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Government Relations

What We Do

We guide ODOT's participation in state and federal legislative efforts and intergovernmental relationships with tribal governments to positively advance ODOT's mission and values for the benefit of all Oregonians.

Fast Act

President Obama signed into law the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act. The FAST Act reauthorizes federal surface transportation policy and funding through 2020. The five-year funding act is the first long-term federal reauthorization in over a decade. The FAST Act modestly increases transportation funding to ODOT and to local governments in Oregon.

​Grant Opportunties

The federal government offers grants to states for transportation projects. We post these opportunities whenever they are available.Sign up for email notifications to get the latest news.

Leah Horner
Government Relations Manager 
503-986-3444 o
503-508-6915 m
leah.horner@odot.state.or.us
 
Amy Joyce
Legislative Liaison
503-986-3644 o
503-428-7005 m
amy.b.joyce@odot.state.or.us
 
Waylon Buchan
Transportation Analyst/Liaison
503-986-3422 o
waylon.buchan@odot.state.or.us 
 
Katie Thiel
Legislative Coordinator
503-986-3443 o
503-931-7561 m
katie.thiel@odot.state.or.us
 
Joanna Robert
Legislative Coordinator
503-986-3109 o
503-507-7822 m
joanna.d.robert@odot.state.or.us
 
Trevor Sleeman
Federal Affairs Advisor
503-986-3448 o
971-273-9519 m
trevor.d.sleeman@odot.state.or.us
 
John Baker
Transportation Analyst/Economist
503-986-3445 o
john.j.baker@odot.state.or.us
 

Government Relations Administrative Support
503-986-2840 o
 
o = Office
m= Mobile

HB 2017 Funding Allocation Infographics

Visit our HB 2017 page for more information.

 

ODOT Building 

Contact Us

 

Government Relations Section

Oregon Department of Transportation

355 Capitol St. NE, MS11

Salem, OR 97301

(503) 986-2840

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