SALEM, Oregon – The Oregon Heritage Commission will meet via online meeting on October 18 at 9am. The agenda includes a presentation on historic resource inventories for disaster preparedness, review of museum grant projects, and a discussion on value of heritage messaging. The meeting is open to the public and the agenda includes an opportunity for public comment. The Heritage Commission is comprised of nine people representing Oregon’s heritage and geographical diversity who have been appointed by the Governor. There are nine advisory representatives from state agencies and statewide organizations. The mission of the Oregon Heritage Commission is to secure, sustain, and enhance Oregon’s heritage by ensuring coordination of heritage initiatives by public and private organizations; advocacy on its behalf; education of the public about its extent and value; and promotion and celebration of its diversity. For more information, contact coordinator Katie Henry at 503-877-8834 or Commission meetings are open to the public and their agendas include opportunities for public comment. Special accommodations for the meeting – including translation services – may be made by calling (503) 986‐0690 at least 72 hours prior to the start of the meeting. For the meeting link, call-in details, and the agenda or more information about the commission, visit