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Save the Date / OACB 31st Annual Convention is December 3-5

OACB's 31st Annual Convention will take place this year from December 3-5 at the Hilton Columbus at Easton. As is customary, OACB will be conducting its annual organizational business - trustee elections, the Delegate Assembly, and our annual awards - during the event. 

OACB 31st Annual ConventionDelegate Assembly
The annual Delegate Assembly offers an opportunity for OACB member boards to introduce resolutions to be considered by the full OACB membership for adoption. This year, the Annual Delegate Assembly will take place in the evening on Wednesday, December 3.

Trustee Elections
Each year, a portion of the OACB Board of Trustees is up for election. This year, the following seats are up for consideration (current trustees for these positions are listed in parentheses):

  • North East (Diane Roman Fusco, Cuyahoga DD)
  • North West (Joseph Catalano, Wood DD)
  • South East (Sky Gettys, Perry DD)
  • West Central (Linda Lehman, Allen DD)
  • Middle-Third Counties (Mike Thoroughman, Scioto DD)
  • Statewide (Dean Fadel, Franklin DD)

With the exception of Sky Gettys, who has informed us he does not plan to run for re-election, all of the current trustees in these positions intend to seek re-election for another term. If you would like to run for a seat on the OACB Board of Trustees, CLICK HERE to be taken to our nomination form. Nominations must be received NO LATER than November 7, 2014 to be included in the elections, which will take place at the Delegate Assembly on December 3.

Annual Awards
Every year, OACB presents awards to several DD professionals who have contributed a great deal to the advancement of our system. Nominations are made by other professionals in the field. This year's deadline for nominations has passed. The following awards will be presented at the convention:

  • Distinguished Service Award
  • Kenneth Legats Award
  • Betty Macintosh Award


CLICK HERE for more information about this year's convention.


Want to attend the event?  Registration is now open! CLICK HERE to register.


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