Department of Administrative Services

The Office of the Chief Operating Officer (also known as the DAS Director's Office) manages all executive branch agencies; provides governmental and external communications; conducts economic analysis; and coordinates legislative activities.

Programs included within this division:
In her role as State COO and DAS Director, Katy Coba has five areas of emphasis: (1) equity, (2) transparency and accountability, (3) leadership development, (4) customer service and excellence in government, and (5) "Ambassador of Public Service."

To learn more about the focus of Katy's work, read Areas of Emphasis

Enterprise Leadership Team

The Enterprise Leadership Team (ELT) is comprised of state agency leaders and serves as an advisory board to the Governor and Chief Operating Officer on long-term strategic policies and statewide initiatives. The ELT meets twice each month. For more information, contact Sherry Kudna at 503-378-5967 or send an email to​


Contact information:

Staff directory


Katy Coba
State Chief Operating Officer
   and DAS Director

Brian DeForest

Chief Administrative Officer