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Meet your 2018 Student Executive Council

Meet your 2018 Student Executive Council


President: Hailey
– “We rise by lifting others” that is just about all you need to know about how I live my life. I am constantly looking for more ways to help others and make a greater lasting impact on our world. I am so very grateful to have been elected as your State President because I will get to work with this amazing council on a bigger platform than I ever have before. In my personal life I focus a lot on the value of servant leadership and I’d love to integrate that into OASC this year. In my (very limited) free time I love to read, volunteer, “shake it”, and do anything involving the outdoors! I cannot wait for the coming year of more fantastic OASC events!

At Large Rep: ShelbyHello OASC! My name is Shelby Bowen and I am one of your At-large rep this year! I am 17 years old and I attend Grants Pass high school in Southern Oregon. I choose to live by the motto, “appreciate the little things,” because life is packed full of wonderful moments that can easily pass by unnoticed. This coming year will be one for the books, as it will be filled with many laughs, adventures, smiley times, & moments of sitting down with a cup of tea and my doggo, listening to my favorite tunes. The one thing that is always incredibly impactful for me in my year is the experiences I have at OASC, (which include many many laughs and adventures.) OASC has in numerous ways made me who I am, by teaching me what it means to be a kind human, teaching me to share my time to benefit others, and appreciate quality time and conversation. I’m beyond thrilled to be able to work with the SEC this year in making OASC experiences for all of you ones to remember.

At Large Rep: DerekMy name is Derek Evans, and I’m a junior from Sandy High School who has a deep passion for running and Leadership. I first found OASC my freshman year, and I’ve been addicted ever since. My goal for OASC and as an active member of the Board, is to help everyone who walks into OASC, get that same addiction, and help people further their involvement on as many levels as possible! Through Leadership an OASC, I’ve found my home in many activities. I’m serving as the president of Sandy Key Club, an active member of NHS, an Oregon Capitol Ambassador, and I’m also a cross country and track runner! Through all of these wonderful opportunities, I’ve learned to love all for who they are, and I wish to spread that as much as possible!

Northwest Rep: JacksonGetting to Know Your Northwest Representative Jack Boothe: At Clatskanie High School I am a part of ASB serving as Service Coordinator, Speech and Debate, Football, Basketball, Baseball, and I also help with journalism. I’m almost always busy but when I’m not I do what most other teenagers do and that’s playing video games. As Northwest Representative I really want to get every school on my region as involved in OASC as possible. I know how life changing OASC has been for me and I want other students to experience the magic of OASC.

Metro Rep: Sal– My name is Sal Najjar and I am your OASC Metro representative. I currently attend Mountainside High School, Oregon’s newest and largest high school. Student leadership is important to me because of the joy it can bring to others. In my free time I enjoy listening to the ”good vibes” playlist on Spotify, stargazing ( or watching Oregon’s endlessly clouded skies), and ‘snapping’ friends on Snapchat. I also love working with organizations such as the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Board of Beaverton and the World Affairs Council of Oregon to make my city a better place. Above all, I enjoy being a part of OASC because it has given me the gift of a smile, the lesson of love, and the charity of inclusivity. Being a part of SEC is an honor because OASC has never failed at putting a smile on my face, and I want to do the same as Metro Rep. I cannot wait to get started!

Mid West Rep: Brittany- My name is Brittany Grenbemer, and I’m from a tiny town right on the Santiam River. I represent the Midwest Region on the Student Executive Council, and I’m so excited for this upcoming year getting to serve all of you. This year, I look forward to working with OASC to keep bringing great experiences to student leaders across Oregon. A goal of mine I’d like to accomplish while on the board is getting more small schools involved in OASC. Coming from a small school myself, I know the importance of small school leadership, and a higher turnout from small schools to these OASC events could make a big impact. I love OASC and it’s a huge part of my life, but I love involving myself with other activities too. I always need to be busy! In a small school like mine, I can’t help but find myself involved in almost everything. I’m involved in activities including volleyball, basketball, softball, choir, 4-h, theatre, Younglife, and many more. I serve as Santiam High School’s ASB president, and that has been an amazing experience. I’m so thankful to be able to serve as your Mid-West Regional Representative, and I can’t wait serve this year on the Student Executive Council!

