Welcome to the GPVOA Home Page
(for all Greater Portland Area Volleyball Officials)

Final GPVOA Meeting - Monday, October 28th
TIME:   7:00 PM
(Details below)

Please refer specific questions to the board
using the information below.


Congratulations to Bea Wetton from Liberty HS
the 2018-2019 GPVOA Scholarship Winner.


To access training video please click on this link:  ZOOOM Login

Remember to Vote:  OSAA Sportsmanship Form

Scroll to the bottom right on the page.

Officials/Schools - If you have financial questions
please contact Lee Merrick.
  His information is below.  Thank you.


Upcoming Meetings & Events
(Next 10)
Sat10/26/2019Potential League PlayoffsTBD 
Mon10/28/20197:00 PM6th Mandatory Association MeetingPCHSDetails
Wed10/30/20191st Round State 6A/1A 
Sat11/2/20192nd Round State 6A/1A - 1st Round State 2A-5A 
Fri11/8/20198:00 AMState TournamentsVariousDetails
See full schedule

Ask the Ref

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   gpvoatreasurer@gmail.com

 Excused Absence Requests & Attendance Information

            Contact Misty Nikula, GPVOA Secretary mistynikula@gmail.com

            *Put “Excused Absence” in Subject Line

 Test, Rules & Practicum Questions

            Contact Alicia Provost, GPVOA Trainer ajpro24@msn.com

 RefTown Issues, Miscellaneous Questions, Suggestions & Comments


                        Robert Wise (Mentor Questions) robertoluiswise@gmail.com

                        Jeff Hanson  jeff.hanson1@me.com

                        Sorin Oancea  oanceasoare@gmail.com


                        Lizann Schultz hazelsmom@comcast.net 

 Scheduling Questions, Evaluation Requests & Match/School Issues

Contact Debi Hanson, Commissioner gpvoa.commish@me.com

If the board cannot answer your question they will forward your request to the Commissioner.





  1. 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).

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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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