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Cam Preus, Executive Director

John Wykoff, Deputy Director

Karen Smith, General Counsel

Casey White-Zollman, Communications Director

Katie Archambault, Director of Research & Fiscal Operations

Elizabeth Cox Brand, Executive Director, Student Success Center

Suzette Boydston, Statewide Affinity Coordinator

Susan Baker, Executive Assistant



260 13th St NE 

Salem, OR 97301

(503) 399-9912



2021 Legislative Session

The 81st Legislative Assembly will convene Tuesday, January 19, 2021. Legislative Session is the period of time in which the Legislative Assembly is convened for purpose of lawmaking. Regular sessions convene each February and may last 160 days in odd-numbered years and 35 days in even-numbered years.

2021 Legislative Calendar

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January 19 - Session begins

February 24 - Winter Revenue Forecast

May 19 - Spring Revenue Forecast

June 18 - Target Sine Die

June 27 - Constitutional Sine Die


2021 Legislative Committees

Senate Committee Appointments

House Committee Appointments

2021 Session Committee Schedule

Senate Education

Meets Virtually Mondays/Wednesdays at 3:15-5:00 p.m.

Chair, Senator Michael Dembrow
Vice-Chair, Senator Chuck Thomsen
Member, Senator Sara Gelser
Member, Senator Art Robinson
Member, Senator Chris Gorsek


Senate Labor & Business

Meets Virtually Tuesdays/Thursdays at 8:00-9:45 a.m.

Chair, Senator Chuck Riley
Vice-Chair, Senator Bill Hansell
Member, Senator Kate Lieber
Member to be appointed from Senate District 20
Member, Senator Kayse Jama


House Education

Meets Virtually Tuesdays/Thursdays at 1:00-2:45 p.m.

Chair, Representative Teresa Alonso Leon
Vice-Chair, Representative Courtney Neron
Vice-Chair, Representative Suzanne Weber
Member, Representative Zach Hudson
Member, Representative Mark Owens
Member, Representative Jeff Reardon
Member, Representative Ricki Ruiz
Member, Representative David Brock Smith

Member, Representative Janeen Sollman
Member, Representative Boomer Wright


Joint Ways and Means Education Subcommittee

Meets Virtually Mondays/Wednesdays at 1:00-2:45 p.m.

Co-Chair, Senator Lew Frederick
Co-Chair, Representative Susan McLain
Member, Senator Michael Dembrow
Member, Senator Chuck Thomsen
Member, Representative Teresa Alonso Leon
Member, Representative Bobby Levy
Member, Representative E. Werner Reschke
Member, Representative Ricki Ruiz