Mid Level Rep: Grace- Hey, my name is Grace Lind and I am one of the two middle level reps. I attend Armand Larive middle school as an 8th grader in a small town called Hermiston. Before I entered leadership in 6th grade, I had no idea what OASC was. I didn’t even know it existed. After attending my first fall regional, I realized that this is something I wanted to continue participating in. As a 7th grader I found out that next year I could apply to be on the student board. It was on my mind for a while and once I was eligible I applied and got the position. I am so in love with OASC and the atmosphere it creates. The organization makes every kid in the room feel wanted, that they matter, and that they can make a difference in the world. But when i’m not smiling my biggest smile at OASC, I play basketball, tennis, and soccer. I hang out with my friends and family and binge watch series on netflix. I am so excited for what the new year has to offer, one goal I have is to continue to grow as a leader. Also to meet and learn from so many more amazing people.

Mid Level Rep: Desmond– My name is Desmond Garza most people just call me Dez though. I am the middle school rep for the second year in a row. I attend a school in Portland as a 8th grader the school is Boise Eliot Humboldt. I first attended OASC spring conference I was shy but the current board at the time gave me courage to step out there so I did. Then I went to summer camp and the things we did there games, boundary breaking, workshops the Dance and everything in between was AMAZING. I knew that I want to be apart of something like this where you teach leadership through many way and do so while putting a smile on someone’s face. when I heard there was a new year new board I applied. Outside of OASC I love the game of basketball and how you have to work together and work hard to achieve what you and your team is to accomplish.

East Rep: TristanHi, I’m Tristan Weimer I go to la Grande High School I’m the ASB Vice President and the SEC Eastern representative. Before my freshman year of high school I had zero interest in leadership. Once introduced to leadership and student government I instantly loved it. I’m a very hands on leader and I love to organize events. Being on SEC is amazing, being able to do something I’m so passionate about on such a large scale is so life changing.

 

 

Central Rep: JJHi I’m JJ Riddell and I am Central Rep! I go to Redmond High School and serve as the sophomore class president. I love being in leadership because it feels amazing when you make a difference inside your school or within the community you are apart of. Also being able to put a smile on peoples faces is one of the most accomplishing feeling ever! Outside of leadership I enjoy the outdoors, volunteering with different foundations or school clubs, and playing sports. Being apart of OASC and being able to be on the Student Executive Council  is a dream come true because I get to do the thing I love on a larger scale!

Southern Rep: Tanikwah- Hello, my name is Tanikwah Lang. I am so excited to have been elected as the Southern Oregon region representative. I have so much ambition and so many goals for the year ahead. Some of my main goals are to expand OASC to more schools in each region because each schools deserves some of our OASC magic. My personal goal is to work more on my communication with each school in my region and to address their concerns. Some of my hobbies include: soccer, track, socializing, eating, and meeting new people. Meeting new people may sound odd but working on first impressions and expanding my comfort zone is very important. I can’t wait for this upcoming year with many things to learn.

OASC Leader Gift Guide

OASC Leader Gift Guide

We had so many people LOVE our Holiday gift guide 2016 that we thought we’d put together another one for 2017! Below we have 12 gifts that would be PERFECT for any leader! Don’t see something that you think leaders need? Let us know by emailing Katie at katie@oasc.org.

1. Winter Energizer 2018

Eligible for current 8th-12th graders, Winter Energizer 2018 will be the PERFECT time to get re-energized to finish out your school year. Registration is available now online at OASC.org. Scholarships available also!

Only $140 – $25 non-refundable deposit due at registration  REGISTER NOW!

Click here to view last year’s highlight video.

