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Historic Columbia River Highway Advisory Committee
​​​The Advisory Committee for the Historic Columbia River Highway provides recommendations about the Historic Highway to the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) and Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD)​ - the two owners of the Historic Highway. 

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  Part of the Historic Columbia River Highway at Lindsey Creek. 

Meetings

Upcoming meeting 

The next meeting will be held on Thursday, March 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cascade Locks Marine Park Pavilion (395 SW Portage Road, Cascade Locks). The Advisory Committee meets quarterly. 

Previous meetings

Members

The Historic Columbia River Highway Advisory Committee includes representatives from ODOT, OPRD, the State Historic Preservation Office, and the Oregon Tourism Commission (Travel Oregon).  Six private citizens are on the committee, two from each of the three counties (Multnomah, Hood River and Wasco) -- one appointed by the Governor and one appointed by each county. 

​Representative ​ ​County/Organization ​Committee responsibility​ 
Wayne Stewart ​ Multnomah County​ Chair​
William Pattison ​   Hood River County​   Vice Chair​
Francie Royce   Wasco County​
Judy Davis​   Wasco County​
Ernie Drapela​   Multnomah County​
Arthur Babitz​   Hood River County  ​
Kristin Dahl   Travel Oregon ​
Chrissy Curran   Oregon State Historic Preservation Office​
Dennis Comfort​   Oregon Parks & Recreation Department ​
​Rian Windsheimer   Oregon Department of Transportation ​
Kristen Stallman​   ODOT Staff--Scenic Area Coordinator 
Art Carroll​   Emeritus ​
​Marc Berry ​  Emeritus

Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) staff for the committee is Kristen Stallman.

History 

Legislature Created Advisory Committee in 1987

The Oregon Legislature created the Historic Columbia River Highway Advisory Committee (HCRH AC) in 1987 (ORS 366.550) to make recommendations to ODOT and OPRD concerning the historic highway. 

Membership includes representatives from ODOT, OPRD, the State Historic Preservation Office, and the Oregon Tourism Commission.  Six private citizens are on the committee, two from each of the three counties (Multnomah, Hood River and Wasco).  
 
 
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