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Teamwork for Better Environment

How DEQ's structure works for cleaner air, land and water

DEQ's Air, Land, and Water Quality divisions are the foundation of the agency, protecting human health and the wealth of Oregon's natural resources.
DEQ's regional offices help protect Oregon's environment in every corner of the state, working with local communities, residents, and stakeholders to address environmental issues.

Director - Leah Feldon 

  • Deputy Director - Shannon Davis
  • Policy and External Relations - Matthew Davis 
    Email, 503-229-6345
    • Office of Communications and Outreach - Lauren Wirtis
      Email, 503-229-6494
  • Central Services - Brian Boling
    Email, 503-693-5745

Division administrators

  • Air Quality - Ali Mirzakhalili
    Email,  503-229-5041
  • Land Quality - Interim: Michael Kucinski 
    Email, 503-804-5692
  • Water Quality - Jennifer Wigal
    Email, 503-535-9763
  • Laboratory - Lori Pillsbury 
    Email, 503-312-1525 

Regional administrators

  • Eastern Region - Interim: Sarah Slater
    Email, 503-348-5202
  • Northwest Region - Christine Svetkovich
    Email, 503-229-6271
  • Western Region - Keith Andersen
    Email, 541-687-7355