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The AFT-Oregon Executive Council has a vacancy for the Secretary position. Duties for this position include assisting with collecting meeting and committee minutes, notes, agendas, and corresponding documents, and organizing executive council files within a shared digital format for the entire Executive Council.


AFT-Oregon leaders stand in solidarity with those who are exercising their fundamental rights to protest injustice, hold institutions accountable, and exercise academic freedom. We stand in opposition to police repression and the suspension, expulsion, or retaliation of our union members and the students we serve at Oregon’s colleges and universities, such as at PSU and UO where demonstrations are ongoing.

Spring into Power AFT-Oregon

AFT-Oregon's Annual Training Event

Join us for AFT-Oregon's annual training event, Spring into Power.

Saturday, April 13, 2024


If you are involved with your local’s communications or social media, you are invited to AFT-Oregon’s Communications Symposium, which will be held online Friday, Feb. 16 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. We are hoping to gather leaders from many locals to have a collaborative and fruitful discussion.

In the first hour, local leaders will share best practices for contacting members and the bargaining unit using communications and social media tools. In the second hour, we’ll discuss how locals and AFT-Oregon can best support and amplify the messages of our fellow unionists. 


Employees of Friends of the Children - Portland voted today to form a new union named FriendsPDX Union Network (FUN), which is affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers-Oregon. The vote, conducted by the National Labor Relations Board, was approved by 93% of the voting employees.

Executive Vice President-elect Ted Cooper and President-elect Ariana Jacob

Delegates to the AFT-Oregon's 69th Convention in Sunriver elected a new Executive Council on April 30, 2023. The delegates elected Ariana Jacob, PSUFA Co-Chair, to be the new president. The Executive Vice President will be Ted Cooper, GEU, and the Secretary will be Fara Broughton, CGE President. The Treasurer will be Bill Harbaugh, UAUO Treasurer and the Vice President for Political Action will be Hollie Oakes-Miller of PCCFFAP.


Documents from the 2023 AFT-Oregon Convention can be found here.

Here are the proposed amendments to the AFT-Oregon Constitution and Bylaws that were submitted by the February 27 deadline.  MORE

AFT-Oregon is proud to host its 2023 Convention at the Sunriver Resort on April 28-30, 2023. This year’s theme is “Solidarity Together!” and will feature our first-ever hybrid convention. Elected delegates and alternates can choose to attend in-person or remotely. Interested observers can live-stream the convention.

“Bargain Harder!” with AFT-Oregon at its annual Winter School in Corvallis on January 28, 2023. This year’s one-day event features classes, panel discussions and a chance to network with fellow union members.  To encourage participation, we have lowered prices to just $40 per person. Each attendee will also receive a paperback copy of Class Struggle Unionism by Joe Burns.  MORE