April 12, 2023


Please congratulate our newest Board members:
Chief Rick Stokoe (VP at Large)
Chief Mike Krantz (Secretary-Treasurer)
Chief Jason Van Meter (District #13 Representative)
Retired Chief Terry Wright (Retired Members Representative)
The OACP looks forward to their representation and leadership in the coming years.


(Left to right) Chief Mike Krantz (Bend PD) - Secretary/Treasurer; Chief Marcia Harnden (Albany PD) - 2nd Vice President; Chief Chris Skinner (Eugene PD) - Past President; Chief Matt Scales (McMinnville PD) - OACP President; Chief Mark Daniel (Mt. Angel) - 1st Vice President; Chief Rick Stokoe (Boardman PD) - VP at Large


Congratulations to the following OACP Special award winners (Photos below):

Chief Ken Rueben - President's Award
Chief Matt Workman - Paul Nagy Award
Chief Jim Ferraris (Ret.) - Karlyn Campbell Award

Incoming President Chief Matt Scales presents Chief Chris Skinner with his 2022-2023 Presidents Award and Presidents Badge.

Chief Mathew Workman, Warrenton PD -
Paul Nagy Award Winner. Standing with Matt is Awards Co-Chair Rick Stokoe and OACP President Chris Skinner.

Chief Jim Ferraris, Woodburn PD (Ret.) -
Karlyn Campbell Award Winner. Standing with Jim is OACP Executive Director Kevin Campbell and OACP President Chris Skinner

Chief Ken Rueben, Philomath PD -
President's Award Winner. OACP President Chris Skinner presents Ken with the award. 

A BIG thank you to the following:

Vendor Ambassadors: Dave Rash, Mitch Hicks, Henry Reimann, Jim DeSully, Ryan Eaton, Ken Rueben, Don Ballou, Gary Bell, John Schmerber

Presenter Hosts: Dave Rash, Mitch Hicks, Henry Reimann, Marcia Harnden, Ryan Eaton

And a special SHOUT OUT to Retired Chief Terry Wright (and now District 17 Representative) for his tireless help throughout the conference wherever it was needed! 

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2023-24 Committee Sign Ups

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GLOCK Raffle Proceeds

The GLOCK Raffle at the Annual Conference was a hit! Congratulations to Chief Marcia Harnden who won the sought-after GLOCK. We raised more than expected - $1,720! Proceeds from the raffle will go toward Special Olympics Oregon and College Scholarships.

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