Policy Offices


The Mid Valley / Santiam Canyon Wildfire Recovery team was established to identify State actions that will support local and regional recovery efforts including:
  • Assistance to individuals and businesses;
  • Rebuilding public and private infrastructure;
  • Restoration of natural and cultural resources
  • Establishing new or updated community development visions, including land use plans and;
  • Rebuilding lost housing.​

Mid Valley / Santiam Canyon Fire Recovery

  • Representative Ron Noble
  • Representative Teresa Alonso Leon
  • Polk County Commissioner: Craig Pope
  • Mayor, City of Independence: John McArdle
  • Mayor, City of Detroit: Jim Trett
  • Oregon Community Foundation: Lane Shetterly
  • Cramoisi Vineyards Winemaker/Owner: Sofia Torres-McKay
  • Chemeketa Community College President: Jessica Howard
  • Marion County Commissioner: Kevin Cameron
  • Linn County Commissioner: Roger Nyquist 
  • City Manager, City of Salem: Steve Powers
  • Council Vice-Chair (Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde): Chris Mercier
  • Yamhill County Commissioner: Casey Kulla 
  • Knights of Columbus: Ed Diehl
  • Strategic Economic Development Corp President: Erik Andersson
  • Northwest Human Services, Mental Health/Social Determinants of Health: Memo Plazas
  • Willamette Workforce Partnership, Executive Director: Kim Parker-Llerenas
  • Mid-Willamette Council of Governments, Acting Executive Director/Community Development Director: Renata Wakeley 
  • Chemeketa Center for Business & Industry, Interim Executive Director: Celia Nunez
  • Capaces Leadership Institutes, People’s Representatives Coordinator: Elizabeth Heredia
  • Pineros Y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste (PCUN): Omar Alvarado
  • Northwest Human Services, Strategic Partnerships: Kristen Kuenz-Barber