New Public Safety Director Named to Head Oregon’s Liquor and Cannabis Industries

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The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) has named a new Public Safety Director. Shannon Hoffeditz was promoted to the position from her previous role as the Portland Metro Regional Manager. She has been with the OLCC for 22 years.

OLCC,Public Safety Director,Shannon Hoffeditz,enforcementThe Public Safety Director manages enforcement of Oregon’s liquor and marijuana laws. The Director is charged with working with licensees, law enforcement, and communities to further education and enforcement surrounding the laws.

Hoffeditz’s previous positions before her Regional Manager position included serving as a Compliance Specialist and Liquor Inspector. She was praised in the press release as and “adaptable” leader, and those skills will undoubtedly play a significant role in her new position.

“I’m fortunate to have very talented and motivated staff,” says Hoffeditz in the OLCC Press Release. “With alcohol compliance established and the implementation of recreational marijuana at OLCC; there is a lot of opportunity for development, growth, and change. I want to lead the division to help business be successful by promoting economic development within safe communities.”

She is a current resident of Oregon City, and an Oregon native.

 

OLCC Press Release:

Shannon Hoffeditz has been promoted to Director of Public Safety for the Oregon Liquor Control Commission.  In this position she manages OLCC’s enforcement of liquor and marijuana laws.  The Public Safety Director works with licensees, law enforcement, and community stakeholders to support businesses, public safety and community livability through education and the enforcement of liquor and marijuana laws. 

Hoffeditz’ career at OLCC spans 22 years where she has held many positions including Compliance Specialist and Liquor Inspector. Her most recent position was as the OLCC Portland Metro area Regional Manager since 2014.  Eugene Regional Manager, Paul Rosenow, has transferred to OLCC’s Milwaukie office and has assumed the role as the new Portland Metro Regional Manager.  

“Shannon has great relationships in the Portland region and has a proven track record as a dependable and adaptable leader,” says Rich Evans, OLCC Senior Director of Licensing and Compliance. “With the evolving needs of the agency, I’m confident that Shannon will lead our team forward to find solutions that support Oregon businesses and maintain public safety.”

 “I’m fortunate to have very talented and motivated staff,” says Hoffeditz.  “With alcohol compliance established and the implementation of recreational marijuana at OLCC; there is a lot of opportunity for development, growth, and change. I want to lead the division to help business be successful by promoting economic development within safe communities.”

An Oregon native, Hoffeditz grew up in Oregon City where she currently resides with her husband.

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