Following are a half-century of OSBA region secretaries, their years of service and their professional affiliations.

Central Region
1956 K.C. DeGood and John Corbally The Ohio State University
1957 John Corbally The Ohio State University
1958 John Corbally and William Frederick Staub The Ohio State University
1959-1962 William Frederick Staub The Ohio State University
1963 William Frederick Staub and Roy Larmee The Ohio State University
1964 Edward Yarnell The Ohio State University
1965-1966 Virgil Blanke The Ohio State University
1967-1968 Dr. Lewis E. Harris, temporary secretary OSBA executive director
1967-1971 John Simon OSBA assistant director
1972-1984 Craig Gifford 1972–1980 OSBA deputy executive vice president; 1981–1984 OSBA executive director
1984-1998 Timothy G. Kremer 1984–1993 OSBA director of communication and information services; 1994–1998 OSBA deputy executive director
1998-1999 John M. Brandt OSBA executive director
1999-2005 Dr. Sherry Lahr Ashland University
2006-2013 Dr. Michael G. Grote former Delaware City board member, 2004 OSBA president
2014-present Kim Miller-Smith former Canal Winchester Local  (Franklin) superintendent
     
Northeast Region
1956-1961 Dr. Roger Shaw Kent State University
1962 Dr. Roger Shaw and
Paul K. Howells
Kent State University
1963 Paul K. Howells Kent State University
1964 Roger Beitler Kent State University
1964-1974 Glenn Maynard Kent State University
1975-1976 Harold Van Vinkle Kent State University
1977 Harold Van Vinkle and
Dr. Harold R. Walker
Kent State University and Malone College, respectively
1978-1996 Dr. Harold R. Walker Malone College
1996-2001 Dr. Jay Parrot Canton City Schools administrator
2001-2010 Russell B. McKenzie former Southeast Local (Portage) board member
 2011-2014 Terri Neff former Brecksville-Broadview Heights City board member
2014-present Reno Contipelli former Cuyahoga Heights Local (Cuyahoga) board member
     
Northwest Region   
1956-1961 Dr. John Gee Bowling Green State University
1962 Dr. John Gee and
Ralph H. Geer
Bowling Green State University
1963-1971 Ralph H. Geer Bowling Green State University
1972 Ralph H. Geer and
Dr. Neil Pohlmann
Bowling Green State University
1973 Ralph H. Geer Bowling Green State University
1974-1996 Dr. Neil Pohlmann Bowling Green State University
1997-2000 Dr. Eugene Sanders Bowling Green State University
2001-2002 Dr. David A. Nicholls Bowling Green State University
2002–present Dr. Judy Jackson May Bowling Green State University
     
Southeast Region
1956 Dr. F.H. McKelvey Ohio University
1957-1959 Gilford Crowell Ohio University
1960 Gilford Crowell and
Russell Milliken
Ohio University
1961-1963 Russell Milliken Ohio University
1964-1965 O. Paul Roaden Ohio University
1966-1970 Russell Milliken Ohio University
1971-1972 Gilford Crowell Ohio University
1973-1987 Harry Lackey Ohio University
1987-1993 Dr. Paul Dressell Ohio University
1994-1998 Don Cain former Zanesville City board member, 1986 OSBA president
1999–present Paul D. Mock former Logan-Hocking Local (Hocking) board member, 1997 OSBA president
     
Southwest Region
1956-1973 Dr. H.I. Von Haden Miami University
1974 Craig Gifford OSBA deputy executive vice president
1974-2000 Dr. Albert W. Kettlewell Miami University
2000-present Ron Diver former Carlisle Local (Warren) board member, 1998 OSBA President