Customized Training Topics
OGEC Trainers are available to provide NO COST training sessions to public bodies throughout the State of Oregon on subject matters that are within the jurisdiction of the Oregon Government Ethics Commission (OGEC):
Government Ethics Law
Topics the training can cover are Use of Office, Conflicts of Interest, Nepotism, Gifts, and Statement of Economic Interest filing.
ORS Chapter 244 / OAR Chapter 199
Chapter 244 Overview including Use of Office, Conflicts of Interest, Nepotism, and Gifts with examples, time for questions, and discussion: 2.5 hours
Use of Office & Conflicts of Interest: 1 hour
Gifts: 1 hour
Statement of Economic Interest filing: 1 hour
Lobby Regulation Law
Training topics include what is lobbying, who needs to register as a lobbyist, how to use the Electronic
Filing System to register and file required reports. ORS 171.725 - 171.785, 171.792
Review of Lobby Regulation Law and EFS demonstration: 1.5 hours
Review of Lobby Regulation Law: 45 minutes
EFS Demonstration only: 45 minutes
Executive Session Provisions of Public Meetings Law
Training topics include individual responsibilities, process to convene an executive session, and allowable reasons to enter an executive session. ORS Chapter 192.660 and 192.685
The full training on Executive Session, including examples, time for questions, and discussion: 1.5 hours
Individual responsibilities and process to convene an executive session: 45 minutes
Allowable reasons to enter executive session: 45 minutes
Public Meetings Law
Trainings will be available to request in January 2024.
Shorter sessions may be an option, but the content covered will be limited. Please include the duration that is available for the training. Upon receipt of a request for training, OGEC trainers will work with requestors to develop and facilitate customized training sessions that best meet your training needs. We offer both in-person and virtual training options.
Request Customized Training
For more information related to training and other agency resources, please call 503-378-5105 or e-mail
email@example.com the training team.