COSA/Department Leaders


OASSA Executive Committee

Committee Description

Oregon Association of Secondary Administrators (OASSA) serves those administrators who are actively engaged in the administration or supervision of secondary and middle schools/students.  Membership includes principals and vice principals of middle schools, junior highs, high schools and all other levels of administrators in the secondary school.
 
The purpose of the executive committee is:

  • to exercise leadership in promoting the best interest of secondary education in Oregon; and
  • to develop cooperation, professional growth, promote the general welfare of secondary school administrators and work cooperatively with the Oregon Board of Education and other groups, organizations and institutions in the support of public and private secondary education.

Elections for OASSA officers are held annually.  OASSA presidents serve three years (as president-elect, president and past-president) and NASSP Coordinator.  OASSA members-at-large serve 2-year terms.


Committee Leadership
Matt Thatcher
(President)
Principal
Cascade High School
Turner, OR
United States

Mr Curt D Shelley
(President Elect)
Principal
Grant Union Jr.-Sr. High School
John Day, OR
United States

Kevin Ricker
(Past President)
Principal
Centennial High School
Gresham, OR
United States

Peyton Chapman
(At Large Member)
Principal
Lincoln High School
Portland, OR
United States

Eric S Clendenin
(At Large Member)
Secondary Education Director
Lincoln County SD
Newport, OR
United States

Therese Gerlits
(At Large Member)
Assistant Principal
Silverton High School
Silverton, OR
United States

Wayne Herron
(At Large Member)
Superintendent/Principal
Elgin SD 23
Elgin, OR
United States

Lee W Loving
(At Large Member)
Principal
Ridgeview High School
Redmond, OR
United States

Roland Marshall
(At Large Member)
Principal
Weston-McEwen High School
Athena, OR
United States

Mr. Ed Mendelssohn
(At Large Member)
Assistant Principal
Thurston Middle School
Springfield, OR
United States

Clint R Raever
(At Large Member)
Principal
Toledo Junior/Senior High School
Toledo, OR
United States

Ms Cynthia Richardson
(At Large Member)
Principal
North Salem High School
Salem, OR
United States

Susan R Rieke-Smith
(At Large Member)
Assistant Superintendent
Springfield SD 19
Springfield, OR
United States

Craig Hawkins
(COSA Executive Director)
Executive Director
Confederation of Oregon School Administrators
Salem, OR
United States