House Republicans announce leadership team for 2018 session




Salem, Ore. – Oregon House Republicans today announced their leadership team for the 2018 legislative session. House Republican Leader Mike McLane (R-Powell Butte) will continue serving in his role as caucus leader, surrounded by a cast of veteran lawmakers who have a record achieving results in the Legislature.


“House Republicans are excited to get back to work on behalf of Oregonians in 2018,” said House Republican Leader Mike McLane, who has served as caucus leaders since 2012. “We have an excellent leadership team in place headed into the February legislative session and I look forward to working alongside them and the rest of my colleagues in the Republican caucus to restore some common sense to our state government.”


2018 House Republican Leadership Team


  • Rep. Mike McLane, Republican Leader
  • Rep. Greg Barreto, Republican Deputy Leader
  • Rep. Duane Stark, Republican Whip
  • Rep. Sherrie Sprenger, Assistant Leader
  • Rep. Carl Wilson, Assistant Leader
  • Rep. Cliff Bentz, Assistant Leader


Leader McLane and Deputy Leader Barreto were re-elected and elected to their respective positions in November 2016. Whip Stark was elected to his position on Monday after the previous Republican Whip, Rep. Jodi Hack, stepped down as part of her transition out of her legislative service. Assistant Leaders are appointed by Leader McLane on a rolling basis.


The 2018 legislative session will begin February 5, 2018.




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