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Advisory Council
Advisory Council Overview
This organization is the Government Information and Library Services Advisory Council (hereafter referred to as “the Council”). The Council is established in the bylaws of the Oregon State Library Board of Trustees. The Council is established to advise the staff of the Government Information and Library Services Program of the Oregon State Library.

The Council will provide insight, consultation, and advice on strategies for better serving the information and research needs of Oregon state government agencies. The Council will also assist Government Services staff in creating effective strategies and programs to inform state employees about Government Services and to train state employees in the use of these services.

        Upcoming meetings

Not at this time.


Advisory Council Members
Advisory Council Members

​Name ​Agency ​Term ​Term Expiration
​Brandy Meng ​Department of Administrative Services ​1 January 2018​
​Lucy Baker ​Oregon Advocacy Commissions
​January 2018
​Paula Newsome ​Office of the State CIO 1​ January 2018​
​Sarah Manring ​Water Resources ​1 ​January 2018
​Sean Nickerson ​Office of Information Services ​1 January 2018​
Lorrie Link ​Department of Transportation ​1 January 2019​
Jane Kirby Department of Consumer and Business Services ​1 January 2019​
Julia Brown Department of Human Services ​1 January 2019​

    Staff Supporting the Council Staff Supporting the Council
  • Caren Agata, Program Manager
  • Jerry Curry, Outreach and Training Co-Coordinator 
  • Robby Pietz, Outreach Assistant

Advisory Council By-Laws
GRS Advisory Council Bylaws
Meeting Minutes
Advisory Council Meeting Minutes