Governor Kate Brown appointed Rep. Lynn Findley (R-Vale) to be the new Convener for the Greater Eastern Oregon Regional Solutions Advisory Committee on Thursday morning.
Rep. Findley said, “I want to thank Gov. Brown for this opportunity. I am looking forward to working with the Committee to create unique and effective policies to encourage growth and economic progress for the Region. There are some big challenges ahead of us, but with the team, we have assembled, I have no doubt we will be able to make great strides for Eastern Oregon.”
The Greater Eastern Oregon Region includes Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Malheur, Morrow, Umatilla, and Wheeler Counties. Their priorities to advance the regional economy include workforce housing, workforce availability, support for current and emerging businesses, natural resources utilization, water management development, creating competitive communities, and building infrastructure for marketable industrial lands.