2. Wonderboom Speaker

Whether it’s for setting a positive mood during class or relaxing after school, every leader needs a bluetooth speaker. We found this one at Costco on sale! Buy one for yourself and give one to a friend!

$119.99* – Purchase Now   *Must be a member of Costco to receive discount.

2. Scratch Map

Got a travel bug? Use this map to plan your next trip–and scratch off where you’ve been! Maybe you’ll want to add Peru to your list– OASC is going during Spring Break 2019! Click here for more info!

$29.99 – Purchase Now

3. Table Topic Cards

The key to a good leader is communication. Test your communication skills with table-topics!

$25.00 per set – Purchase Now

4. Backpack Charger

Any leader on the go has experienced a dead laptop or dead cell phone. Quit standing by wall outlets and get yourself a charging backpack!

$99 on AmazonPurchase Now

5.The Servant by James C. Hunter

This book is on the top of our Executive Director, Sara Nilles’s list for all student leaders! Dive into The Servant by James C. Hunter.

$13.43 on Amazon – Purchase Now!

6. One Question a Day 5 Year Journal

Every leader should journal, but journalling can be ANYTHING! Check out this Question a Day Journal. It will be fun to look back what you wrote when you started!

$14.85 on Amazon – Purchase Now!

7. First Aid Kit

We all have accidents–but why not be the one with the bandaid! Get your leader a First Aid Kit and know they’ll always be prepared when an emergency strikes!

$11.75 on Amazon – Purchase Now!

8. Hot Sauce

For that wacky stocking stuffer, get your leader a Sriracha Keychain Bottle! They can use it especially at Summer Leadership Camp when their food gets a little bland!

$15 for 3 bottles – Purchase Now!

9. Personalized Stationary

Hand written notes are a given when you’re a leader. Personalized stationary will take those notes to the next level!

Prices & Designs Vary – Purchase Now

10. Planner

Organization is key to every leader. This simple planner would be the perfect start to anyone’s new year.

$12.49 on Amazon – Purchase Now!

11. Essential Oils

In the realm of mindfulness, essential oils can help balance and brighten changing moods. These essential oil rollers are designed to provide targeted emotional health benefits when applied every day.

$125.00 – Purchase Now

12. Motivation Cards

Every leader needs some motivation every now and again. Why not gift your leader a set of motivational quote cards. They can share them with friends or hang around their room to stay motivated.

$9.99 on Amazon. – Purchase Now

Meet the Candidates!

In just one week, OASC member schools will elect it’s Student Executive Council at Fall Conference 2017 in Seaside, Oregon.

The process to apply and be selected to campaign for a spot on the Student Executive Council is ambitious. Not only does it take a strong, involved leader in their own schools and communities, but a positive role model who is an example of the OASC Motto; Act. Serve. Lead. The OASC Executive Board consists of 21 members where the Student Executive Council are the majority.

Students on the Executive Board represent Oregon student leaders as they help plan conferences, give input on curriculum, and discuss necessary improvements to our organization as we strive for inclusivity. The following students were chosen to campaign at Fall Conference for a spot on the Student Executive Council.

PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

 Shelby Bowen

Grants Pass High School, 11th Grade | Southern Region

Hello OASC! My name is Shelby Bowen and I’m a junior at Grants Pass High School. As my Instagram bio says I am a lover of life and food, and can’t help but get giddy around cute doggos.
I began participating in leadership during my seventh grade year, and it was the best decision I could have ever made. It has given me so many opportunities to grow; not only a leader, but also as a person. I am very passionate about OASC and all that it has to offer. It gives me a sense of belonging and drives me to become more involved in my school and community.
In 2015, I had the opportunity to be a part of the SEC as a mid-level rep. I was able to experience how much work and dedication it takes to do the job, however, I also know that the process and end result is certainly worth the work. The SEC creates a widespread, common bond between everyone that participates, and other leadership students alike. There is no better feeling than working with the people I love and appreciate to create opportunities for others to do the same. I want to be a part of creating that same joy and contentment for many others that attend our conferences.
My goal will be to work together with the SEC to spread the OASC love that we all know and love so much. I want everyone to have the opportunity to experience what has impacted my life so much.
Thank you so much. I look forward to this future opportunity and working with you all.
I love being a part of the OASC family and it would be an honor to be your OASC State President.

