Skip to main content

Oregon State Flag An official website of the State of Oregon »

Our Organization

Land Conservation and Development Commission

The Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC) provides policy direction for the land use planning program and oversees DLCD operations. 

Learn more about LCDC

Director Brenda Ortigoza Bateman, Ph.D.Portrait photograph of Brenda Bateman, Director

During Dr. Brenda Bateman's 30-year career, she has served in strategic planning, implementation, and management roles, with a focus on natural resources policy. She serves on the Governor's Climate Cabinet and is a Governor-appointee to the Oregon Geographic Information Council (OGIC). Previously, she served as the Chief Operating Officer/Assistant Director for Operations at Business Oregon and as Science Chief and Senior Policy Advisor at the Oregon Water Resources Department, co-authoring the 2012 and 2017 versions of Oregon's Integrated Water Resources Strategy. As past president of the American Water Resources Association, she represents the association internationally in venues such as the World Water Forum and World Water Congress. She has a doctorate in public policy from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, and master's and bachelor's degrees from The Johns Hopkins University.

DLCD Locations

Main Office
635 Capitol St. NE, Suite 150
Salem, OR 97301-2540
Phone: 503-373-0050
Fax: 503-378-5518

Portland Field Office
​800 NE Oregon St.
Portland, OR 97232

Central Oregon Field Office (co-located with RSC)
1011 SW Emkay Dr., Suite 108
Bend, OR 97702

Newport Field Office
810 SW Alder St. Unit B
Newport, OR 97365

South Willamette Valley Field Office (co-located with RSC)
c/o University of Oregon
720 E. 13th Ave., Suite 304
Eugene, OR 97401

North Coast Field Office (co-located with RSC)
c/o Tillamook Bay Community College
4301 Third St., Rm. 206
Tillamook, OR 97141

Eastern Oregon Field Office (co-located with RSC)
Eastern Oregon University
Badgley Hall, Rm. 233A
La Grande, OR 97850

Portland Metro Field Office (co-located with RSC)
c/o Portland State University, Market Center Building
1600 NW Fourth Ave., Suite 109
Portland, OR 97201

​Southern Oregon Field Office (co-located with RSC)
c/o Southern Oregon University Jobs Council
100 E. Main St., Suite A
Medford, OR 97501

**RSC = Regional Solutions Center


General Information
Phone: 503-373-0050