About OPPIA

Our purposes:

  • Facilitate a common understanding of performance improvement measurement best practices.

  • Provide resources to assist with the improvement of performance management skills.

  • Foster open discussion of credible performance information with interested citizens between on how to improve public sector performance between interested public employees and Oregon citizens on how to improve government performance.

  • Provide collaborative venues for performance management improvement practitioners to share their experience and collaborate on solutions to the performance challenges facing their organizations.

  • Provide access to information and other resources to enhance organizational performance improvement skills and education.

  • Offer quality training opportunities relevant to a diverse range of public sector employees and citizens from organizations at all stages of maturity in implementing performance management systems.

 

Membership

 

  • OPPMA OPPIA will be composed of individuals representing a variety of citizens, organizations, and agencies, who are interested or engaged in public performance improvement, management, or measurement, regardless of the person’s race, gender, age, sexual orientation, or national origin.

  • The executive committee is responsible for establishing membership fees. Membership dues will be assessed yearly.

  • A member shall be anyone who has paid the OPPMA OPPIA membership fee for the current year.

  • A member may be removed by a 2/3 majority vote of the executive committee. A member may appeal the removal at the annual meeting.

 

The ability to share knowledge and pool resources is fundamental for members, enabling them to keep up to date in a field which is developing and moving at a rapid rate.

 

Members are added to the OPPIA listserve which sends out periodic emails discussing relevant practice and research in performance improvement. The emails also share information on upcoming events including the OPPIA annual conference and the Lunch and Learns. 

 

OPPIA is also looking to recruit board members! If you are interested in joining OPPIA as a board member please email us (oregon.oppia@gmail.com).