 

 Derek Evans

Sandy High School, 11th Grade | Metro Region

Being the President of OASC has been my dream since I first stepped foot into Fall Conference 2015. The electricity of it all, the laughter, friends, cheer and general kindness really created an atmosphere I got addicted to. I was a shell of who I am now, because the love, kindness, and compassion shown to me has changed me forever. Smiles have become a constant in my life, and my constant goal is to make everyone else smile. That’s why I want to be the president of OASC, to spread the cheer and love and everything that I’ve been a part of and have felt.The family that OASC is, has helped me change into what I see OASC as. I aim to embody the characteristics of OASC- the duty to act, serve, and lead. The ability to love unconditionally, show compassion, and never treat anyone with anything but kindness. I want this to be a constant goal for everyone in OASC, something that is feasible because they have felt these emotions first hand. As president, I will ensure that everybody that comes into OASC makes their own story, finds a new family, and leaves as a much happier and more loving person.

 

Hailey Hardcastle

Sherwood High School, 11th Grade | Metro Region

I want to be OASC State President because OASC has no doubt been the most positive experience in my life. At OASC I learned that no leader is made alone, and anyone can become a leader if they are surrounded by supportive people. I think that OASC needs a leader that is able to connect with all sort of different people. Through my leadership experience I’ve gone from being the quietest kid in class to the most outgoing leader you will ever know, because of this I can relate to all different students. I am applying for state president specifically because I have been my class vice president the past four years and the president this year so my area of expertise is definitely in leading groups of other leaders. I know that leaders need lots of encouragement and I strongly believe in being just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own. Our OASC students need a leader who is able to understand and encourage them. Student council is my life and this position is my number one priority so I will put my all into every single day of it. Please help me make this the most impactful year yet. Hailey Hardcastle for OASC state president!


CENTRAL REGION CANDIDATE

JJ Riddell

Ridgeview HS, 10th Grade

Last year I attended Fall Conference as a freshman and I immediately fell in love with the environment at OASC. During fall conference I listened to all the candidate’s presenting their election statements and I knew that I wanted to get more involved. Since then I have been applying the leadership skills that I learned at OASC through the different workshops I attended and also by listening to the different guest speakers that were at Fall Conference. My school has a very strong leadership program, but as a school we do not have the best reputation. I believe that being Central Representative will instill a new mindset to those in my school that think they can not make a difference. Seeing someone who is involved in numerous activities like myself will allow others to create new ideas and inspire them to be their best selves. This can apply to not only my school, but to the many others that are apart of Central Region. During the summer I went to the OASC leadership camp where I saw and experienced the magic that OASC has brought to so many lives in people my age. After Fall Conference running for SEC was just a thought in the back of my head, but leaving summer camp I made it a goal to help everyone I meet experience the amazing feeling that I had at camp through my leadership skills. I believe that by being the Central Representative, I can not only be apart of the magic that OASC has to offer, but I can also help spread this feeling to others as well.


NORTHWEST REGION CANDIDATES

Jackson Boothe

Clatskanie High School, 10th Grade

My freshman year I was elected Freshman Class President, that lead me to OASC. I instantly fell in love, so I attended Fall Conference, Winter Energizer, Spring Conference and Summer Camp Session 1. When asked to think about running for the SEC, I was overjoyed. The more I thought about the opportunity for me to become more involved with OASC the more excited I am about this association.For me OASC has been absolutely life changing, without it I definitely would not be who I am today. The experience is something that I wish everyone could experience sometime throughout their high school years. This is why I would like to represent the Northwest region, because I want to make my fantastic region even better. Getting more schools involved and excited every year for OASC is my main goal. I know if more schools experience the magic of OASC it would be a life changing for them too.

