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Commission Members

House Bill 3543 created the Oregon Global Warming Commission. The bill states that the commission will consist of 25 members. Of these, 11 are voting members appointed by the governor and 14 are ex-officio members. Of the ex-officio members, 11 are officials specified by HB 3543 and three are governor appointees.

The Commission members represent a diverse range of experts in the social, environmental, cultural and economic interests of the state.

Current members of the Commission include:

Angus Duncan

Angus Duncan serves as Chair of the Commission. Angus has served as President and CEO of the Bonneville Environmental Foundation since its formation in 1998. The Foundation is a non-profit business venture that generates revenues from regional and national sales of renewable energy and carbon-offsetting Green Tags. Prior to...

Mark Abbott

Dr. Mark Abbott is an ex-officio member and serves as a vice-chair on the commission. He is Dean and Professor in the College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University. He received his B.S. in Conservation of Natural Resources from the...

Andrea Durbin

Andrea Durbin is Executive Director of Oregon Environmental Council. Prior to that, she worked as an independent consultant based in Brussels for two years, and for over ten years as a senior manager for national environmental organizations in Washington, DC. She has published articles, testified before Congress and...

Jill Eiland

Jill Eiland is the Oregon Corporate Affairs Manager for Intel Corporation, leading the media relations, government relations, community relations, and education outreach team for Intel’s largest site and Oregon’s largest employer. Prior to her arrival at Intel, Jill was Vice President of Corporate...

Catherine Mater

Catherine is a prominent expert in sustainable forestry and conservation issues. She is president of Mater Engineering in Corvallis and a senior fellow of the Pinchot Institute for Conservation.Catherine has a Master's Degree in Civil Engineering from Oregon State University.

Serves on the: Forestry Subcommittee

Russ Hoeflich

Russ Hoeflich is Vice President and Oregon Director of The Nature Conservancy, where he has worked for over 25 years. Within The Conservancy, Russ also serves as a member of The Global Human Resources Cabinet and the lead sponsor of the Volunteerism Cabinet. Additionally, Russ serves on...

Gregg Kantor

Gregg Kantor is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Northwest Natural Gas, the largest supplier of natural gas in Oregon. Gregg previously served in various roles with the gas company. Before that, Gregg worked for PGE and the Bonneville Power Administration, and served as Governor Goldschmidt’s...

Eric Lemelson

Eric Lemelson owns and manages Lemelson Vineyards, a producer of Pinot Noir and other varietal wines located in Carlton, Oregon. He is also Treasurer and a Director of the Lemelson Foundation, a family foundation based in Portland. The Foundation supports invention and innovation for sustainable development in the...

Jim Piro

Jim Piro is president and chief executive officer of Portland General Electric (PGE) and has 35 years of experience in the utility business. Prior to becoming CEO, he had served as executive vice president of Finance, chief financial officer and treasurer since 2000. Since joining PGE in 1980 as a civil engineer in...

Bill Wyatt

Bill Wyatt has been the Executive Director of the Port of Portland since October of 2001. The Port operates the state’s largest marine port and airport. Bill previously served as Chief of Staff to former Oregon Governor John A. Kitzhaber for seven years, preceded by...

Alan Zelenka

Alan Zelenka is a Eugene City Councilor (Ward 3) and works at Kennedy/Jenks Consultants as its energy services leader. Previously, he worked for 21 years at the Emerald People’s Utility District in Eugene where he was energy services manager, power manager and legislative affairs manager. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in political economy from the University of California Berkeley and a Master...