The purpose of the Oregon Academic Advising Association (OAAA) is to support the development and professional growth of academic advisors in higher education in Oregon. OAAA serves a constituency that includes academic advisors, academic counselors, counselors, faculty members, administrators, and others in academic and student affairs who are concerned with the intellectual, relational, developmental, and vocational needs of students. OAAA is a representative and advocate of academic advisors in universities, community colleges, technical colleges and schools, both public and private, and is a forum for discussion, debate, and the exchange of ideas. OAAA works to promote the recognition of the profession of academic advising in the state of Oregon.