 

Maleah Upton

Tillamook High School, 10th Grade

In the summer of 2014 I arrived at OASC Summer Leadership Camp for my very first time. I was not exactly one to go to camps or try things such as this and in my small seventh grade mind I was scared beyond belief. Upon arrival everything seemed so different to what my mind had made it out to be and I had immediately fallen in love with every little aspect of the magical environment encased within the people surrounding me. I couldn’t help but return each year since.Since the very first moment I had attended OASC I grew a love for not only the way it had made me expand myself as a leader through classes, workshops, and activities, but I had fallen in love with everyone around me. I aspired to be just like them. As time has passed I’ve become more aware that I never have really gotten the chance to work so in depth to give something back to others that I care so deeply about. In running for SEC this is exactly what I want to do. My goal is to share this feeling and hopefully grow a love for leadership within another person just as the people of OASC and everyone involved has done for me.


SOUTHERN REGION CANDIDATE

Tanikwah Lang

Henley High School, 10th Grade

I attended the NASC conference in June and I fell in love with the association. That trip was my first time flying, first time away from my family, first time on the east coast, and first time at a Redsox game. OASC brings me to try new things, go new places, meet new people, and for that I am so incredibly great full. Because OASC has given me so much I want to give back to them and be a bigger part in this association. I want to be surrounded by my OASC family more often. I have always been loud and out going and could never find the place where people didn’t find it annoying and actually enjoyed my enthusiasm for life, but now I am here applying to be in a place where I share my joy. OASC is my second home and my sense of belonging.


MIDWEST REGION CANDIDATES

Brittany Grenbemer

Santiam Jr./Sr. HS, 11th Grade

In August of 2015, I was swept into a world unlike any I had ever known before. Confused, I walked into what turned out to be the best week of my life. A week full of fun and ever-lasting friendship. Where else would you find an ecstatic atmosphere like the one OASC brings? My life was forever changed by my OASC experience thus far, and I want to do all I can to make that impact for others in OASC. I think I have a copious amount of qualities that would make me fit to be on the student executive council. One main reason I am running to be on the student executive council is to represent the small schools not only in my region, but also all over Oregon. It seems that the majority of people involved in OASC are from big schools, and the population of small school OASC-goers is tremendously outnumbered. I’d like to bring small school issues into the spotlight as well as big school issues. I think that when it comes to school leadership, small schools have a lot of tactics to learn from big schools, while big schools have a lot to learn from small schools respectively. To be on the student executive council would allow me to discuss issues going on within the school systems, and make resolutions to resolve these concerns. I want to be apart of the student executive council because I can bring unique ideas and be apart of a positive change to the school atmosphere. I believe I would benefit from the council as much as the council could benefit from me. I have already had so many great opportunities from OASC, and I hope that serving OASC on the student executive council could be my next big adventure.

Madisen Hill

Thurston High School, 11th Grade

I am applying for the position of Regional Representative. I decided to apply for this position after the amazing experience I had at camp this last summer. By going to camp, I realized that I want to be more involved with student government and I want to do more to help others. I have a passion for helping people and I believe that by being apart of the SEC I could accomplish this passion of mine! I would love to be a Regional Representative because I want to do more not just for my school, but also for my community and our beautiful state.

Michelle Sekafetz

Perrydale HS, 11th Grade

Since I was in sixth grade I have been attending OASC conferences and events. I remember my first time at spring conference and I looked up at the stage during the first general session. On that stage was the student executive council, and when I saw what they were doing to help student leaders all over Oregon to gain leadership skills, that is when I knew that I wanted to be a part of the SEC Council.

I applied to apart of the Student Executive Council for OASC because I want to inspire other student leaders just like the retired SEC Council members have inspired me. Secondly, I want to inspire the smaller schools to become more involved in OASC. I also want to help the smaller schools get more resources to help expand their leadership programs. Lastly, I want to help schools become involved in their communities and volunteer activities. I believe in servant leadership and that we should give back to the people who help us and we should help out the people who nee help.

