OPHA is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, composed of officers, two members-at-large, the Past President, the Public Policy Committee Chair, the Membership Committee Chair, and the Student Caucus Chair.
The ARGC Affiliate Representative is appointed by the President for a three-year term.
The Public Policy Committee Chair and the Membership Committee Chair are appointed by the President for a one-year term.
The Student Caucus Chair is appointed by members of the Student Caucus.
All other members of the Board are elected by the OPHA membership.
The thirteen section/caucus chairs are elected by the membership their respective sections/caucuses. The two Section/Caucus reps are responsible for maintaining open and fluid communication between the Board of Directors and the sections/caucuses so the "voice" of the sections/caucuses is heard and actively engaged within all decisions taken by the Board of Directors.
2019-2020 OFFICERS/EXECUTIVE BOARD
President - Daryn Kirkpatrick, MPH, CPH
President Elect - Aundria Goree, MPH, LSSGB
Secretary - Floritta Pope, M.S.M
Treasurer - Barbara Colbert
APHA Affiliate Representative - Yanet Trejo
2019-2020 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Past President - D'Elbie Walker
Members-at-Large - Cynthia McGough & Marcus Bruner