Executive Committee


The Executive Committee (EC) supervises and controls the affairs of the Section, subject to the Section’s Bylaws and the supervision of the Oregon State Bar. The EC meets four times a year. At the annual business meeting, held in October, the Section membership elects Section officers and EC members for the following calendar year. Members generally serve two-year terms.

If you are interested in serving on the Executive Committee, contact a committee member.

2021 Executive Committee


Terms ending December 31, 2021

  • Chair:   Chris Heuer
  • Chair-Elect:  Caitlin Wong
  • Past-Chair:  Jonathan Cavanagh
  • Secretary:  Catherine S. Yao
  • Treasurer:  Sarah S.E. Lora


Terms ending December 31, 2022

  1. Eric Foster
  2. Julie Kelly
  3. Eric Kodesch
  4. Jessica L. McConnell
  5. Jeff S. Patterson
  6. Darren Weirnick

Terms ending December 31, 2021 (*members previously elected and **members nominated to serve a one-year term):

  1. Jessica B. Baggenstos*
  2. David J. Brandon*
  3. Nikki E. Dobay*
  4. Jay Richardson*
  5. Matt Erdman**

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