build the case
for public policy initiatives
has been one of my core services the past two
have included Oregon governors, state agency directors, city
and county officials, presidential and gubernatorial commissions, and advocacy organizations. I've been involved in studies,
proposals, and reports on such issues as economic development, K-12 education, higher
education, forest management, and criminal justice.
From time to time, I
also help clients with speeches and thought
leadership articles on public issues.
The Oregon Business Plan,
since 2002, a joint effort by senior business and political leaders
to create a new framework for economic development and specific
initiatives to support it.
Recreation Lakes Study Commission,
a presidential panel charged by Congress to recommend policy for the
recreational use of more than 500 federally owned lakes created by
Higher Education and the Oregon
Economy, governor's task force on changes needed in Oregon
higher education to support a healthy economy.
Oregon Benchmarks, original comprehensive indicators of progress toward the economic, social, and
environmental goals in Oregon Shines.
the state's original strategic plan for building healthy communities and a strong
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