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September 2018



Due to the sensitive nature of financial reports, reports are available by request.

March 2018

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August 16, 2017

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March 25, 2017


For internet security reasons, please contact the Executive Administrator if you wish to view the annual report and financial data.

September 18, 2016

Click the image below for the General Membership Meeting (9/22/2016) documents.  If you have not renewed your OACAC membership prior to our meeting, please do so! We look forward to gathering together for an exciting event in Columbus!

April 8, 2016

Below you will find the 2015-2016 Annual Report.  This report contains the meeting agenda for the General Membership Meeting on April 11, 2016 and other year-in-review information for the OACAC membership.


March 11, 2016








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