I’ve learned that at OASC you can be yourself without having to worry about others making fun of you. I want to be someone who can make a difference in somebody else’s life and inspire them to not only be themselves but to also go after their dreams.


METRO REGION CANDIDATES

Shawna Ashley Ingram

Hillsboro High School, 11th Grade

Hello, my name is Shawna Ashley Ingram and I am eager to be running for OASC SEC’s President. I am running for this position because OASC has always been the one place I can truly be myself and I want to work to spread this experience to other students throughout the state of Oregon. OASC has also taught me how to be a servant leader and how to lead by example. I take OASC’s motto of “Act. Serve. Lead.” very seriously and I implement this motto into everything I do. I am extremely grateful for what OASC has taught me and I want to make sure everyone has this opportunity to learn and grow as a leader as much as I have.

I am very lucky to attend an OASC member school and for the opportunity that I have been given to attend OASC events however, I know that other people aren’t given these chances to grow as a leader due to lack of exposure to OASC or due to financial needs. I want to be on SEC to work on outreach and working with advisors to first of all, tell students about camp and about how life changing the experience is; and secondly, work to add more financial opportunities to go to OASC by expanding the “Friends of OASC” program. I plan on doing this by reaching out OASC alumni and also local businesses throughout the state to support this program and the student leaders depending on the scholarships the program provides. My desire to be in this program stems from my desire to give back to this program that has given so much to me and work to expand this program so other student leaders can benefit from this life change experience.

Mia Johnson

Cleveland High School, 11th Grade

My name is Mia Johnson and I am currently a junior at Cleveland High School in southeast Portland. It feels so weird to say that I’m a junior already and even crazier to think that the first time I discovered OASC was two years ago. I came to fall conference my freshman year and I can easily say it was the best thing I could’ve done to start off high school. After that first event I was hooked and have gone to every event I could since then; and if you’ve been to even one OASC event before it’s not hard to see why.

This place is special to say the least and extends far beyond just learning leadership skills. Going to any OASC event is fun and exciting every single time. There’s no place quite the same. I never would’ve thought at the beginning of my freshman year that I would make lasting friendships in only three days, openly cry, laugh and dance in front of strangers, or even travel to a foreign country with people I have never met to help build a school and even be forced to zipline above the trees, (helping me learn that heights are one of my biggest fears). There’s a sense of connection here that I hadn’t felt before that first conference, but now am constantly on the lookout for. I want to be on SEC because of all of these things. OASC is the place I feel most myself and most at home and I’ll take as much of that as I can get. I want to try to give back the good that OASC has made me feel because everyone deserves to know what that feels like.

Sal Najjar

Mountainside High School, 10th Grade

For most, the happiest place on earth is Disneyland; for me, it’s OASC. My name is Sal and I’m running for the metro representative position. Throughout my entire high school experience, I have had one lasting goal: leaving a smile on the face of every person I interact with. In many ways I feel like OASC completes that goal. Although I have only been attending OASC events for a year, the impact it has had on my life has been incredible. My first memories started with the biggest of smiles and the tightest hugs.”We don’t shake hands at OASC, we hug it out.” I walked away from this year’s summer camp with 50 new best friends. These moments I’ve experienced are ones that I think everyone deserves to live through as well. That is why as a Metro rep I would try to spread positivity, love, and a willingness to say yes to challenges across the metro region. I would encourage other schools to accept the challenge of attending event such as fall conference and summer camp. OASC has never failed at encouraging me to keep smiling, and I want to do the same as Metro representative.

