Greater Portland Volleyball Officials Association
Welcome to the GPVOA Home Page
(for all Greater Portland Area Volleyball Officials)
Thank you for a great year!
Registration opens again in April 2020
Congratulations to the following officials representing the GPVOA
at the 2019 OSAA State Volleyball Championships
Please refer specific questions to the board
using the information below.
Congratulations to Bea Wetton from Liberty HS
the 2018-2019 GPVOA Scholarship Winner.
Officials/Schools - If you have financial questions
please contact Lee Merrick.
His information is below. Thank you.
GPVOA Contact List
Please use the contact information below for help on any of the items listed. Phone numbers are available on the Board page of RefTown http://www.reftown.com/boardcomm.asp
All Financial Questions & Registrations Questions
Lee Merrick, GPVOA Treasurer firstname.lastname@example.org
Excused Absence Requests & Attendance Information
Contact Misty Nikula, GPVOA Secretary email@example.com
*Put “Excused Absence” in Subject Line
Test, Rules & Practicum Questions
Contact Alicia Provost, GPVOA Trainer firstname.lastname@example.org
RefTown Issues, Miscellaneous Questions, Suggestions & Comments
Robert Wise (Mentor Questions) email@example.com
Jeff Hanson firstname.lastname@example.org
Sorin Oancea email@example.com
Lizann Schultz firstname.lastname@example.org
Scheduling Questions, Evaluation Requests & Match/School Issues
Contact Debi Hanson, Commissioner email@example.com
If the board cannot answer your question they will forward your request to the Commissioner.
Our organization is known as the Greater Portland Volleyball Officials Association (GPVOA) and was established in the early 1970's. The GPVOA is a certified association by the Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA). This affiliation allows the members of the association to work high school volleyball matches and provides and affiliation with the "National Federation of State High School Associations" (NFHS).
We provide officials for 75 high schools, 37 middle schools, and line for 7 small colleges in the area. The classification of high schools are broken down as follows: 6A - 39; 5A - 8; 4A - 7; 3A - 8; 2A - 7 and 1A - 7.
The Executive Board of the Association consist of eight (8) regular members who have been elected by popular vote of the membership. The office of Treasurer and the Commissioner are elected every three (3) years. The three Members-at-large are elected for a two (2) year term of office.
Specific duties of each board member are defined by the Association's Constitution and By-Laws. The members-at-large are the direct representatives of all association members and any matter for board consideration should be brought through them.
The Executive Board is responsible for a recruiting and training program for new officials and an in-service training program for experienced officials, coaches and players.
Elections occur annually online and are announced at the last regular meeting in October. Anyone interested in running for one of these positions should contact the Nominating Committee.
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Last modified: April 1, 2018
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