Oregon PTA has a small office in SE Portland where our very efficient and helpful Administrative Assistant takes care of the day-to-day processes of the association along with providing technical assistance to local PTA units all over the state. Our Executive Director leads the strategic planning of the association and represents the parent voice in state agencies and organizations.

Administrative Assistant, Beth Nead


Our part-time Legislative Advocate, Otto Schell, works to keep our presence strong and credible in Salem and with like-minded organizations across the state. He also provides advocacy training to PTA parents and keeps the board up to date on policies, ballot measures and laws and the impact they will have on children in Oregon. Otto can be reached at 503-319-3797 or