Board of Directors
The OMA Board of Directors has supervision and direction over all business affairs of the Oregon Mortgage Association, its committees and publications. The Board determines the general policies, actively promotes the association's objectives and supervises the disbursements of its funds. The Board meets several times throughout the year and Board members are elected from professional members in good standing.
The Mission Statement of the OMA Communications Committee is to be committed to promoting a positive public image for Oregon and Southwest Washington's mortgage brokerage industry. Additionally, the Committee continues to be focused on highlighting the professional awareness and achievements of members within the mortgage finance system. The goals are to create a monthly email delivered to membership to promote/update: committee work, legislative activity, promote designees, upcoming events, increase the email database, promote the certification program to the public and earn OMA media exposure through various media outlets.
The Mission Statement of the Convention Committee is to produce a convention that will provide an annual educational and networking event for the Oregon and Southwest Washington Mortgage Community.
The mission of the Education Committee is to provide resources for quality education, reasonably priced, and delivered at the state and chapter level. The committees goals are to consistently provide quality educational opportunities to mortgage professionals in our region. We strive to expand relationships with education partner affiliates to provide a greater level of service and educational programs and coordinate education classes at local chapter events and meetings.
The Gold Committee is responsible for the planning and management of the annual tournament held each year in July at a local Oregon golf course.
Government Affairs Committee
OMA's Government Affairs Committee works to advance mortgage professional's public policy objectives in the Oregon State Legislature in Salem. This includes sponsoring, supporting and opposing state legislation.
The mission of the Membership Committee is to to work in cooperation with the OMA board to increase the number of individual and institutional members and ensure the retention of these members through the offering of services that meet their needs. The Membership Committee is responsible for recommending means for increasing OMA's membership base, recommending the means for making prospective and current members aware of the resources, services. and membership benefits of OMA. They are also responsible for recommending ways to acknowledge new members and encourage participation in OMA activities and identifying members' and nonmembers' needs and perceptions, analyzing them and making recommendations to the OMA Board.