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Steve Greenwood

Director, Oregon Solutions

Steve Greenwood is the Director of Oregon Solutions at the National Policy Consensus Center, with more than 35 years of public service at the federal, state, and local levels, as well as a brief time in the private sector.   He has been at Oregon Solutions and the National Policy Consensus Center at Portland State University since 2003 and teaches a graduate-level class, “Foundations of Collaborative Governance”, at PSU.

Steve has led numerous collaborative processes on issues such as Oregon’s urban-rural divide, water allocations in eastern Oregon, and Columbia River sediment management.  He has been a frequent speaker on collaborative governance at conferences and seminars around the country, holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and received a Fulbright fellowship to assist the government of Portugal on solid waste policy in 1991. He is also the 2007 recipient of the Outstanding Alumnus Award from the University of Oregon’s Planning, Public Policy and Management program.