Salem, OR—The Oregon Heritage Commission will meet Jan. 22-23 in Clackamas at the Oregon Military Museum. The agenda includes field trips in the local area on Jan. 22 and the business meeting on Jan. 23.
The business meeting will include information on the Oregon Military Department cultural resources management program, a presentation by and tour of the Oregon Military Museum, updates on Heritage Tradition Events and Northwest Digital Heritage. To view the full agenda and/or to register for the virtual meeting option visit here.
The Heritage Commission’s nine members represent a diversity of cultural, geographic, and institutional interests. The Commission is the primary agency for coordination of heritage activities in the state. This includes carrying out the Oregon Heritage Plan, increasing efficiency and avoiding duplication among interest groups, developing plans for coordination among agencies and organizations, encouraging tourism related to heritage resources, and coordinating statewide anniversary celebrations.
The group meets four-six times per year in changing locations around the state and will offer virtual options to attend meetings. Commissioners are also asked to occasionally participate in meetings or events in their regions and work on other projects outside of meeting time. Appointed Commissioners are reimbursed for their travel and related expenses while conducting official commission business.
More information about the Oregon Heritage Commission is available online at www.oregonheritage.org
and from Commission coordinator Katie Henry at 503-877-8834 or firstname.lastname@example.org