Portfolios, Liaison Responsibilities, and Bureau Directors

The Mayor and Commissioners serve as administrators of City departments, individually overseeing bureaus and carrying out policies approved by the Council. Bureau and liaison assignments are determined by the Mayor. Bureau directors are responsible for managing operations within their departments.
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Ted Wheeler

Mayor, Commissioner of Finance and Administration
1221 SW 4th Ave, Room 340, 97204
(503) 823-4120
website: www.portland.gov/wheeler
email: mayorwheeler@portlandoregon.gov

Bureau Portfolio

Liaison Responsibilities

  • League of Oregon Cities

Carmen Rubio

Commissioner of Public Utilities
Position Number 1
1221 SW 4th Ave, Room 220, 97204
(503) 823-3008
website: www.portland.gov/rubio
email: Comm.Rubio@portlandoregon.gov

Bureau Portfolio

Liaison Responsibilities

  • Venture Portland
  • Home Forward
  • Visitor Development Fund (with Commissioner Mapps)
  • Travel Portland
  • The Gateway Center
  • Workforce Development Board
  • Portland Mall Management, Inc.
  • Portland Film Office
  • Metro Policy Advisory Committee
  • Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission

Dan Ryan

Commissioner of Public Works                             
Position Number 2                                      
1221 SW 4th Ave, Room 240, 97204
(503) 823-3589
website: www.portland.gov/ryan
e-mail: CommissionerRyanOffice@portlandoregon.gov

Bureau Portfolio

Liaison Responsibilities

  • Regional Arts and Culture Council
  • Metropolitan Exposition Recreation Commission
  • Portland’5 Centers for the Arts
  • Multnomah Youth Commission
  • Multnomah County Animal Control
  • Portland Children’s Levy
  • Pioneer Courthouse Square
  • Portland Parks Foundation
  • East Portland Action Plan
  • Fair & Moral Claims Committee (with Commissioner Mapps)

Rene Gonzalez

Commissioner of Public Affairs                             
Position Number 3                                      
1221 SW 4th Ave, Room 230, 97204
(503) 823-4151
website: https://www.portland.gov/gonzalez
email: gonzalezoffice@portlandoregon.gov

Bureau Portfolio

Liaison Responsibilities

  • Regional Disaster Policy Organization
  • Local Public Safety Coordinating Council (with Commissioner Mapps)
  • BOEC User Board

Mingus Mapps

Commissioner of Public Safety
Position Number 4
1221 SW 4th Ave, Room 210, 97204
(503) 823-4682
website: www.portland.gov/mapps
email: mappsoffice@portlandoregon.gov

Bureau Portfolio

Liaison Responsibilities

  • Portland Aerial Tram Board
  • Portland Streetcar, Inc.
  • Joint Policy Advisory Committee on Transportation
  • Rose Festival
  • Royal Rosarians
  • Fair & Moral Claims Committee (with Commissioner Ryan)
  • Visitor Development Fund Board (with Commissioner Rubio)
  • Local Public Safety Coordinating Council (with Commissioner Gonzalez)

Oversight of the Small Donor Elections Program is set by City Code 2.16.190, which will be amended in early 2023.

Simone Rede

Auditor of the City of Portland
1221 SW 4th Ave, Room 140, 97204
(503) 823-4078
website: https://www.portland.gov/auditor 


Bureau Directors

Bureau of Development Services | Rebecca Esau
Bureau of Emergency Communications | Bob Cozzie
Bureau of Emergency Management | Shad Ahmed
Bureau of Environmental Services | Dawn Uchiyama, Interim
Bureau of Human Resources | Cathy Bless
Bureau of Planning & Sustainability | Donnie Oliveira
Bureau of Police | Charles Lovell, Chief
Bureau of Revenue & Financial Services – Chief Financial Officer | Michelle Kirby
Bureau of Technology Services | Jeff Baer
Bureau of Transportation | Tara Wasiak, interim
City Attorney | Robert Taylor
City Budget Office | Timothy Grewe
Fire & Police Disability and Retirement | Samuel Hutchison
Office of Equity and Human Rights | Lisa Watson
Office of Government Relations | Sam Chase, Interim
Office of Mgmt & Finance – Chief Administrative Officer | Michael Jordan
Office of Mgmt & Finance – Chief Procurement Officer | Biko Taylor
Office of Community & Civic Life | Michael Montoya, Interim
Prosper Portland (formerly, Portland Development Commission) | Kimberly Branam
Portland Fire & Rescue | Sara Boone, Chief
Portland Housing Bureau | Molly Rogers, Interim
Portland Parks & Recreation | Adena Long
Revenue Director | Thomas Lannom
Water Bureau | Gabriel Solmer

Updated 1/30/23