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Commission Purpose

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Commission was created by the State Legislature in 1989 to establish policies, adopt rules necessary to execute the duties of the Department, set fees, acquire property, promote the state´s outdoor recreation policy, and appoint the OPRD Director. Commissioners serve four-year terms. They are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the State Senate.

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Members and staff

Congressional District 1 
Vacant

 

 
Congressional District 2
Brad Chalfant
Term expires November 2016  
 

 

Congressional District 3
Jay Graves, Chair

Term expires June 2015 

 
 
Congressional District 4 
Cal Mukumoto, Vice-Chair  
Term expires September 2016

 


Congressional District 5 
Wendy Veliz 
Term expires April 2017 

East of the Cascades
Lisa Dawson
Term expires February 2018

 

West of the Coast Range
Robin Risley
Term expires March 2017    
 

OPRD 

Director  
Lisa Van Laanen
725 Summer Street NE, Suite C
Salem, OR 97301
Email: lisa.l.vanlaanen@oregon.gov
(503) 986-0660
Fax: (503) 986-0796

Commission Assistant
Vanessa R DeMoe
725 Summer Street NE, Suite C
Salem, OR  97301
Email: vanessa.demoe@oregon.gov
Phone: (503) 986-0719
Fax: (503) 986-0796

 
 

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Meeting Schedule

2014 Meeting Dates and Locations 
 
·         February 5           Salem
*        February 20          Salem
·         April 9                  Bend
·         June 25                Klamath Falls   
*        July 21                  Salem
·         September 17       Silver Falls             
·         November 19        Astoria  
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Current Agenda and Packet

 

July 21, 2014  Salem

draft agenda

 

Meeting Materials

 

 

If you would like to be placed on the Interested Parties email list to receive alerts when meeting information is posted to our web site email Vanessa DeMoe, Commission Assistant, at vanessa.demoe@oregon.gov 

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Past Meeting Information - Minutes and Meeting Packet

Minutes from meetings of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Commission are posted to this website following their approval by the Commission (at the next regularly scheduled meeting). For commission questions, please contact Vanessa DeMoe, Commission Assistant, at (503) 986-0719 orvanessa.demoe@oregon.gov 
  
2014

April             Minutes  Packet

February 20  Minutes  Packet 

February 5    Minutes  Packet

 

2013

December   Minutes  Packet

November   Minutes  Packet 

September  Minutes  Packet

July   Minutes  Packet

May

January   

 

2012

November

August

June

April
January  
  
2011 
November 
September 
July  
May  
March  
January 
  
2010 
November  
September   
July  
May 
March  
February 
January 
  
2009 
November 
September 17  
September 29  
July 16  
May 21  
April 2  
January 29  
  
2008 
December 4   
September 18  
July 17 
May 8  
March 13 
January 17 
  
2007 
November 29 
September 20 
August 7 
July 12 
May 10 
March 8 
January 11 
  
2006 
November 9 
September 28 
August 17 
June 8  
April 13 
March 2 
January 18 

2005 
December 8 
October 27 
September 22 
August 4 
June 2 
April 21 
March 10 
January 27 

2004 
December 16 
October 28 
September 2 
August 5 

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Beltz property information

In April 2014, the Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission expressed a strong interest in property for sale in Tillamook County. Read more ...
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Bandon Exchange proposal

In April 2014, the Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission approved an exchange affecting part of the Bandon State Natural Area. Read more ...
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