Larry Conner, MA, LPC., is serving as the Government Relations Chair of COPACT and is currently the Public Policy and Advocacy Chair of ORCA.  He has practiced as a professional counselor in Portland since 1987. Larry was one of the co-directors of the coalition that achieved passage of the LPC/LMFT Practice Act of 2009. 
Andrea J. Wright Johnston, MA, LMFT, is a legislative liaison to the OAMFT board of directors. She is a family therapist in private practice at the Portland Family Therapy agency with a specialty in sex  therapy and art therapy. She approaches each person and family with attention to mental and physical health, with consideration to relational, social and spiritual influences.
Jeff Olsgaard, MA, MDiv, LPC, values the incredible opportunity it is to be working alongside these particular board members.  Jeff considers monitoring and seeking to influence legislative interests, collaborating with various associations and meeting with our legislators as the best chance to enhance the integrity of our profession. See Jeff at his practice with Western Psych & Counseling Services.   
Steve Rodgers, MA, LPC, LMFT, is a legislative liaison to the OAMFT board of directors. He has been a priest and educator for over 30 years; teaching, running schools and churches and working with legislatures around issues of education and drug and alcohol education. He is currently a therapist at the Cedar Hills Hospital in Portland.
Charmagne Westcott, LPC., NCC.,  is currently serving as the COPACT webmaster and communications chair. She has  8 years experience serving on the board of the Idaho Mental Health Counselors Association (IMHCA). her last year as president. Charmagne is a DBT therapist in private practice at  Acuity Mental Health .
Libby Schwartz, MS, NCC, LPC Intern, provides counseling services to older adults and to professionals who are coping with life transitions, grief and loss, relationships, career, or retirement. She was a practicing attorney for almost 20 years, focusing on commercial litigation and appeals.