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  • Welcome to the Ocean Policy Advisory Council (OPAC) minisite
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    The Oregon Ocean Policy Advisory Council (OPAC) is a legislatively mandated marine policy advisory body to the Governor of Oregon. Meetings of OPAC are usually held in cities on the Oregon coast.
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OPAC welcomes comments from the public on issues before the Council. Please click on the link below for information on sending comments to OPAC.

Oregon's Ocean Policy Advisory Council

The OPAC has scheduled its regular meetings for the 2016 calendar year, which will occur on April 5th, June 13th, and December 8th. The draft agenda for April 5th is available, Click Here to Download.
The last meeting of OPAC was held on December 3rd, 2015.  A draft meeting summary is available: click here to download
Draft meeting summaries, distributed documents portfolios, and presentations from the previous OPAC events are available from the Meetings page
Please check this site again for information about future meetings and events.


The Oregon Ocean Science Trust

Executive Director, Louise Solliday, provided an update to The Oregon Ocean Policy Advisory Council (OPAC) at the December 3, 2015 meeting.  OPAC acknowledged the Trust during their visioning exercise and agreed to support the Trust by providing a public forum where scientific research and monitoring priorities could be discussed.  Click Here to learn more about the Ocean Science Trust.