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janine-bennerThe Oregon Department of Energy's acting director is Janine Benner.

Janine joined ODOE in February 2017 as our Assistant Director for Planning and Innovation. Janine grew up in Oregon and spent over a decade working in Washington, DC for Congressman Earl Blumenauer before becoming an Obama Administration appointee at the U.S. Department of Energy in the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs and then the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy​

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