The Bylaws Committee is responsible for drafting and forwarding suggested By-Law amendments to the Board of Directors for consideration and onto the General Membership for approval. The Bylaws committee is currently undertaking a complete rewrite of the OACP bylaws.
The Conference Committee plans, coordinates and produces the annual OACP conference. The committee also evaluates each conference in order to recommend changes that will improve the conference experience for members for future conferences.
The Dress Uniform and Ceremony Committee develops recommendations for the display of rank and other insignia for police uniforms throughout Oregon. The Committee also provides guidance and assistance to police agencies in need of presenting a special ceremony.
The Executive Resources committee is responsible for developing programs and offering resources through the OACP that assist local government partners. This committee will develop and/or identify an OACP background investigation service, LEMAP service and further develop the Linebacker program.
The Marketing Committee will coordinate with other committees and the Board to create, communicate and deliver OACP products and services and to increase awareness of the value of OACP products and services internally and externally.
The Membership Committee is responsible for recruiting new members. The Committee receives reviews and forwards applications for membership along with their recommendations for acceptance to the Board of Directors for action.
The Scholarship – Community Action Committee oversees the distribution of scholarships for college students who are pursuing a career in the Criminal Justice field and scholarships to the OACP Annual Conference for Chiefs of Police and Retired Chiefs with financial need.
The purpose of this committee is to evaluate opportunities within the OACP to expand participation and contributions by those aspiring to become a future Chief of Police and/or who currently are in a position to serve as a second in command or acting chief, when appointed. The committee will make recommendations to the Board of Directors about areas the OACP can further the mentoring and development of future Chiefs of Police through program development, training and other areas that will enhance the goal of building a strong pool of well qualified, highly ethical next generation police chiefs.
The Retired Chiefs Committee is responsible for maintaining a connection between retired members and the association and for identifying opportunities for retired members to contribute their time and talent to the ongoing work of the association.
Les Youngbar – Lake Oswego PD (Retired) Ed Boyd – Albany PD (Retired)
Retired Chiefs Historical Sub-Committee
The Historical sub-committee is responsible for preserving the rich heritage of the Oregon Association Chiefs of Police.
Jim Jones – Ontario PD (Retired) Jim Soules – Prineville PD (Retired) Rick Lewis – Silverton PD (Retired)