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Government Relations

What We Do

OHCS Government Relations Section guides agency participation in state and federal legislative efforts to positively advance OHCS' mission and values for the benefit of all Oregonians, including through legislative advocacy, rulemaking, and compliance with public records laws.


2023 Legislative Session


Legislative Stakeholder Calls are scheduled biweekly. Please complete this form if you are interested in joining:

Legislative Agenda Development

OHCS 2021 DRAFT Legislative Agenda​

Surveys

View high level feedback received on the DRAFT 2021 Legislative Agenda.

Webinars

Affordable Rental Housing Division Agenda

Homeownership Division Agenda

Housing Stabilization Division Agenda

Past Legislative Session Materials


Government Relations Staff

​Nicole Stingh (she/her) has focused her career on policy issues at the intersection of affordability and equity. Nicole joined the agency in October 2018 after working in the Oregon Legislature, and she became the Assistant Director of Government Relations in August 2021. She oversees the direction of OHCS Government Relations and is point on federal and budget matters.​


Tanisha Rosas (she/her) has focused her career on ensuring that policy and law have the best possible impact on local communities. She has worked on many different levels of government including, local governments in Oregon and Texas, a Texas State Agency, and the Texas Legislature. She received her J.D. from Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon. Tanisha joined OHCS in December 2022 as a Legislative and Government Relations Coordinator where her primary focus is on Affordable Rental Housing.​

Leann Knapp (she/her) is passionate community and legislative advocate who has worked at the intersections of healthcare access, immigrant rights, food justice, and housing. She has previously worked in the Oregon Legislature, in non-profit organizations, and in advocacy spaces. Leann joined OHCS in February of 2022 as a Legislative & Government Relations Coordinator where her primary focus is on Housing Stabilization issues, such as rental assistance, homeless services and prevention, and more.  

Alexandra Ring (she/her) is passionate about working to better the lives for Oregonians. Alexandra joined OHCS in 2021 as Legislative and Communications Coordinator, she previously worked in the Oregon Legislature and U.S. Congress. At OHCS she primarily works with the Homeownership Divisions and Disaster Recovery and Resiliency Division, focusing on making homeownership affordable for Oregonians and recovery from the 2020 wildfires. 

Jaci Davis (she/her) joined OHCS in May 2019 after leading diverse efforts in multiple levels of policymaking to include, working within grassroot and nonprofit organizations, local governments, serving in the US Army and for Executive Branch state agencies. She helps to support many strategic planning efforts, legislative reporting requirement, leads the agency’s equitable rulemaking process and is the Veteran housing policy expert.  

Jenny Mundy, MLIS, (she/they) is OHCS’ Public Records Officer, managing public records requests and coordinating agency-wide records management. Jenny is passionate about connecting people with information resources and is continually seeking ways to improve transparency and accountability through public records. 

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Contact Us

Nicole Stingh (she/her)
Assistant Director of Government Relations
nicole.stingh@hcs.oregon.gov
971-707-0091

Alexandra Ring (she/her)
Legislative and Government Relations Coordinator | Supporting the Homeownership and Disaster Recovery & Resiliency Divisions
alexandra.ring@hcs.oregon.gov
971-209-0007

Leann Knapp (she/her)
Legislative and Government Relations Coordinator | Supporting the Housing Stabilization Division
leann.knapp@hcs.oregon.gov
971-720-8616

Tanisha Rosas (she/her)
Legislative and Government Relations Coordinator | Supporting the Affordable Rental Housing Division
tanisha.rosas@hcs.oregon.gov
971-239-7409

Jaci Davis (she/her)
Administrative Rules and Legislative Coordinator | Supporting the administrative rule development and support services
jaci.davis@hcs.oregon.gov
503-986-6796

Jenny Mundy (she/they)
Public Records and Information Governance Officer
jenny.mundy@hcs.oregon.gov
503-559-6109 


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