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Lane Shetterly

ShetterlyAttorney & Partner, Shetterly Irick and Ozias

Lane Shetterly, alumnus of Western Oregon University, is a partner in the law firm Shetterly Irick and Ozias in Dallas, Ore. From 2004 through 2007, Shetterly was the director of the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD). Prior to his appointment, Shetterly served seven years in the Oregon Legislature, serving as speaker pro tem of the House from 2001 until he resigned to become director of DLCD. He is chair of the Oregon Law Commission, a position he has held since 1998, and was appointed by the governor in 2005 to serve as a representative from Oregon on the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. During his first session in the legislature, he was privileged to be the chief sponsor of HB 2364, which established WOU as a university. In 2010, he received the Henry and Helen Graven Award for his contributions to community, church and society from Wartburg College, Iowa, past recipients of which include Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Greg Mortensen. He was awarded the Western Oregon University Alumni Award of Excellence in 2004. Shetterly earned a bachelor’s degree in education from WOU and a JD from Northwestern School of Law. Shetterly said, “It is my honor and my pleasure to receive appointment to the new Western Oregon University Board of Trustees.”