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SDAO Board of Directors and Management Staff Training Series

Attorney Eileen Eakins and SDAO Senior Consultant George Dunkel will be traveling across the state to deliver their full-day training tailored to special district board members and management staff. Eileen and George will provide a comprehensive overview of laws and regulations governing Oregon’s special districts and the public officials that represent them. It is essential training for newly elected board members and newly appointed management staff, but even experienced individuals will benefit from this training. Trainings will run from 8:30am-4pm.


Aug. 17 | Ontario – Four Rivers Cultural Center
Aug. 18 | Boardman – Port of Morrow
Aug. 31 | Astoria – Holiday Inn Astoria (Virtual Option Available)
Sept. 2 | Salem – Chemeketa Eola (Virtual Option Available)
Sept. 7 | Klamath Falls – Oregon Institute of Technology
Sept. 9 | Brookings – Salmon Run Golf Course

Dates, times and locations subject to change. All changes will be communicated in advance to registrants and members via email and our website.

$75 for SDAO Members and SDIS Agents
$125 for Non-SDAO Members
$25 for Virtual Option (August 31st or September 2nd Only)

Includes lunch and training registration. Each SDAO member district is eligible to receive their first registration at no cost. Please use code BDREG at time of registration for this discount. Due to limited scholarships, we cannot guarantee this discount and are offering it on a first come, first served basis.

Register now!

Credit Information

  • Board Leadership Academy and Fire District Directors Academy – All Module 1 and Module 2 Credits – Earn your bronze-level certificate!
  • SDAO Academy – District Management: Board Relations (5 Credits), Ethics (5 Credits), Public Meetings and Public Records (5 Credits)
  • SDIS Best Practices – SDAO/SDIS Training (Category 5)