Executive Board

Executive Committee

Executive Director                                                     

Karla Hayslett – Eastern High School


Advisor/Bob Fox Awards

Ruth McClain                     


Elected Officers

President                                                                    

Josh Younge – Pickaway – Ross CTC


President-Elect

Debra Nickles – Ohio University – Chillicothe


Past-President                                                            


Vice President – Communications Chair

Allison Volz – Columbus City Schools


Treasurer                                                                    

Margaret Blevins – WUHS Literacy Tutor


Secretary

Casey Matthews – Beachwood High School


Secretary-Elect

Carol Ann Hart


Committee Chairs

Elementary Liaison                                                    

Cameron Carter – Slate Hill Elementary


Secondary/Career Tech Liaison

Chris Wagner – Gahanna Lincoln


University Liaison

Patrick Thomas – University of Dayton

Virginia McCormac


Early Childhood Liaison

Sara Marker – ESC of Central Ohio/Northridge Primary


Gifted Liaison

Heidi Weber – Loveland ES


Censorship Co-chair

Carol Ann Hart

Virginia McCormac 


LGBTQ Liaison

Karen Andrus Tollafield – Kent State University


CEAO (College English Association of Ohio) Liaison

Patrick Thomas – University of Dayton


WROTE Liaison

Carol Ann Hart – Retired


NCTE Liaison

Colleen Ruggieri – Ohio University


ODE Liaison

Elizabeth Bridges – Ohio Department of Education


Legislative Liaison

Sam Whitaker


Social Networking Liaison

Lena Moore – Sheridan High School


OJELA Editor

Beth Walsh-Moorman – Lake Erie College


Membership Liaison

Jessica Sharp – Buckeye Valley High School


Bonnie Chambers Committee

Deb Nickles – Ohio University – Chillicothe 

Debbie Thomas – Granville Intermediate School


Outstanding ELA Educator Awards

Josh Younge – Pickaway – Ross CTC


Buckeye Children’s and Teen Book Awards

Pattie Niese – Dominion Middle School


Conference Planner

Karen Carney – Campbell Elementary


Exhibitor Liaison

Nicole Brickman – Wedgewood Middle School


Registrar

Carol Ann Hart – Retired


Webmaster

Lena Moore – Sheridan High School