The Policy Group (PG) is a committee of agency and elected leaders assembled to weigh in on the environmental review process and results, and provide guidance based on their jurisdiction’s mission and long-term plans.

The Policy Group is a continuation of a committee that met during the Feasibility Study. The full record of these proceedings can be found in the Feasibility Study Archive.

Next Meeting:
The date for the next Policy Group meeting in early 2021 has not been set. The date and online meeting link will be shared here when  confirmed. 


Meeting Materials

This page will contain materials from the most recent meeting and for the next scheduled meeting when available. The full collection of meeting materials can be found in the Project Library.

Next Meeting: October 2, 2020

Last Meeting: October 28, 2019


Committee Members

  • Multnomah County (Chair Deborah Kafoury, Commissioner Jessica Vega Pederson)
  • City of Portland (Chris Warner)
  • Metro (Councilor Craig Dirksen)
  • ODOT (Rian Windsheimer)
  • FHWA (Phil Ditzler)
  • TriMet (Doug Kelsey)
  • Prosper Portland (Justin Douglas)
  • City of Beaverton (Councilor Cate Arnold)
  • City of Gresham (Councilor Karylinn Echols)
  • Oregon Representative Barbara Smith Warner’s Office
  • Oregon Senator Kathleen Taylor’s Office
  • US Representative Earl Blumenauer's Office
  • US Representative Suzanne Bonamici's Office
  • US Senator Jeff Merkley's Office
  • US Senator Ron Wyden's Office