OCDLA Committees

Get Involved

OCDLA committees are volunteer driven and are always looking for new, interested members. Contact the committee chairs below if you would like to become involved.


Amicus Curiae

Rankin Johnson, IV, Chair | Portland | Email
Dave Ferry, Board Liaison | Salem | Email
Rebecca Davis | Eugene | Email
Bronson James | Portland | Email
Kenneth Kreuscher | Portland | Email
Rosalind Lee | Eugene | Email
Ryan O’Connor | Portland | Email
Ramon Pagan | Portland | Email
Bear Wilner-Nugent | Portland | Email
go Amicus Curiae Guidelines

Building Committee

David McDonald, Chair | Portland | Email
Michelle Burrows | Sherwood | Email
Hugh Duvall | Eugene | Email
Cynthia Hamilton | Portland | Email
Chris Hansen | Eugene | Email
James Hennings | Portland | Email
John Henry Hingson, III | Oregon City | Email
Gordon Mallon | Lake Oswego | Email
John Potter | Eugene | Email
go Go to the Building Campaign page.


Capital Defenders

Co-Chairs
Dennis Balske
| Portland | Email
Jeff Ellis | Portland | Email
Richard Wolfe | Portland | Email
go Go to the Capital Defenders page

Defendants’ Rights Group

Lane Borg | Portland | Email
Shaun McCrea | Eugene | Email
Yonit Sharaby | Portland | Email
Tahra Sinks | Salem | Email
go Go to the Defendants’ Rights Group page

Education

Elizabeth Wakefield, Chair | Portland | Email
Alex Spinks, Board Liaison | Roseburg | Email
go Go to the Education Committee page.


Juvenile Law

Sarah Peterson, Chair | Salem | Email
Kat Griffin, Board Liaison | Roseburg | Email
go Go to the Juvenile Law Committee page.

Law School Outreach

Lewis and Clark
Brad Kalbaugh | Portland | Email

University of Oregon
Celia Howes | Portland | Email

Willamette University
Olcott Thompson | Salem | Email

Legislative

Robert Homan, Co-Chair | Eugene | Email
DeAnnna Horne, Co-Chair | Portland | Email
Robert Kaiser, Board Liaison | Eugene | Email
Brad Kalbaugh, Board Liaison | Portland | Email
Gail Meyer, OCDLA Legislative Representative | Portland | Email
go Go to the Legislative Action page for full committee list.

Pay Parity Advisory Committee

go Go to the Pay Parity Advisory Committee page.

 

Public Defense Services Commission Liaison

Dave Ferry | Salem | Email

 

Publications Committee

Terri Wood, Chair | Eugene | Email
Alex Bassos, Library of Defense Liaison | Portland | Email
Tony Bornstein | Portland | Email
Mike DeMuniz | Portland | Email
Hugh Duvall | Eugene | Email
Leslie Nitcher | Bend | Email
Sarah Laidlaw | Salem | Email
Steve Sherlag | Portland | Email
Brian Walker | Portland | Email


Web Governance Committee

Alex Bassos, Chair | Portland | Email
Russell Barnett, III, Board Liaison | Portland | Email
Thad Betz | Bend | Email
José Bernal | Portland | Email
Robert Crow | Portland | Email
Emily Ellison | Portland | Email
Steven Gorham | Salem | Email
Celia Howes | Portland | Email
Morgan Long | Portland | Email
Shaun McCrea | Eugene | Email
Victoria Moffet | La Grande | Email
John Potter | Eugene | Email
Brook Reinhard | Roseburg | Email
Will Shaver | Eugene | Email
Bruce Tarbox | Oregon City | Email

Women in Criminal Defense

Cate Wollam, Chair | Portland | Email
Maurisa Gates | Portland | Email

PAC Committee

This political action committee is separate from OCDLA. Contact OCDLA for information.
Justin Martin, OCDLA Fiscal Representative | Salem | Email
Gail Meyer, OCDLA Legislative Representative | Portland | Email
Jenifer Feinberg | Medford | Email
DeAnna Horne | Portland | Email
D. Aaron Jeffers | Salem | Email
John Lamborn | Burns | Email
David McDonald | Portland | Email
John Potter | Eugene | Email
Robert Raschio | The Dalles | Email
Michael Romano | Bend | Email