HB 2017 Transit Advisory Committee

Oregon House Bill 2017 includes funding for transit that will allow us to expand and improve service. This advisory committee will review and provide input on our plans before they are submitted to the Oregon Transportation Commission for approval.

The HB 2017 Transit Advisory Committee will advise, assist and review our plans to expand and improve service using funds from Oregon House Bill 2017, also known as Keep Oregon Moving.

The committee’s members represent transit users, Honored Citizens, employers, low-income and minority communities as well as service providers, regional governmental jurisdictions and other interested parties.


Committee Members

Barbara Bernstein

Executive Director, Elders in Action

Dan Bower

Executive Director, Portland Streetcar

Jan Campbell

Chair, TriMet Committee on Accessible Transportation

Chris Carpenter

Director, Oregon & Southern Idaho District Council of Laborers

Lee Po Cha

Executive Director, IRCO

Pat Daniels

Executive Director, Constructing Hope

Jillian Detweiler

Executive Director, The Street Trust

Reza Farhoodi

Rider Representative, Portland

Esmeralda Flores

Rider Representative, Washington County

Renata Frantum

Rider Representative, East Portland/East Multnomah County

Chris Hagerbaumer

Deputy Director, Oregon Environmental Council

Marion Haynes

Government Relations Director, Portland Business Alliance

Ben Johnson

Rider Representative, Clackamas County

Anneliese Koeler

Public Policy Advocate, Oregon Food Bank

Jonathan Leeper

Student Representative, Portland Community College

Nate McCoy

Executive Director, National Association of Minority Contractors

Diane McKeel

Vice Chair, Mt. Hood Community College Board of Directors

Diana Nunez

President, Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber

Deanna Palm

Executive Director, Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce

Art Pearce

Policy, Planning & Projects Manager, Portland Bureau of Transportation

Jessica Vega Pederson

Commissioner, Multnomah County

Roy Rogers

Commissioner, Washington County

Paul Savas

Commissioner, Clackamas County

Bob Stacey

Councilor, Metro

Elaine Wells

Executive Director, Ride Connection


Next Meeting

Friday, January 19, 8–9:30 a.m.


ODOT Region 1 Office
123 NW Flanders St., Portland
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