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OPEA will be awarding two $1,500 prizes to two members. Find out more about our Fall Membership Campaign.
OPEA staff and board members as well as the OPEAPAC trustees were saddened to hear of the passing of OPEA member and OPEAPAC trustee LeRoy Bridges. Mr. Bridges was a retired state employee and had been very politically active for years.
OPEA President Jess Callahan drew the names of the the winners of the cash prizes ending the Fall Membership Campaign during last week's board meeting. The winners of the two $1,500 prizes for recruiting new members were: Gene Hartman from Tulsa who works for DHS and Darrell Walker from Oklahoma City who works for Department of Public Safety. The winners of the two $500 prizes for new members who joined during the campaign were: Teresa Stowe from ...
The OPEA office will be closed Wednesday, December 24 through Friday, December 26. it will also be closed Thursday, January 1 and Friday, January 2, 2015. The OPEA board and staff hopes everyone has a Merry Christmas and a great 2015.
You may be a member who wants to get more involved with OPEA. If you are from Regions Four, Six or Ten, you might consider serving on the OPEA Board of Directors. The board is OPEA’s governing body and meets about six to eight times per year.
The board and staff of OPEA hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving. Our offices will be closed Thursday and Friday. We will be back in the office on Monday, December 1st.
OPEA staff attended legislative interim studies at the Capitol today. These studies are held at the request of legislators who want to hear more about a certain topic. Often, legislators use the information they learn at the hearings to develop legislation.
State Senate and House Members who were endorsed by OPEA fared well during the November 4th general election. Only two house candidates and two senate candidates endorsed by OPEA did not win their general election. When considering whether to endorse a candidate or not, the OPEA Political Action Committee only looks at the voting record of an incumbent candidate on state employment or retirement related issues.
OPEA currently has an opening for a Membership Representative. This position works with the association’s membership team, other staff, board of directors and OPEA members to organize state employees. The membership representatives identify and recruit state employees and retirees to join OPEA; organize state employees to address worksite issues; Educate and train OPEA leaders to participate in Association activities.
Tomorrow is Election Day. Please exercise your voting rights. If you are a state employee, speak with your supervisor about taking time to vote.
With elections just a week away, it is important to review the OPEA Political Action Committee (OPEAPAC) endorsed candidates. Several of OPEAPAC's endorsed candidates won their primaries and will run in the general election November 4th. Listed below are the 2014 OPEAPAC endorsed candidates for the general election.
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OPEA's mission is to unite public employees in Oklahoma to improve the quality of state employment. We are a grass-roots, member-driven organization. Our board and staff receive information and ideas through member dialogue and participation.
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