The United States Ombudsman Association was founded in 1977 to foster the establishment and professional development of public sector ombudsman offices throughout the United States and the World. The USOA is the oldest ombudsman organization in North America.

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The United States Ombudsman Association is pleased to announce that our next Annual Conference will be held October 13-17, 2014 in Nebraska's capitol city of Lincoln!

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USOA Annual Conference

A great opportunity to increase your knowledge base and network with your colleagues in the ombudsman profession. If you have never attended, please seriously consider joining us year!Learn More

Ombudsman Reference Library

Access articles and materials relevant to ombudsmen, including model legislation for establishing ombudsman offices, and the ombudsman reference material in the Stanley V. Anderson Collection.Learn More

Member Services

Member directories, member e-mail lists for all USOA chapters and a Google Group for all USOA members. The Membership section is a members-only area for helpful resources.Learn More
Considering it is probably not possible to have it last for two weeks to pack more sessions in, it was wonderful!
USOA Member - from the 2013 conference
The rooms were great, the hosts were excellent, the workshop rooms & refreshments were also good as was the all the food.
USOA Member - from the 2013 conference
Please keep doing this. It is an annual rejuvenation for my ombudsman practice.
USOA Member - from 2012 conference
Overall, I thought the conference was excellent. The planners did a wonderful job and are to be congratulated.
USOA Member - from 2012 conference