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Historic Columbia River Highway Advisory Committee

The Advisory Committee provides recommendations about the Historic Highway to the two owners of the Historic Highway (Oregon Department of Transportation and Oregon Parks and Recreation Department).

About

The Oregon Legislature created the Historic Columbia River Highway Advisory Committee 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).

 

  • October 26, 2017 in Hood River (previously scheduled for September 21)
  • December 14, 2017 in Cascade Locks
  • March 15, 2018 in Corbett
  • June 21, 2018 in The Dalles
     
Meeting minutes

Minutes for more previous meetings are available upon request. Please contact our staff representative for assistance.

​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/Org               Position
 
Arthur Babitz          Hood River County       Chair ​

Wayne Stewart       Multnomah County       Vice Chair
 
William Pattison      Hood River County        
 
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

Kevin Price             Oregon Parks & Recreation Department

Rian Windsheimer   Oregon Department of Transportation

Terra Lingley          ODOT Staff--Scenic Area Coordinator

Art Carroll              Emeritus

Marc Berry             Emeritus
 
 
Oregon Department of Transportation staff for the committee is Terra Lingley.

Contact Information

Oregon Department of Transportation, Region1
123 NW Flanders
Portland, OR 97209
503-731-8232
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