Board of Directors

Common Sense for Oregon Foundation

Founder and President
Kevin L. Mannix

Kevin Mannix has a resume filled with careers in both the business and political fields. Mannix served five terms in the Oregon House of Representatives and a partial term in the Oregon Senate. He authored more successful legislation - 135 bills passed into law - than any other legislator in Oregon history. Kevin likes to emphasize that these bills not only created new laws but also eliminated bad laws and reformed broken laws. 


Kevin Mannix's legislative and political career are described in detail at his own website:


Mannix has been an attorney since 1974 and continues to practice law. He opened his own law firm in Salem in January 1986 where he and his staff continue to handle legal affairs for businesses and non-profits.


Mannix is married to Susanna and has two sons, a daughter and three grandchildren.

Board Member
Duane Fletchall

Duane Fletchall was a sergeant for the Marion County Sheriff’s Office for 27 years.


Fletchall retired from the sheriff’s office in 2002. He teaches criminal justice at Pioneer Pacific College.  


Flecthall has written two law enforcement books: “26 Years, 224 Days” and “The Cop Within.” He is in the process of publishing both of them.


Fletchall has worked with Mannix on a number of initiatives throughout the years.


Fletchall has been married to Michele for 39 years and has a daughter Lindsay and a son Andrew.