Human & Social Services
Bill Hall was elected as a County Commissioner in 2004 and re-elected in 2008 and 2012. He was born in Portland, Oregon and attended public school. Bill completed his undergraduate work at Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon, earning a B.A. in Communications in 1981.
As a commissioner, Bill represents the county on several local, regional and state organizations. He served on the Governor’s Council on Alcohol and Drug Programs and was its final chair. He was co-chair of the Oregon Ending Homelessness Advisory Council. He has been a member of the Oregon Association of Counties’ Human Services Steering Committee for the past decade and chaired that committee for four years. He is Lincoln County’s representative to the executive committee of the Community Services Consortium, the Community Action Agency serving Lincoln County; he is the county’s representative on the board of the Cascades West Council of Governments and currently chairs that board. He is the county commission liaison to the Local Public Safety Coordinating Council.