Officers of the Association consist of a President, Immediate Past President, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. Each officer is a voting member of the Association and is elected by the incoming Board of Trustees for a one-year term. The First Vice President is of the opposite political party as the President, and the Second Vice President is of the same political party as the President. The Secretary and Treasurer are of opposite political parties.
The Board of Trustees is the governing body of the Association. It consists of twenty voting members, composed of ten Directors or Deputy Directors of County Boards of Election equally divided between the Democratic and Republican Parties; and ten Board Members of the County Boards of Election equally divided between the Democratic and Republican Parties.
Any Board Member, Director or Deputy Director of County Boards of Elections of the State of Ohio is eligible for membership in the Ohio Association of Election Officials as a voting member. Other staff members of the County Boards of Elections and/or Secretary of State’s Office who are interested in promoting the activities of the Association are eligible for non-voting membership as Associate Members. Representatives of Corporations, Businesses, or Legislative Bodies who are interested in promoting the activities of the Association are eligible for non-voting membership as Members-at-Large.