About Us

For specific media inquiries, please contact the public affairs specialist for your region or the subject of your inquiry. For general media inquiries, please contact DEQCommunications@deq.state.or.us.

Donald Oliveira

Communications and Outreach manager


Jennifer Flynt

Chief Public Information Officer, Office of the Director  
Headquarters, Lab, and Vehicle inspection Programs

Northwest Region
Including Clackamas, Clatsop, Columbia, Multnomah, Tillamook, and Washington counties 
Katherine Benenati 
Western Region
Including Benton, Coos, Curry, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties 
Eastern Region
Including Baker, Crook, Deschutes, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Hood River, Jefferson, Klamath, Lake, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wasco, and Wheeler counties  

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