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DHS news release

April 16, 2007

Contact: Jim Sellers 503-945-5738
Program contact: C J Reid 503-945-9813


Governor's Council to receive, discuss alcohol-related reports

What: Public meeting of the Governor's Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs.

When: April 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Room 137A, Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, 500 Summer St., N.E., Salem.

Agenda: Council members have invited representatives of the Oregon Department of Corrections, Oregon Youth Authority, Oregon Department of Education, Oregon Employment Department and the state Criminal Justice Commission to present annual reports on alcohol- and drug-related subjects. Among other business items, Council members will hear a methamphetamine task force report from Rita Sullivan of Ontrack in Medford; a survey of Oregon drug-free businesses from Graham Slater of the Oregon Employment Department; a report on a drug-free workplaces legislative bill from Dan Harmon, executive vice president and general counsel of Hoffman Construction and chair of the Drug-free Workplace Legislative Work Group; and an agency report from Bob Nikkel and Karen Wheeler of the Oregon Department of Human Services Addictions and Mental Health Division.

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