Urban Renewal Committee

The Urban Renewal Committee brings together representatives of urban renewal agencies across Oregon as well as key members of the urban renewal consulting community and other parties interested in this financial tool for economic development.  Participants are primarily members of the former Association of Oregon Redevelopment Agencies (AORA).

The Urban Renewal Committee engages in critical advocacy for urban renewal, develops informational tools, and shares resources and best practices for urban renewal. In 2019, the Urban Renewal Committee will update and republish the Urban Renewal in Oregon Best Practices Manual.

Join over 30 committee members and get plugged in to a community of urban renewal experts. Members can participate from anywhere around the state.  Reach out by email to the committee chair listed below for information about joining OEDA’s Urban Renewal Committee.

Additional information on urban renewal in Oregon can be found at: http://www.oregonurbanrenewal.org/

Urban Renewal Committee Contact

  • Kate Porsche Committee Chair

    Corvallis Benton County Economic Development Office - Economic Development Manager



  • Rebecca Ziegler Committee Vice Chair

    City of Salem - Project Manager