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OCTA President Carrie Patane works tirelessly to uphold the principles and regulations set forth in the OCTA contract. Carrie took on a union leadership role in 2003 and continues to advocate each day for fairness in the workplace, educator rights, and solidarity.
Kim LeRoy took over as OCTA grievance chair in 2018. Kim has worked for the OCSD for over a decade. Kim is currently the building librarian at  Minetto Elementary where she also serves as building president. Of unions, Kim says she is proud to help teachers gain a voice.
Gretchen Coakley stepped in as Negotiations Chair in 2018. Prior to this district level union position, she was a building rep and officer at Leighton Elementary. Gretchen has taught in the OCSD for 27 years. Gretchen got involved in the union to hear and share the voices of teachers.
Jenn Cahill has been a part of  your OCTA leadership for 14 years now, serving as leader of political action and external public relations. Mrs. Cahill says that the Oswego 
students are her first love, but that she also enjoys working with teachers.
OCTA treasurer Mike Patane brings his 19 years of math teaching experience and his love of numbers to your Board of Directors. Mike has been actively involved with your union for 14 years now. His numeric prowess is unmatched. Mike teaches 8th graders at the Oswego Middle School.
Michelle McManus took over as OCTA secretary in 2016. She is in her 21st year teaching at Leighton elementary. She has been a building rep for many years and is excited to take on a larger role within the union.
This is Dan Rose’s 14th year on the OCTA Board of Directors in charge of internal public relations, new member council, and newsletter and website design and distribution. Dan recognizes the importance of a strong labor union, and is working hard to keep the entire membership informed.
  Carrie Patane       Kim LeRoy       Gretchen Coakley     Jenn Cahill          Mike Patane    Michelle McManus      Dan Rose
OCTA President   VP Grievance      VP Negotiations     VP Pol. Action       Treasurer             Secretary          VP Newsletter   
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