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Commission Purpose

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Commission was created by the State Legislature in 1989 to establish policies, adopt rules necessary to execute the duties of the Department, set fees, acquire property, promote the state´s outdoor recreation policy, and appoint the OPRD Director. Commissioners serve four-year terms. They are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the State Senate.

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Commissioners


Congressional District 1:     
 Jennifer H. Allen                     Term expires February 2019


Congressional District 2:      Brad Chalfant, Vice Chair       Term expires November 2016 
 


Congressional District 3:      Jonathan Blasher                    
Term expires July 2019


Congressional District 4:      Cal Mukumoto, Chair              Term expires September 2016   


Congressional District 5:      Wendy Veliz                            Term expires April 2017


East of the Cascades:           Lisa Dawson                            Term expires February 2018  



West of the Coast Range:     Robin Risley                            Term expires March 2017 

 

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Staff


Lisa Sumption, Director 


Jennifer BuseyAssistant to the Director and Commission 
725 Summer Street NE, Suite C
Salem, OR 97301
Email: jen.busey@oregon.gov
Phone: (503) 986-0719
Fax: (503) 986-0796

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2016 Meeting Dates and Locations

 

2016 Meeting Dates and Locations (meeting dates and locations are subject to change) 

-          February 23-24 in the Salem/Portland area
-          April 26-27 in the Salem area
-          June 28-29 in the Medford/Ashland area
-          September 13-14 in the Bend area
-          November 15-16 in Cannon Beach


       

 
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Current Meeting Information

Draft agenda, April 26-27, 2016
Meeting materials, April 27, 2016

If you would like to be placed on the Interested Parties email list to receive alerts when commission meeting information is posted to our web site, please email Jennifer Busey, Commission Assistant, at jen.busey@oregon.gov.

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Past Meetings

Oregon Parks and Recreation Commission meeting minutes are posted to this website following their approval by the Commission at the next regularly scheduled meeting. 
    

2016

February       Minutes  Audio  Packet

 

2015

November     Minutes  Audio  Packet

September    Minutes  Audio  Packet

June             Minutes  Audio  Packet

April             Minutes  Audio  Packet

February       Minutes  Audio  Packet 

2014 

November     Minutes Packet   

October        Minutes  Packet

September    Minutes  Packet   

July              Minutes  Packet    

June             Minutes  Packet    

April             Minutes  Packet

February 20  Minutes  Packet 

February 5    Minutes  Packet

 

2013

December   Minutes  Packet
November   Minutes  Packet 
September  Minutes  Packet
July            Minutes  Packet

May

January   

 

2012
November
August
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April
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2011 
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July  
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2010 
November  
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July  
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2009 
November 
September 17  
September 29  
July 16  
May 21  
April 2  
January 29  
  
2008 
December 4   
September 18  
July 17 
May 8  
March 13 
January 17 
  
2007 
November 29 
September 20 
August 7 
July 12 
May 10 
March 8 
January 11 
  
2006 
November 9 
September 28 
August 17 
June 8  
April 13 
March 2 
January 18 

2005 
December 8 
October 27 
September 22 
August 4 
June 2 
April 21 
March 10 
January 27 

2004 
December 16 
October 28 
September 2 
August 5 

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Beltz Property

In April 2014, the Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission expressed a strong interest in property for sale in Tillamook County. Read more ...
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Bandon State Natural Area exchange proposal

The Commission approved a proposal to exchange a portion of the Bandon State Natural Area in trade for lands and funds to combat invasive plant species and purchase additional state park lands. The proposal requires approvel from the federal U.S. Bureau of Land Management. Read more ...
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Nonprofit Fundraising Agreements

The Commission has the authority to enter into special fundraising agreements with qualified nonprofits at its direction. Read more ...
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