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Committee members

MLAC is charged by statute to study issues affecting the workers' compensation system and report its findings and recommendations to the Oregon Legislature.


  • Scott Strickland, co-chairperson, Sheet Metal Workers Local 16
  • Margaret Weddell
  • Matthew Calzia, Oregon Nurses Association
  • Sarah Merrick, City of Salem Fire Department


  • Patrick Priest, co-chairperson, Citycounty Insurance Services (CIS)
  • Stacy Lewallen, Fortis Construction, Inc.
  • Sara Duckwall, Duckwall Fruit
  • Ryan Hearn, Roseburg Forest Products
  • Kim Schlessinger, Samaritain Health Services

Ex-officio member

  • Andrew R. Stolfi, director, Department of Consumer and Business Services

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