The 2017 Workshops for Local Treasurers and Presidents will be conducted on Thursday, July 20 at the Ohio University Inn and Conference Center in Athens, Ohio beginning with a continental buffet at 9:00 and concluding with lunch at 12:00 noon. The cost for this workshop is $10.00 per attendee. However, those who attend, and remain through lunch, will have their check returned at the conclusion of the workshop. Registration will begin at 8:30 A.M.
Treasurers: The Treasurers portion of the workshop will be conducted by OEA Secretary-Treasurer Tim Myers and will address such topics as filing timely reports with OEA and the filing of the 990-N report with the Internal Revenue Service. The importance of properly reporting the local association membership will also be addressed. If you do not also serve as membership chair, please forward this e-mail to your membership chair as well. (Also, please note that attendance at the Treasurers’ Workshop is one of the requirements for a Treasurer to be recognized as an Outstanding Local Treasurer by the OEA.)
Presidents: The President’s portion of the workshop will address current issues- including the local President’s role in grievance processing, disciplinary meetings, and labor management meetings. Also addressed will be conducting meetings, the importance of revising and adhering to the Constitution and Bylaws, expectations of Building Representatives , and the timelines for electing and submitting names of delegates to the OEA and SEOEA Representative Assemblies, and the proper way to submit delegate lists to assure proper seating of delegates. There will also be time to discuss concerns of individual presidents and to share ideas to address said concerns. Carol Taylor from OEA will be the presenter along with local Presidents Belinda Dixon, Brenda Lemon, and Bill Van Pelt.
You will receive invaluable information and materials to assist you in your role.