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Transparency Oregon Advisory Commission


House Bill 2500 approved by the legislature in 2009, created the Transparency Oregon Advisory Commission to advise the Department of Administrative Services regarding creation, content, and operation of the Oregon Transparency website.

In 2015, House Bill 3099 transferred the responsibilities and functions associated with the Department of Administrative Services (DAS) to the State Chief Information Officer.

Oregon Revised Statutes (2015) ORS 184.480-184.488 include these updates.

Current Commission Members E-mail
 Senate Richard Devlin, Chair Sen.RichardDevlin@state.or.us
 Senator Kim Thatcher Sen.KimThatcher@state.or.us
 Representative Gene Whisnant Rep.GeneWhisnant@state.or.us
​ Representative Julie Fahey Rep.JulieFahey@state.or.us
​Mr. Thomas E. Fuller thomas.fuller@odot.state.or.us
Mr. Brian DeForest brian.e.deforest@oregon.gov
Ms. Theresa McHugh theresa.mchugh@state.or.us
Mr. Michael Marsh (Public Member/Senate) mmarsh@willamette.edu
Mr.​ Charlie Fisher​ (Public Member/House)  cfisher@ospirg.org
Current Staff  E-mail
​ Ken Rocco, Legislative Fiscal Officer ken.g.rocco@state.or.us
 Sean McSpaden, Information Technology Analyst sean.l.mcspaden@state.or.us
 John Terpening, Legislative Fiscal Office​ john.c.terpening@state.or.us
 Lynn Buchanan, Committee Assistant​ lynn.buchanan@state.or.us
 Paula Newsome, Oregon Transparency Program Manager  oregon.transparency@oregon.gov
Commission Meetings   Agendas | Materials | Audio Files
May 24, 2017 Agenda| Materials (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) | Audio
January 12, 2016 Agenda| Materials (1) (2) (3) | Audio
October 1, 2015
Agenda l Materials (1)| Audio
 Commission Reports
2017: Biennial Report: Legislative Fiscal Office, May 2017
2015: ​Biennial Report: Legislative Fiscal Office, February 2015
Resources: Meeting History and Reports
Commission Website: Subscribe to commission agendas.