Due to COVID-19, all Regulatory staff are teleworking, which may delay our response time. The best way to reach us is via the phone or email addresses listed on the Contacts page. Please submit requests including permit applications, permit modification requests, waters delineation reviews, and jurisdictional determination requests electronically. See the Electronic Submittals public notice under Regulatory Announcements for further instruction.

The Portland District Regulatory Branch has jurisdiction over the state of Oregon, southern Washington ports and restoration projects in the Columbia River estuary funded by the Bonneville Power Administration.

The contact numbers below are for information related to our Regulatory Program, such as: questions about obtaining a permit for construction within or discharging material into a wetland or waterway; reporting illegal activity in a wetland or waterway; requesting a determination of jurisdiction over a wetland or other water, or other general Regulatory Program questions.

Looking for Recreation Contact Information?
Columbia River:
Bonneville Dam, The Dalles, John Day, Willow Creek
Rogue River Valley: Applegate, Elk Creek, Lost Creek
Willamette Valley: Big Cliff, Blue River, Cottage Grove, Cougar, Detroit, Dexter, Dorena, Fall Creek, Fern Ridge, Foster, Green Peter, Hills Creek, Lookout Point

Regulatory Contacts by County
BakerMelanie O'Meara • 541-465-6765
BentonBenny Dean Jr.• 541-465-6769
ClackamasDanielle Erb • 503-808-4368
ClatsopKate Mott • 503-808-4386
ColumbiaMelody White • 503-808-4385
CoosTyler Krug • 541-756-2097
CrookMelanie O'Meara • 541-465-6765
CurryTyler Krug • 541-756-2097
DeschutesMaya Goklany • 541-465-6877
DouglasBrielle Cummings • 503-808-4387
GilliamMelody White • 503-808-4385
GrantMelanie O'Meara • 541-465-6765
HarneyMelanie O'Meara • 541-465-6765
Hood RiverRafael Orozco • 503-808-4959
JacksonMaya Goklany • 541-465-6877
JeffersonMelody White • 503-808-4385
JosephineMelanie O'Meara • 541-465-6765
KlamathMelanie O'Meara • 541-465-6765
LakeMelanie O'Meara • 541-465-6765
LaneBrielle Cummings • 503-808-4387
LincolnTyler Krug • 541-756-2097
LinnBenny Dean Jr. • 541-465-6769
MalheurMelanie O'Meara • 541-465-6765
MarionMelanie O'Meara • 541-465-6765
MorrowDanielle Erb • 503-808-4368
MultnomahTrey Fraley • 503-808-4632
PolkRafael Orozco • 503-808-4959
ShermanMelody White • 503-808-4385
TillamookKate Mott • 503-808-4386
UmatillaDanielle Erb • 503-808-4368
Union • Danielle Erb • 503-808-4368
WallowaDanielle Erb • 503-808-4368
WascoMelody White • 503-808-4385
WashingtonTrey Fraley • 503-808-4632
WheelerMelanie O'Meara • 541-465-6765
YamhillRafael Orozco • 503-808-4959


Kinsey Friesen (Kinsey.M.Friesen@usace.army.mil; (503) 808-4378) is the regulatory point of contact for all listed locations;
Port of Camas-Washougal, WA
Port of Chinook, WA
Port of Ilwaco, WA
Port of Kalama, WA  
Port of Klickitat, WA  
Port of Longview, WA
Port of Portland, OR  
Port of Ridgefield, WA  
Port of Skamania, WA
Port of Vancouver, WA
Port of Wahkiakhum, WA
Port of Woodland, WA  

To comment by e-mail on a public notice:
Send an email to the project manager named in the notice.

Public Notice mailing list subscriptions:
New subscriptions: Send us an email with the counties you want to receive updates on.
Update your subscription email address: Send us an email with your old and new email addresses.
Email: PortlandRegulatory@usace.army.mil

Regulatory main phone number: 503-808-4373
Regulatory general email address: PortlandRegulatory@usace.army.mil

Regulatory Agricultural email: CENWP-AgricultureOffice@usace.army.mil
For questions about Regulatory related agriculture activities and agricultural properties.

To report a potential violation:
Please contact the Regulatory Project Manager for your county from the map above.

Mailing Addresses

Portland Office
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Attention: CENWP-OD-G
P.O. Box 2946
Portland, OR 97208-2946
  Eugene Office
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
211 East 7th Avenue, Suite 105
Eugene, OR 97401-2763
  North Bend Office
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
North Bend Field Office
2201 N Broadway, Suite C
North Bend, OR 97459


Other Contacts
NEPA Subject Matter ExpertJoe Brock • 503-808-4377
Regulatory archaeologistBrian Heil • 503-808-4382
RGP-4 Pre-Construction NotificationsAndrea Seager • 541-465-6882
Statewide ODOT permit coordinator (all five regions)Benny Dean Jr. • 541-465-6769
Mitigation program managerAndrea Seager • 541-465-6882
Portland, OR HarborMelody White • 503-808-4385

Regulatory Chiefs
Portland District Regulatory branch chiefBill Abadie • 503-808-4370
Policy and Compliance section chiefBill Abadie • 503-808-4370
Portland section chiefMelody White • 503-808-4385
Eugene section chiefMelanie O'Meara • 541-465-6765