If you would like to submit suggestions for amendments to the OJCL Constitution and By-Laws, do so here at this link.

OJCL Constitution

This document states the purpose of the OJCL and sets up the governing principles of the organization.

  • The most recent update to this document was March 10, 2024

OJCL By-Laws

The By-Laws provide a comprehensive guideline that explains various rules, duties, and other information regarding the OJCL.

  • The most recent update to this document was January 2024


Krish Gupta’s Election Guide, 2020

Tullus Dean’s Guide to Running for Elected Office (2017)

OJCL officers often release guides for officers at the local and state level to use. The guides are meant to provide helpful information and tips on various aspects of the JCL.

Important dates for the OJCL Executive Board:

  • Mid-April (Around Rome’s Birthday): Changeover Meeting
  • End of July: NJCL Convention at colleges around the country
  • Mid-September: Fall Planning Meeting
  • Mid-October: OJCL Fall Forum
  • Mid/Late-January: Winter Planning Meeting
  • Mid-March: OJCL State Convention (officers are expected to arrive soon after 6:00 PM on the Thursday evening before convention)

Below are the emails to contact the various members who lead the OJCL.
This group includes:  the 3 State Chairs; the 6 elected student officers; the 5 appointed student officers; and the officers of the Ohio Senior Classical League (college students who support the purpose of the OJCL).

If you’d like to contact the Executive Board, see our contact page or email us.

execboard@ojcl.org – all student officers + their sponsors + the state chairs

OSCL – Ohio Senior Classical League

sclboard@ojcl.org  Email all the OSCL officers

  • President: Tullus Dean (Xavier University, formerly of Summit Country Day) – deant5@xavier.edu
  • Vice-President: Julia Cardinal (Duquense University, formerly of McAuley) – jbcardinal33@gmail.com
  • Secretary: Sara Zandvakili (University of Cincinnati, formerly of Indian Hill) – sarazandvakili@gmail.com
  • Treasurer: Kirby Cross (Columbia College Chicago, formerly of Madeira) – kirbycross715@gmail.com
  • Parliamentarian: Julia Dean (University of Cincinnati, formerly of Summit Country Day) – Julia.dean03@gmail.com
  • Historian:  Ellie Kammerer University of Cincinnati, formerly of Mercy McAuley) – kammererellie@gmail.com
  • Editor: Emma Davis (Bowling Green State University, formerly of Medina) – roseridinghood4@gmail.com
  • OSCL Primary Adviser Abbey Witzgall (At-large, formerly of University of Cincinnati, formerly of McAuley) – abagaylewitzgall@gmail.com
  • OSCL Secondary Adviser Margaret Kammerer (Indiana University, formerly of University of Cincinnati, formerly of McAuley) – msakammerer@gmail.com