About ODHS

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​​​What We Do

We guide ODHS’ participation in state and federal legislative efforts to positively advance ODHS’ mission and values for the benefit of all Oregonians.


2021 Legislative Session​​

Important Dates

2021 Legislative Session Committee Schedule
2021 Legislative Session Calendar Vertical​

ODHS Bills

2021 Bill Overview​ 

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Legislative Stakeholder Calls

All times are subject to change; for more information, please contact the assigned Legislative Analyst.

Aging and People with Disabilities
Every other Wednesday from 12:00-1:00 through end of session.
Upcoming dates for 2021: March 31, April 14, April 28, May 12...

Office of Developmental Disabilities Services
Every other Wednesday from 12:00-1:00 through end of session.
Upcoming dates for 2021: March 24, April 7, April 21, May 5...

Stakeholder Call Information​

Self-Sufficiency Programs
Thursdays from 12:00-12:30 through end of session.
Upcoming dates for 2021: April 1, April 8, April 15, April 22...
Join by Zoom or call 669-254-5252; Meeting ID: 160 701 0879; Passcode: 121624

Vocational Rehabilitation
Bills to be reviewed will be shared on the VR website prior to the meetings.

April 9, 2021: 11:00-11:30

Join ZoomGov Meeting or call  +1 669 254 5252 US (San Jose) or +1 646 828 7666 US (New York); Meeting ID:160 389 5524; Passcode: 504242

 April 23, 2021: 11:00-11:30
Join ZoomGov Meeting or call +1 669 254 5252 US (San Jose) +1 646 828 7666 US (New York); Meeting ID: 160 169 6554; Passcode: 245323​



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Contact Us

Government Relations Legislative Unit
500 Summer St. NE, E-62
Salem, OR 97303


Soren Metzger
Lead Legislative Analyst
CW and SSP
soren.k.metzger@dhsoha.state.or.us
503-277-9602

Nicole Stapp
Senior Legislative Policy Analyst
Central/Shared Services, OEMS, Tribal Affairs and SSP
nicole.stapp@dhsoha.state.or.us
971-719-0123

Brooke Hall
Senior Legislative Policy Analyst
APD and I/DD
brooke.m.hall@dhsoha.state.or.us
503-983-0445

Darrahlyn Young
Legislative Assistant
darrahlyn.m.young@dhsoha.state.or.us
503-930-8496