Oregon Advocacy Commissions Office

Present Duties

The office supports Oregon’s Commissions on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs, Black Affairs, Hispanic Affairs and the Commission for Women. They offer community based applied policy research; advise the governor, Legislature and departmental leadership on policies affecting communities of color and women; grow leadership from their communities within government; and build success for Asian/Pacific Islander, Black and Hispanic Oregonians and women in Oregon.

Each commission is composed of 11 members, nine of whom are appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Senate to serve four-year terms. The president of the Senate and the speaker of the House each appoint a member to serve a two-year term.​
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Contact Information

Address: PO Box 17550, Portland 97217
​Phone: 503-302-9725
General Email: OACO.MAIL@oac.oregon.gov
Contact: Albert Lee, Executive Director
Public Information Officer: Albert Lee

Legal & Legislative Information

Statutory Authority: ORS 185.005–185.025


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Records & Publications​​

State Archives Holdings from This Agency

The following are selected abbreviated listings from the holdings of the Oregon State Archives. Additional records may be available. These records may be viewed free of charge at the State Archives Building in Salem. Copies are available for a fee. Take the Web tour for more information about visiting or ordering copies from the Oregon State Archives.

Title: Administrative Records
Dates: 1983 - 1993
Cubic Ft.: 3
Title: Biennial Reports
Dates: 1986 - 1991
Cubic Ft.: .25
Title: Child Care Issues and Background Material
Dates: 1977-1991
Cubic Ft.: 1
Title: Commission for Women correspondence
Dates: 1967-1985
Cubic Ft.: 1
Title: Commission Issues and Events
Dates: 1985 - 1987
Cubic Ft.: 1
Title: Commission Minutes
Dates: 1964-1991
Cubic Ft.: .5
Title: Conference records
Dates: 1976-1985
Cubic Ft.: .5
Title: Director's Correspondence
Dates: 1979 - 1992
Cubic Ft.: 1.25
Title: Domestic Violence Statistical Reports
Dates: 1979
Cubic Ft.: .5
Title: International Women's Year Program records
Dates: 1975-1981
Cubic Ft.: .1
Title: Publications
Dates: 1979 - 1991
Cubic Ft.: 1.25
Title: Reports and surveys
Dates: 1975-1983
Cubic Ft.: .75
Title: Taskforce correspondence
Dates: 1978
Cubic Ft.: .1
Title: Women's Rights Program records
Dates: 1981-1984
Cubic Ft.: .1