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Small Business Advisory Council

The council’s mission is to “improve the development, growth and vitality of Oregon’s small businesses” and meets at least four times each year to discuss ideas, barriers and state policies. The council advises the Governor on small business promotional opportunities; recommends improvements in state-funded programs; identifies state laws, programs and policies that may need change; and works on special projects assigned by the Governor.

2014 Meeting Schedule

Feb 7
Apr 4
June 6
Aug 1
Oct 3

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Meeting details available from the 2014 Meeting Resource page


Larry Jackson

Larry J. Jackson Jr.

Appointed August 2011
Term expires July 2014
Prem Group—Portland

Ryan Wayman

Ryan J. Wayman

Appointed March 2012
Term expires February 2015
Pride Financial Patners—Portland

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Jerry Yencopal

Appointed July 2013
Term expires June 2015
Baker City Pharmacy—Baker City

Ex Officio Members:

John Saris

Business Oregon
Salem, Oregon