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Current OCSS Board

Executive Board: 2016-2017


President:  John M. Zingale

Middle school social studies at Vancouver iTech Preparatory.

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Vice President:  Tim Hart

Social Studies teacher in Sheridan, Oregon at Faulconer-Chapman School.


Secretary:  Erin Porter

Program Manager, Reading Results, Portland Oregon

Treasurer:  Justin Wright

Classroom Teacher

Pacific Crest Community School

Past Treasurer - Cynthia Basye

Educational Consultant

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Board Member / Newsletter Editor:  Sarah Warsaw

Activities Director, history, and leadership teacher at Summit High School in Bend, OR.

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Board Member:  Marcus Wenzel

Teacher in the College of Education at Western Oregon University.

Board Member:  Kim Blair

Retired teacher of elementary students and teachers for 30 years.

Board Member:  Michael Lindblad

Classroom Teacher

Gresham High School

Past President:  Sarah Segal

Sixth grade humanities at Hood River Middle School.

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Ken Carano

Assistant Professor of Education

Western Oregon University

Editor, Oregon Journal for the Social Studies


Past President:  Jo Sigmund

Founder and Teacher of the Emerson School, Portland

Past President - Shawn Daley

Assistant Professor of Education

Concordia University, Portland

Past President - Geoffrey Stuckart

Social Studies Teacher

Central Catholic High School, Portland

Teresa Bulman

Associate Professor, Portland State University

Oregon Geographic Alliance Representative

Andrea Morgan

Social Science Specialist, ODE

Oregon Department of Education Representative

Gayle Thieman

Associate Professor of Education Portland State University

Past President, OCSS

Past President, NCSS

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