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Board of Commissioners

The citizen Board of Commissioners is responsible for helping to set policy for the OLCC. They meet monthly for one or two days to make decisions.

Commissioners are appointed by the governor to four-year terms, subject to senate confirmation, each representing a state congressional district, with one from the food and beverage industry. Board members may re-apply for a second term. Commissioners appoint the agency's executive director, who serves as the secretary of the commission and custodian of commission records.

The authorities of the Commission are set out in 471.730 some of which have been delegated to the Executive Director. The authorities include setting agency policy, adopting administrative rules, approving liquor and marijuana licenses, approving license denials, approving Final Orders, ratifying settlement agreements, appointing liquor agents, confirming products in warehouse, setting the price formula, including any surcharges.

Chair Dennis Doherty

After four years in the Air Force serving our country in Southeast Asia Dennis spent 25 years in commercial insurance as a principal with JBL&K Risk Services finishing his career as Managing Director of their national Nonprofit division. He also served 5 years as board chair and is a current member of the Board of Directors of The DPI Group, a national nonprofit focused on employing people with disabilities; is a former chair and current member of the advisory board of De Paul Treatment Centers for treatment of drug and alcohol addiction; former board member of Arlington Club and has completed Harvard's Governing for Nonprofit Excellence executive education class and is a certified and practicing executive and life coach. 

Retired to Black Butte Ranch in Oregon Dennis is partnered with their son Conan in property development in Central Oregon.  He enjoys the outdoors, golfing and helping his wife.

Commissioner Kiauna Floyd 

Kiauna Floyd was appointed to the OLCC in February 2019. She is owner of Amalfi's Italian Restaurant in Portland, where she has worked since high school, giving her a unique level of experience, knowledge and understanding of business operations.

She's an active member in the Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association and served on its Board of Directors from 2005-2012. In her spare time, Floyd follows her three biggest passions of family, athletics and Ornithology (birds), and additionally volunteers at her childrens' school.

Commissioner Jennifer Currin | Phone: 541-310-9252

Jennifer Currin, partner at Corey, Byler & Rew law firm in Pendleton, was appointed to the OLCC in September 2017. She is an active member of the Pendleton community, serving as a volunteer for the Pendleton Round-Up and Happy Canyon for more than 25 years. 

She is also involved as an announcer for the Pendleton Junior American Indian Beauty Pageant and is a member of the Pendleton Rotary Club. Currin is a graduate of Willamette University and received her Juris Doctorate from University of Idaho College of Law.

Commissioner Fay Gyapong-Porter

Fay Gyapong-Porter, a Wilsonville dentist, is the first nominee for the renamed board. She has worked as a dentist in the Portland area for more than 30 years, since she graduated with a doctorate in medical dentistry from Oregon Health & Science University in 1990.

She has served on dentistry-related and community boards, including currently serving on Wilsonville’s diversity, equity and inclusion committee and Oregon Black Pioneers, a historical society dedicated to the history of Black Oregonians.  

Commissioner Alicia Hays

Alicia Hays retired as Director of Lane County Health & Human Services in 2017. In her more than three decades at Lane County in Eugene, Oregon, Alicia worked at the local and state level facilitating equity and inclusion work; developing coalitions to impact larger policy concerns for children, youth, and families; and engaging consumers and providers in planning efforts for system design. Her expertise extends to a wide range of human services programs, including those that cater to children and families, behavioral health, primary care, public health, developmental disabilities, juvenile justice, employment and training, and anti-poverty initiatives.

Alicia just completed her fourth term as an elected member of the Eugene School Board, serving six of those sixteen years in Board leadership. In 2020, she was recognized by the Oregon School Board Association as School Board Member of the Year. 

Alicia has been a strong advocate and recognized leader on issues of disability rights and inclusion. Her work includes trainings and presentations throughout the US focused on policy change and advocacy to expand disability rights and inclusion.

Commissioner Matt Maletis

Matt Maletis was appointed to the OLCC in November 2017, and represents Oregon's Western district. Maletis is a lifelong Oregonian from the Portland area and grew up in the beer and wine business. Maletis has spent his life and career in the hospitality industry holding several liquor licenses for projects including Langdon Farms Golf Club, The Agency Ultra Sport Lounge, and Brasserie Montmartre.

Currently Maletis serves as an investor, advisor, and developer on a variety of projects in both the real estate and hospitality industries.