Founded in 2008, Lobby Oregon provides government relations at the Oregon State Legislature and with state agencies. Located in Eugene, our lobbying firm works on behalf of business, governmental and nonprofit clients in the fields of health care, public transit and social services. Spearheaded by Doug Barber, Lobby Oregon brings over fifteen years of lobbying experience to its work.

Doug Barber


Doug Barber leads Lobby Oregon’s lobbying efforts at the Oregon Legislature in Salem. Prior to founding Lobby Oregon, Doug was the Vice President of Public Affairs at the Ulum Group, a public relations firm in Eugene, where he worked for a decade as a lobbyist. Before getting into government relations, Doug worked as a Senior Reporter for KEZI TV in Eugene, covering stories on state politics and the environment. Doug is currently a member of the Eugene Public Library Foundation's board of directors and served as a member of the Oregon Center for Applied Science's board for 10 years. He holds a Master of Divinity from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy & Religion from Colgate University.

Sam Barber

Associate Lobbyist

Sam Barber began lobbying during the 2015 Oregon legislative session. Before coming to work with his father, he was the Senior Brewer at Breakside Brewery in Portland, Oregon where he won numerous national awards and taught brewing science at Lewis and Clark College. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Lewis and Clark College.

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