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Oregon Association of Central Office Administrators

About Oregon Association of Central Office Administrators (OACOA)

Oregon Association of Central Office Administrators (OACOA) membership is open to any supervisory personnel who are excluded from the bargaining unit and whose job descriptions are to coordinate, supervise, and/or evaluate instructional programs, curriculum and/or personnel.  This includes Administrators, Directors of Human Resources/Personnel, Directors of Student Services, Directors of Special Education, Business Managers, Coordinators of Special Programs, Curriculum Directors, Special Education Coordinators, Athletic Directors, Technology Directors and IT/IS.

The purpose of the executive committee is to provide opportunities for increasing the competence of persons engaged in supervisory activities in Oregon schools; provide an organizational framework which represents supervisors in statewide education discussion and decisions; and encourage professional communication among members.

Online Meetings

May 13 OACOA online meeting: Updates & Resources

June 3 OACOA online meeting: Updates & Resources

OACOA online meetings are held every three weeks or so. For connection information, contact Colin Cameron.

2020-21 OACOA Seminar Series

To be announced.

Executive Committee


Elaine Fox

Executive Director of Special Programs, Hillsboro SD


Cynthia Richardson

Director of Student Equity, Access and Assessment, Salem-Keizer SD

Past President

Dawn Moorefield

Director of Curriculum, Cascade SD

Region A Representative

April Harrison

Special Programs Director, Rogue River SD

Region B Representative

Melissa Glover

Coordinator, Student Services, Salem-Keizer SD

Region C Representative

Karen Jordan

Executive Director of Student Services, Redmond SD

Region D Representative

Bill Stewart

Curriculum/Assessment, Gladstone SD 115

Region E Representative

Lynne Griffin

Director of Special Services, Seaside SD

At-Large Member

Currently vacant


At-Large Member

Tiffany Rush

Curriculum Director, North Bend SD

At-Large Member

Danielle Hudson

Executive Administrator of Student Services, Beaverton SD

At-Large Member

Shelly Reggiani

Executive Director of Equity & Instruction, North Clackamas SD

Ex-Officio Member

Candace Pelt

Assistant Superintendent, Oregon Department of Education

Ex-Officio Member

Jennifer Patterson

Assistant Superintendent, Oregon Department of Education

Ex-Officio Member

Lisa DeSalvio

Special Services Director, Coos Bay SD

Ex-Officio Member

David Williams

Director-Government Relations, Beaverton, SD

Ex-Officio Member

Angie Peterman

Executive Director, OASBO

Deputy Executive Director

Colin Cameron

Coalition of Oregon School Administrators

Elections for OACOA officers are held annually.  OACOA presidents serve three years (as president-elect, president and past-president).  OACOA regional and at-large representatives serve three-year terms.