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Oregon Transportation Commission Members
Catherine Mater, Chair

Catherine Mater
 
 
Catherine Mater is a civil engineer, business owner and an active contributor to statewide health, economic and sustainability efforts. Principal of Mater Engineering in Corvallis, Mater is a past commissioner of the Oregon Economic Development Department, a past member of the Oregon Health Council, and a current member of the Oregon Global Warming Commission. Mater earned a bachelor's degree in political science and a masters degree in civil engineering at Oregon State University.

Commission term:
6/1/2014 to 6/30/2016


David Lohman
 Commissioner David Lohman
David Lohman

Dave Lohman is an attorney in southwest Oregon. He began practicing law in 1981. Mr. Lohman holds an undergraduate degree in English from Yale and a law degree from the University of Michigan. He has held senior management positions at the Port of Portland and the Oregon Economic Development Department. Mr. Lohman served on the congressional staff of U.S. Congressman John Dellenback and the professional staff of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee.

Commission term:
6/1/2014 to 6/30/2013; 7/1/2013 to 6/30/2017

 

Tammy Baney
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Tammy Baney

Tammy Baney is in her second term as a Deschutes County Commissioner. She also serves as the elected President of the Association of Oregon Counties. Baney has an extensive background in public service and community advocacy, working with groups such as CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate for children), Habitat for Humanity, Commission on Children and Families, Family Law Advisory Council, Family Access Network and has been a foster parent for years. Baney has been appointed by Governor Kitzhaber to various leadership teams to assist with policy creation for both early childhood learning and healthcare reform efforts. Baney was appointed by Governor Kulongoski to the Oregon Housing Council in 2010 and also serves on the Road User Fee Task Force for the OTC. She is a champion for integrating community health reform into transportation planning. Baney is the proud mom of Addy and her three grown foster daughters Lindsi, Ashley, and Alesha.

Commission term:
7/1/2011 to 6/30/2015

 

Susan Morgan
Susan Morgan 
 
 
Susan Morgan is currently serving her second term as a Douglas County Commissioner. From 1999-2009, she served as a House member in the Oregon Legislature, working primarily in Ways and Means and natural resources policy. Ms. Morgan chaired the Southwest Oregon Workgroup for Economic Development through Transportation, a private/public partnership across five counties that worked cooperatively to use transportation infrastructure investments to support economic development in the region. Morgan served on ODOT’s Rail Advisory Committee, Rail Funding Taskforce, State Rail Plan Update workgroup, and the South West Area Commission on Transportation.

Commission term: 3/1/2014 to 6/30/2016

Alando Simpson
Commissioner Simpson
Alando Simpson
 
 

Alando Simpson is vice president and owner of City of Roses Disposal & Recycling in Portland. He graduated from Portland State University with a degree in communications and has served as a board member for the National Association of Minority Contractors of Oregon and the Oregon Sustainability Board. Simpson is a certified LEED Green Associate, and is involved in supporting Oregon small businesses. He is on the board of the City of Portland Small Business Advisory Council. Simpson is also involved with youth sports, and currently serves as chair of the Oregon Sports Authority Advisory Council. He resides in Portland.

Commission term: 7/1/2014 to 6/30/2018