaster
Jack Boyd
jboyd.eoea@gmail.com

Legislative
Wil Vickery
wvickejr@yahoo.com

FCPE Representative
Pam Smith
smithpam@zoomnet.net

OEA-R Representatives on OEA Committees

Collective Bargaining & Member Advocacy
Deloris Rome-Hudson
romehudson@aol.com

Local Development & Training
Haven Reardon
havenreardon@yahoo.com

Human and Civil Rights
Sandy Coe
smcoe1952@gmail.com

Organizing Strategy CFC
Marilyn Allen
mrasecond@yahoo.com

Professional Efficacy CFC
Dianne Carter
dlcarter48@yahoo.com

Convention Planning
Chris McVicar
vicarmac@yahoo.com

Legislative
Wil Vickery
wvickejr@yahoo.com

Resolutions
Judy Buschle
judybuschle@aol.com

OEA-FCPE Rep
Pam Smith
smithpam@zoomnet.net

OEA-FCPE Alt
Carol Kinsey
Cskinsey@aol.com

OEA Staff Liaison
Todd Jaeck
800-282-1500
614-227-3119
oea-retired@ohea.org
OEA Heaquarters
225 E. Broad St.
Columbus, OH, 43215
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Service Regions & Field Offices

Service Region A: Bret Benack
Service Region B: Christina Munoz-Nedrow
Service Region C: Kristen Jaeck

Updated November 5, 2018

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