Reference Documents

This page collects various reference documents for use by the OPA Board.

What’s here?

Address:
PO Box 14582
Portland OR 97293

Tax-related

OPA’s nonprofit tax ID#: 93-1283907

IRS letter confirming 501(c)(3) status

[gview file=”http://oregonpoets.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/501c3-confirmation-letter.pdf”]

Most recent 990-N filing (for 2016 tax year, filing date June 2017)

[gview file=”http://oregonpoets.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/990-N-for-2016.pdf”]

Board Policies, Recent Board Members and their terms, Board Member Responsibilities, recommendations from the 2010 Vision Committee, USPS renaming

Adult Contest chair job description, recent contest categories, recent judges, judges’ guidelines

Membership Chair job description

Book Review Editor job description

Unit Charter

Board Related

  • Board Policies
  • [gview file=”http://oregonpoets.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/OPA-Policies-6_14_2019.xlsx”]
  • [gview file=”http://oregonpoets.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/OPA-Policies-6_14_2019-1.pdf”]
  • Recent Board Members and Terms
  • [gview file=”http://oregonpoets.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Board-Members-and-Terms.xlsx”]
  • Board Member Responsibilities
  • [gview file=”http://oregonpoets.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/OPA-Board-Member_Responsibilites.pdf”]
  • 2010 Vision Committee Recommendations
  • [gview file=”http://oregonpoets.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Vision-Committee-Recommendations1.pdf”]
  • USPS renaming document
  • [gview file=”http://oregonpoets.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/299330-Oregon-Poetry-Association.pdf”]

Adult Contest

  • Chair Job Description
  • [gview file=”http://oregonpoets.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Adult-Contest-Chair-Job-Description.pdf”]
  • Recent Categories
  • Fall 2009 – traditional verse / movie
    Spring 2010 – traditional verse / frogs & toads

    Fall 2010 – traditional verse / feed the beast

    Spring 2011 – Sonnet / experimental poems
    Fall 2011 – prose poem / you do, too

    Spring 2012 – traditional verse / indecision (members only)
    Fall 2012 – traditional verse / collaboration (2 or more poets working on same poem)

    Spring 2013 – Sestina / art or music (in memory of Virginia Corrie-Cozart)
    Fall 2013 – traditional verse / dueling judges – theme sport

    Spring 2014 – Limerick / weather
    Fall 2014 – traditional verse / fences

    Spring 2015 – Ghazal / endings
    Fall 2015 – traditional verse / longing

    Spring 2016 – Haiku / ancestry
    Fall 2016 – Pantoum / Pacific NW

    Spring 2017 – Literary Ballad / Oregon/Pacific NW
    Fall 2017 – Villanelle / current events

    Spring 2018 – Sonnet / Borders & Boundaries
    Fall 2018 – Rondeau / Harvest

    Spring 2019 – Ghazal / climate
    Fall 2019 – Blank Verse / Our Common Life

  • Recent Judges
  • [gview file=”http://oregonpoets.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Recent-judges.pdf”]
  • Guidelines for judges
  • [gview file=”http://oregonpoets.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Oregon-Poetry-Association-Spring-2015-Contest-Judge-Guidelines.pdf”]

Also see Contest Rules and Additional Guidelines

Membership Chair Job Description

[gview file=”http://oregonpoets.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Membership-Chair-Job-Description.pdf”]

Book Review Editor Job Description

[gview file=”http://oregonpoets.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Book-Review-Editor-Job-Description.pdf”]

Also see Book Review Guidelines

Unit Charter

[gview file=”http://oregonpoets.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/OPA-unit-info-charter.doc”]