Sophie Wong

Tualatin High School, 10th Grade

Hello, my name is Sophie Wong and I am currently a sophomore at Tualatin High School. I have been involved in some sort of leadership class for the past 6 years, and I am humbled to accept that it takes over a majority of my life. I am also the treasurer in my ASB class, and greatly involved in our school. When I was first introduced to OASC in 7th grade at spring conference, I fell in love with the culture, experience, and relationships that are created at all OASC events. I was ecstatic to apply for the mid-level position, which quickly became the best decision I have ever made. My mindset was altered completely, and I finally understood my love for leadership. Being behind the scenes and creating what I know hundreds of people love is a privilege and makes me beyond happy! I am forever thankful for all of the experiences that OASC has given me and I want to do everything I can to give back. It feels so good to make positive changes like, picking great keynote speakers, reaching out to new schools, or even altering the way we connect with each other as leaders. I would love to experience what it’s like on the SEC as a regional representative and I’d love to share all of my ideas with the board:)


EASTERN REGION CANDIDATES

Isel Tejeda Urenda

Hermiston High School, 11th Grade

I am applying for the position of OASC Eastern Oregon Regional Representative because I would like to help my region further expand its membership in the association. The OASC is a proactive leadership development program that has truly impacted the infrastructure of student councils in the Hermiston School District. I have had the pleasure of taking an active role in my District’s student councils since the 5th grade. As a result, I have seen and been apart of the evolution of our student councils. I would love for other districts in the Eastern Oregon Region to have the ability to experience not only the high energy OASC conferences, but for them to be able to apply these experiences and form stronger, more driven student councils.

Driven student councils are what make a whole world of a difference, anyone can tell you that, but the OASC has taught me that we should strive to be servant leaders. The idea behind being a servant leader is without a doubt one of the most valuable things I have learned from this association. Being a servant leader promotes selflessness and benevolence. These characteristics are important to me because I believe they are representative of how every leadership member should feel towards their community and school. When I first received the opportunity to join leadership I did so with altruism, thinking it would be a good way to give back and encourage my peers to be more involved. Overall I have not once regretted my decision to join my school’s leadership program and I hope that I will be able to serve as the OASC Eastern Oregon Regional Representative.

Tristan Weimer

La Grande High School, 11th Grade

I never thought I would be a leadership kid. One of my teachers in middle school recommended me for student government at my high school. I wanted nothing to do with student government, but my parents forced me into it. At the time, I resented them, but in just a couple of weeks I would come to thank them. That year, my first year of student government, my adviser would introduce me to something so life changing I would have no idea how to handle it. That thing was OASC, something that would become my second home. He told all of the Leadership students that there would be a mini leadership camp and I signed up thinking that my fellow freshmen officers would sign up too, but they didn’t. With this being my first OASC event, I was pretty scared and I got pretty nervous about being forced to go. I would talk about having to spend the weekend with complete strangers that I have never met. Pre-OASC me thought that sounded like the worst time ever. But to my surprise, it was probably one of the best times of my life. At Winter Energizer, I saw members of the SEC and I was star stuck. I thought that this is what true leadership was, the way they were inclusive to everyone there. That was when I decided I wanted to be a part of SEC. I wanted to be just like them and make both old and new members of OASC feel that way they made me feel. So, here I am today, running for Eastern Representative. So please, vote for me!


OASC Regions

 

Metro Region

  • Clackamas County
  • Multnomah County
  • Washington County

Northwest Region

  • Clatsop County
  • Columbia County
  • Tillamook County
  • Yamhill County

Central Region

  • Crook County
  • Deschutes County
  • Hood River County
  • Jefferson County
  • Sherman County
  • Wasco County

Mid-West Region

  • Benton County
  • Lane County
  • Linn County
  • Marion County
  • Lincoln County
  • Polk County

Southern Region

  • Coos County
  • Curry County
  • Douglas County
  • Jackson County
  • Josephine County
  • Klamath County
  • Lake County

Eastern Region

  • Baker County
  • Gilliam County
  • Grant County
  • Harney County
  • Malheur County
  • Morrow County
  • Umatilla County
  • Union County
  • Wallowa County
  • Wheeler County