About

Office of the Executive Director, Policy, and Communications

The Office of the Executive Director, Policy, and Communications carries out the central executive role of the agency and serves as a resource for the Commission and HECC offices. Our work includes: legislative and policy development and leadership; coordination of efforts on the Commission's Strategic Plan; communications, including website management, media relations, and newsletters; commission administration; administrative rules; human resources; convening state and national stakeholders and partners; and equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives.

The office is led by:

Office of Executive Director, Policy, and Communications

NamePositionContact Info
GENERAL HECC INQUIRIES General inquiries
info.HECC@state.or.us
ADDRESS 255 Capitol Street NE, Salem, OR 97310
Bob BrewDeputy Executive Director503-947-8541
bob.k.brew@state.or.us
Ben CannonExecutive Director, HECC503-947-5948
ben.cannon@state.or.us
Patricia CunoHuman Resources Analyst*503-934-0956
patty.cuno@HECC.oregon.gov
Lisa EllsworthOffice Manager503-378-5690
lisa.ellsworth@state.or.us
Anna GonzalezHuman Resources Analyst*503-947-2405
anna.gonzalez@state.or.us
Endi HartiganCommunications Director503-378-6769
endi.hartigan@state.or.us
Susie HosieHuman Resources Director503-934-0955
susie.j.hosie@state.or.us
Kyle ThomasDirector of Legislative and Policy Affairs503-947-2678
kyle.thomas@state.or.us
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