Cascade Policy Institute
4850 SW Scholls Ferry Rd.
Portland, OR 97225
Cascade Policy Institute is the only free market think tank in Oregon. Cascade studies state and local issues, including education, fiscal policy, the environment, growth management, transportation, rural issues and health care. Cascade publishes reports and commentaries on these issues. With its findings, Cascade Policy Institute seeks to educate the public and decision makers. Cascade policy analysts speak at community meetings and provide expert testimony to the Oregon Legislature and other decision-making bodies. More about Cascade
Cascade develops and promotes free market solutions to public policy challenges which foster individual liberty, personal responsibility, and economic opportunity.
Cascade Policy Institute was founded in 1991 by Steve Buckstein and David Gore.
William B. Conerly, president, Conerly Consulting, LLC; Michael L. Barton, computational scientist, Intel Corp. (retired); Larry W. Dennis, Sr., president, Turbo Management Systems; Jon Egge, president and CEO, MP Plumbing; David Gore, founder and board chair, Ashbrook Independent School; William Udy, senior accounting analyst, Northwest Natural (retired); John A. Charles, Jr., president and CEO, Cascade Policy Institute. More about the Board
For 2009: Foundations and Trusts 74%, Individuals 21%, Sales/Interest/In-kind donations 3%, Corporations 2%,
John A. Charles, Jr., president and CEO
Tina Pisenti, vice president and COO