Policy Offices

Oregon Complete Count Committee

The Oregon Complete Count Committee (OCCC) is the 2020 Census advisory body to Governor Kate Brown and the State of Oregon. The OCCC has the charge of recommending strategies that safeguard and promote the 2020 Census to ensure a fair and accurate count for Oregon. Members of the OCCC are appointed by Governor Kate Brown and will be representative of diverse populations and service sectors from across the state. Additionally, the Senate President and the Speaker of the House of Representatives will each choose a designee member from their respective chambers to join the OCCC.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Raise awareness about the decennial census and its importance; impact in terms of redistricting at all levels, congressional appropriation and its impact on government, business and nonprofit budgeting and planning 
  • Educate the public about the changes and innovations to the 2020 Census (use of internet as primary self-response tool, new categories for ethnic identifications, and potential question about citizenship status)
  • Provide expertise and insights to develop a comprehensive and collaborative outreach and communications plan leveraging existing public/private partnerships in order to reduce an undercount
  • Support community based organizations and coalitions who serve historically hard-to-count (HTC) populations with their targeted census efforts
  • Ensure alignment in messaging and other strategies with local/regional CCCs from across Oregon
  • Based on subject matter expertise, participate in focused Committee Workgroups to address particular 2020 Census topics areas



2020 Census logo 

 Aldo Solano
Census Project Manager


Hard to Count populations (HTC)