About IABC Oregon-Columbia

OCIABC members are business communications professionals in Oregon and Southwest Washington. We count among our members executives, specialists and staff members, freelancers, consultants and students. Our areas of responsibility encompass media relations, employee relations and communication, development, graphic design, media production, advertising, marketing, public affairs and program management and many others.

Our members hold titles such as Director of Corporate Communication, Employee Communications Program Manager, Manager of Marketing and Communications, Public Relations Specialist, Publications Editor and Copywriter. Our members are seasoned pros as well as those just starting their careers.

While most of our current membership is centered in the Portland-Vancouver area, our service area encompasses all of Oregon and Southwest Washington.

Our chapter mission is
To foster excellence and awareness of communications as an integral function of every organization.”

Our objectives:

  • Cultivate and engage an active and diverse membership
  • Provide a range of professional development opportunities and tools that enrich the knowledge and skills of members
  • Support our members to “Be Heard ®” outside of the communications community “to provide lifelong learning opportunities that give our members the tools and information they need to excel in their chosen disciplines.”

The local chapter is governed by an elected board of directors. Meet the OCIABC board.

The local chapter is governed by an elected board of directors under the chapter by-laws.

When you join OCIABC, you also join a network of communicators worldwide through IABC Pacific Plains Region and IABC International.