In This Issue:

1. Committee on Historic Preservation to Meet in Portland

2. Consulting Firm Seeks Central Oregon Survey Participants

3. Tillamook’s Pioneer Museum Sets “S/he Bop” Speaker





Oregon’s State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation (SACHP) will consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places in a two-day meeting, Feb. 9 -10, at the Oregon Department of Transportation Building, 123 Flanders Street, Portland. The public meetings will begin at 12:30 p.m. on the 9th and at 1 p.m. on the 10th.


The committee will review proposed nominations for individual properties in Lake Oswego, Coos Bay, and Hardman, as well as the Broadway, Burnside, Hawthorne, and Morrison Bridges in Portland.  To view the meeting agenda, visit


Nominations recommended for listing in the Register by the SACHP are forwarded to the National Park Service, which maintains the Register under the authority of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. Members of the Committee hold credentials in many historic preservation-related fields.


The meeting site is accessible to people with disabilities. Special accommodations for the meeting may be made by calling (503) 986-0690.  More information about the National Register and Oregon properties listed in the Register is online at (click on “National Register” on the left side of the page).





Jan McGowan Nonprofit Consulting is conducting a survey to assess current and potential need for services among Central Oregon nonprofits. The consultant is seeking input from nonprofit directors, staff leaders, board presidents and officers. Responses by Jan. 13 are eligible for a drawing.


If your nonprofit organization is located in Central Oregon, and you wish to participate in the survey, visit . If you have further questions, contact Jan McGowan at (541) 549-1971, (503) 709-1148 or .





The Tillamook County Pioneer Museum will present Sarah Dougher discussing  “S/he Bop: Making Sense of Gender in American Pop Music,” in the Main Gallery of the museum at 1 p.m., Jan. 14 as part of its exhibit “Where Were You in ’72?”


Dougher is a Portland based singer/songwriter and Adjunct Instructor with the Women’s Studies Department at Portland State University since 2004. She teaches the history of women in rock ‘n’ roll and her courses include Women in Rock, Women’s Lyric and Lyricism, and Gender and Classical Mythology. In addition to her various publications, Sarah is also an accomplished musician and writes for the Willamette Week, San Francisco Bay Guardian and other publications. She has played in groups like the Lookers, The Crabs and Cadallaca.


For more information, visit the museum’s website at or call (503) 842-4553.

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