The WEA Executive Council is guided by our elected officials. They work tirelessly for our members.

Megan Smith, President

Megan Megan is extremely proud to say that she is a third generation Oregonian. She grew up rafting, hiking, camping, traveling and raising Guide Dogs. Her family lived in New Zealand for a year when she was a child. She lived in Argentina and attended high school during the summer of 1998. As an exchange student, she lived in Spain during the summer of 2002. She received her BA in Spanish from Oregon State University in 2004. Two months later, she tore her ACL up on Mt. Hood and had knee surgery. She received her Master’s degree in Teaching from Concordia University in 2008. She has taught at Welches, Kelso, Cottrell and OTA (K, 1st and 4th). She earned her ESOL Endorsement from Portland State in 2009. She married her long-time friend Ryan in 2011. Their son, Ridder, is six this year and will be attending her school!

Alison Conner, Vice President

1DA0FAC8-D5F0-46A2-8636-45B231AE72CAAlison is the seventh grade science teacher at Boring Middle School. This year marks her return to Boring after several years at Welches Middle teaching both math and science. She is the interim Vice President, appointed by Executive Council. She will serve the remainder of the 2019 school year. She has previously been a building representative and is a WEA representative on ECBC.

Audrey Stroh, Treasurer

AudreyAudrey teaches Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2 at Sandy High School. This is her third year as treasurer for WEA. She will also be representing us as a representative on the East County Bargaining Council this school year.

Nancy Blaesing, Secretary

NancyNancy previously taught Kindergarten at Oregon Trail Academy. This year she will start a new adventure teaching Physical Education, working as a Media Specialist, and also coordinating the Primary Years Programming at OTA as an IB specialist. She has served previously as a building rep and this is her second year as the secretary of WEA.