2018 - 2019 OFFICERS & REPRESENTATIVES
Deanna Steffenhagen Co-President (B) – Ellicottville Center
Anne Raymond Co-President (A) – Olean Center Barn
Valerie Berger – Membership – BOCES Ivers J Norton
Christina Murray – Treasurer – BOCES Ivers J Norton
Erin Shoup – Secretary – BOCES Ivers J Norton
Danielle Rhude – General Rep – Cuba Elementary
Joni Jackson – Teacher Aide Rep - Olean Middle School
Aimee Kemp - Teacher Aide Rep - Cuba / Elm Street Academy
Jackie Paddock - General Rep - Ellicottville Center
"A Union United; Will NEVER Be Divided"
Co-President (B) 2yr. term
Treasurer- 2yr. term
*Nominations and Elections - 3 active members not currently running for office
*Negotiations Committee - 4 active members
*Grievance Committee - Current Executive
*Public Relations Committee - 3 active members
*Sick Bank Leave Committee -
*Audit Committee - 2 active members to conduct yearly financial review
*Liaison Committee - Consists of President/Co-President, active member
Co-President (B) 2 yr. term
Treasurer 2 yr. term
Cattaraugus - Allegany
Teacher Aide Representatives (2)
General Representatives (2)
NYSUT State Delegates (2)
NYSUT National Delegates (2)
*Elected by Secret Ballot
Officers and Representatives - 2 year term. To run for office of President/Co-President a minimum of 2 years must be served as
Membership, Secretary, Treasurer, General or Teacher Aide Representative.
Election nomination form for office held positions must be submitted to the Nominations and Elections Committee
10 days prior to the day of election.
*Floor nominations will not be accepted for the President positions. And additional nominations will only excepted at the discretion of the board.
Representative held positions. A nomination form is recommended but NOT required. Floor nominations for Representatives
will be accepted.
Standing Committees - 2 yr term. Nominated and appointed at time executive board elections. Committee positions may be
by nomination or on volunteer basis. *Floor nominations for standing committees will be accepted.
To promote reasonable methods of work, secure standardized pay, and seek security for the individual by legal and proper means.
To unite in one organization all persons employed in an educational support capacity by BESPA-CA.
Co-President (A) 2yr. term
Membership 2yr. term
Secretary 2yr. term
Co-President (A) 2 yr.term
Membership 2yr. term
Secretary 2 yr. term
To represent the support personnel in collective negotiations with Cattaraugus/Allegany BOCES in the determination of their terms and conditions of employment and administration of grievances arising there under.