Dorchester approaching


Dorchester XLIV
February 29 – March 2, Seaside, OR

Conference Board Gearing Up For 2008 Weekend With New Members, New Officer Team

(Wilsonville, OR) – Oregon’s longest running grassroots political conference is set for another year of policy debates, speeches and socializing. Dorchester XLIV will take place on February 29 – March 2, 2008, in Seaside, Oregon. The coastal town will welcome hundreds of delegates for the 44th annual conference.

In preparation for the 2008 conference, the Dorchester Board of Directors has elected a new team officers and added a few new members to the board.

New board members are: Allison Bruun, Legislative Assistant to State Representative Scott Bruun, and Tim Lyman, real estate broker and consultant.

Officers for Dorchester XLIV are: President – State Representative Linda Flores, Vice President Angela Wilhelms, Treasurer – Matt Lowe, Secretary – Becky Tymchuk, Past President – Jim Parker.

Other members of the board of directors are: John Aguirre, Bruce Anderson, Tim Bernasek, Rick Campbell, Grace Ishida, Deirdre Molander, John Patterson, Marla Rae, Dennis Tooley, and Gail Wilhelms.

The Dorchester Conference, founded in 1964, is a unique grassroots political conference. It provides a forum for hundreds of people from across Oregon to discuss current issues, interact with elected officials, learn about politics and have fun on the Oregon Coast.

More information on the conference can be found at

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  • Jerry

    Not expecting much from this bunch this year.
    What a joke.
    Sad, pathetic, silly, waste of time.
    These people are all up to their necks in the status quo and nothing is going to come from talking about how great you are for a weekend.
    If it wasn’t such a travesty it might be amusing.

    • eagle eye

      Glad to see you at last moving past your pollyana views.

      Maybe you should organize a counter-conference?

  • Jerry

    The only conference we need is one to stop the “special” session these politico morons are illegally holding.

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  • Bo

    When is Swarzenegger coming!

  • Dave A.

    Would rather be at spring training in Arizona that weekend and I will be there rather than at Seaside. Please wake me up when the OR Republican Party runs a candidate for ststewide office that will win. Other than Gordon Smith, I have lost faith in any of the candidates of this party. Sad – just really sad.

  • Keno

    Dorchester is the only time in the year in which Republicans relax.

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