Oklahoma Education Association’s Finances

The Oklahoma Education Association has lost more than 36 percent of its membership over the past 20 years. It is highly dependent on grants from NEA national to maintain its level of operations.

Total membership – 21,291, down 1,016 members

Total revenue – $6.5 million (75.4% came from member dues), down $159,000

Deficit – $82,000

Net assets – $2.2 million

Total staff – 47

Staff salaries and benefits – $3.9 million

Highest paid employee – Lela Odom, former executive director – $159,302 base salary

Highest paid contractorWhite & Weddle – $231,787

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