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Press Release: Portland Attorney Gilion Dumas Elected Cascade Policy Institute Board Member

Portland, OR – Gilion Dumas is the newest board member of Cascade Policy Institute. Dumas is a partner at the Portland law firm O’Donnell Clark & Crew. The Cascade Board of Directors elected Dumas on December 10.

“For years, I’ve admired Cascade’s tireless efforts to champion economic and personal liberty,” Dumas remarked. “I look forward to working with the Board and staff to promote ideas for Oregon that foster freedom, opportunity, and personal responsibility.”

Cascade’s board members and staff are excited that Dumas has joined the Cascade team. “Gilion’s expertise in small business ownership will strengthen Cascade’s capacity to develop strategies for new job formation – which is the most important challenge now facing the state,” stressed John A. Charles Jr., Cascade President and CEO.

Dumas joins seven current Cascade board members, including Chairman William B. Conerly, Ph.D., Michael L. Barton, Ph.D., Larry W. Dennis, Sr., Jon Egge, David Gore, William Udy, and John A. Charles, Jr.

For more information, contact:

John A. Charles, Jr.
President and CEO
Cascade Policy Institute
503-242-0900
john@cascadepolicy.org
www.cascadepolicy.org

About Cascade Policy Institute:

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.

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