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ORELAP Technical Advisory Committee

The ORELAP Technical Advisory Committee provides a forum for open discussions between the State and the environmental and cannabis laboratory community.

Please contact the OTAC Chair with your questions or to express interest in joining a future meeting: marsha.farooqui@portlandoregon.gov.

Meetings are held the second Tuesday of the second month of each quarter.

Upcoming Meeting Dates:

  • February 8, 2022
  • May 10, 2022
  • August 9, 2022
  • November 8, 2022

OTAC Members

Marsha Farooqui, Chair (2024)
Portland Water Bureau, representing large municipal drinking water laboratories
503-823-1839


Derrick Tanner, Vice Chair (2023)
Columbia Laboratories, Inc., representing large private drinking water, storm & wastewater, and Cannabis laboratories
503-254-1794 X2212

 
Darrell Auvil, Secretary (2022)
Apex Labs, representing large private environmental, storm & wastewater, non-potable water, and solids laboratories
dauvil@apex-labs.com
503-718-2323


Kim Ramsay, OELA representative (2023)
Neilson Research Corp., representing large private drinking water, non-potable water, solids & bulk asbestos laboratories
541-770-5678

 
Drexell Barnes (2022)
City of Bend, representing municipal wastewater laboratories
541-322-6368


Jennifer Shackelford (2022)
City of Portland, BES, representing large municipal wastewater, and solids/soil laboratories
503-823-5614


Elizabeth Bunger (2023)
BSK, representing private environmental laboratories
360-750-0055


Melanie Ryan (2024)
City of Eugene, representing municipal wastewater laboratories
541-682-8649


Erik Werstler (2024)
BIOGEN, representing Cannabis laboratories
503-695-6066