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OBOA Legislative Committee

Committee Chair: Eric Schmidt, SE, CBO, Community Development Director/Building Official, City of Gresham
Committee Vice Chair: Nancy Thorington, Code & Policy Analyst, City of Portland Bureau of Development Services

Simply click the name above to send an email directly to the chairs about committee activities.

OBOA Lobbyist: Inga Deckert, Deckert Jillions LLP


Oregon Building Officials Association Legislative Advocacy

Under the leadership of the Legislative Committee and lobbyist Inga Deckert, OBOA provides governmental affairs representation at the State Capitol, the Building Codes Division and building industry policy forums.

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Oregon Legislative Committees

Oregon’s legislative process is dependent on legislative committees.  Committees are where the majority of the work to shape legislation and public policy is done.


Important Legislative Documents


SHARE YOUR EXPERTISE AND GET INVOLVED!  Every single OBOA member has a skill-set and perspective that is truly valued to the association.  We hope you take full advantage of membership by contributing to one of these important groups of volunteers. Simply reach out to a committee chair directly, or contact the OBOA office via email at info@oregonbuildingofficials.com or call 503.691.OBOA (6262). We would be happy to connect you with the appropriate group!

Please note that only current members of OBOA may participate on committees.  If you aren't a current member, JOIN TODAY!

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