The 56-member OEA Board of Directors directs implementation of policies established by the OEA Representative Assembly.
It is led by the President, Vice President and Secretary-Treasurer. Thirty-eight of the members of the Board of Directors are classroom teachers and/or Education Support Professionals (ESP) elected to represent the constituents of OEA’s 10 District Associations. Four members are elected At-Large by the Representative Assembly, including an ESP member. Eight OEA board members also serve on the NEA Board of Directors In addition, three OEA Divisions—OEA-Retired, the OEA Division of Higher Education and the Ohio Student Education Association—each elect a member to serve on the OEA Board of Directors.