2019-2020 OSURA Committees and Chairs

  • The Nominations Committee prepares a slate of Officers from existing and proposed new Board members. The nominations committee chair is Chris Mathews.
  • The Finance Committee is made up of the OSURA treasurer, president, president-elect, and past president. It develops the OSURA annual budget, works on OSU support to OSURA, coordinates fundraising, and maintains liaison to the OSU Foundation. TheĀ finance committee chair is Kelvin Koong.
  • The Membership Committee tracks membership and works to recruit and retain members. The membership committee chair is Bill Young.
  • The Scholarship Committee coordinates the OSURA scholarship program, leads scholarship fundraising efforts develops scholarship materials, publicizes scholarship opportunities, selects recipients and arranges for their attendance at the OSURA annual meeting. The scholarship committee chair is Bill Becker.
  • The Program Committee suggests and organizes OSURA programs, such as speakers, tours of campus or other regional facilities, cultural activities, attendance at OSU athletic events, participatory athletic events, and out-of-town events. The program committee chairs are Bobbi Hall and Terri Tower.
  • The Member Services Committee organizes programs of an educational nature pertaining to retirement and provides advice to University leadership on issues of importance to retirees. The member services committee chair is Carroll DeKock.
  • The Volunteer Committee seeks and supports requests from OSU organizations for activities where OSURA members can assist, consistent with the OSURA Policy on Volunteers. The volunteer committee chair is Kathy Motley.
  • The Communication Committee develops and coordinates the OSURA newsletter, monitors the OSURA website and suggests additions or modifications, collects pictures for the website and display board, and publicizes OSURA and OSURA events with the local media. The communications committee chair is Kathy Motley.
  • The Travelshare program committee coordinates speakers from the OSURA membership who share about their travels and travel interests. The golf special interest group plans local golf outings throughout the year. The chair for these ad hoc committees is Jim Krueger.
  • Mealoha McFadden, OSURA administrative support