[Columbus, May 13, 2019] ─ Members of the Ohio Education Association (OEA), the state’s largest public employee union, have elected Scott DiMauro to a three-year term as President, and Jeff Wensing to a three-year term as Vice President. Both will take office on July 15, 2019. The current President, Becky Higgins, is term-limited after having served two three-year terms.
The election of the two officers took place over the weekend at the OEA’s Representative Assembly (RA), the governing body of the organization. Nearly 1,000 member delegates from OEA local affiliates throughout Ohio participated in the RA.
DiMauro, who currently serves as OEA’s Vice President, has been an active OEA member throughout his teaching career. He was a social studies teacher at Worthington Kilbourne High School before being elected as OEA’s Vice President in 2013.
OEA Vice President-elect Jeff Wensing is a 26-year high school math teacher from Parma, Ohio. Prior to his election as OEA Vice-President, Wensing served as the President of the Parma Education Association and as the President of the North Eastern Ohio Education Association.
OEA represents 122,000 teachers, education support professionals and higher-education faculty.