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Oregon Consumer Advisory Council (OCAC)


The Oregon Consumer Advisory Council (OCAC), established per ORS 430.073, advises the Director of the Oregon Health Authority on the provision of behavioral health services in Oregon. The OCAC may review, evaluate and provide feedback on all site reviews related to mental health services provided by the Oregon Health Authority.
  • The Director appoints 15 to 25 consumers to the OCAC striving to balance representation according to geographic areas of the state and age.
  • The Oregon Health Authority provides administrative support to the OCAC.
The OCAC meets in the even-numbered months on the second Wednesday of the month from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Human Services Building (HSB), 500 Summer Street NE, Salem, Oregon 97301-1118.
If you have questions, please call Shawn Clark at 503-945-9720 or email her at
For details on the purpose, scope and process, visit the "General Information" links at right.

Full Council - Next Meeting

Conference Line: 1-877-402-9753
Participant Code: 8794204

About OCAC


We are pleased to announce that we now offer stipends to members who are not receiving compensation for their time at full council or subcommittee meetings. Members may fill out a Stipend Invoice and submit it to their council or subcommittee liaison after each meeting they attend. Please review the following documents.

Meeting Schedules

OCAC Committee Information 

For all OCAC committees:

  • Meeting information is for August 2017 through June 2018.
  • Conference Line: 1-877-402-9753  Participant Code: 879424

OCAC Development Committee

1st Tuesday of the month from 12 to 1 p.m., HSB Room 366

Tools, Technology and Access Committee

4th Wednesday of the month from 12 to 1 p.m., HSB Room 368

Trauma-Informed Systems Committee

4th Tuesday of the month from 11 a.m. to noon, HSB Room 354

Wellness and Healing Practices Committee

4th Thursday of the month from 12 to 1 p.m., HSB Room 368

2017 Meetings

2016 Meetings

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