Courthouse Preservation Committee Home

Calendar Date:
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 5:00pm

The Courthouse Preservation Committee meets to advise and assist the Benton County Board of Commissioners to preserve the historical integrity of the Benton County Courthouse.


The purpose of the Benton County Committee is to advise the appropriate authority on all issues regarding the historical integrity of the courthouse in order to maintain its significant character in perpetuity.  The committee is also charged with guiding county personnel in preserving the building's historical artifacts and maintaining the grounds to compliment the courthouse.

Meeting Time and Location

The Committee meets the third Thursday of each month at 5:00 p.m. 

Meeting location:

Benton County Courthouse
Room 115, Centennial Room
120 NW 4th Street

Corvallis, OR 97330

Members and Staff Support

The Committee is comprised of 7 to 8 members with unlimited terms, and 6 staff support.


  1. Judy Juntenen, Chair
  2. Judge Robert Gardner, Vice Chair
  3. Scott McClure
  4. Peter Barnhisel
  5. Nancy Hoffman
  6. P. Daniel Read
  7. Jill VanBuren

Staff Support

  • Laurie Starha, AIC Facilities and Utilities Manager
  • Ben Dorr, Facilities
  • Linda Hukari, State Trial Court Administrator
  • James Morales, Records and Elections Director
  • John Haroldson, District Attorney
  • Cathy Williams, Recorder

Public Works Contact

You may submit comments, questions or a request by clicking here, Public Works Online Request Form or call:

Laurie Starha, AIC Facilities and Utilities Manager


Public Works Department (Web page)