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Customized Training

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):

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.


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
   1. Chapter 244 Overview including Use of Office, Conflicts of Interest, Nepotism, and Gifts with examples, time for questions, and discussion: 2.5 hours
   2. Use of Office & Conflicts of Interest: 1.5 hour
   3.  Gifts: 1 hour
   4. 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

1. Review of Lobby Regulation Law and EFS demonstration: 1.5 hours
2. Review of Lobby Regulation Law: 45 minutes
3. EFS Demonstration only: 45 minutes

This is not the annual required Respectful Workplace training. Please see the Legislative Equity Office for more information on this training and requirement.

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

1. The full training on Executive Session, including examples, time for questions, and discussion: 1.5 hours
2. Individual responsibilities and process to convene an executive session: 45 minutes
3. Allowable reasons to enter executive session: 45 minutes

Public Meetings Law

Trainings will be available summer 2024.

Request Customized Training

For both in-person and virtual trainings, please complete the online Request Customized Training form.

Request Customized Training

Additional Resources

You can find all the handouts for the OGEC trainings on the Training Resources page.

For more information related to training and other agency resources, please call 503-378-5105 or e-mail the training team.