The mission of the Special Districts Association of Oregon is to assist special service districts in providing cost-effective and efficient public services to the people of Oregon.

News & Announcements


     Internship Grant Program
We are now accepting applications for the 2019 SDAO Internship Grant Program! Learn more

    Get Involved with SDAO
Get involved with your association by joining the Awards Committee or Conference and Education Committee. Interest forms are now being accepted.

       No Cost Employee Assistance Program for Oregon Career Professional Fire Fighters
SDAO and SDIS have partnered with Oregon State Fire Fighters Council to offer an employee assistance program to all career professional firefighters in the state of Oregon free of charge. Learn more!

       SDAO Newsletter: Winter 2019
The winter edition of the SDAO newsletter is now available for download. 
       HR Resources
Learn more about Oregon's Pay Equity Law, BOLI requirements, and our new HR networking group.

SDIS Insurance Site
Discover all the capabilities of the site with this informational flyer.

SDAO Internship Grant Program
Apply Now

We are now accepting applications for the 2019 SDAO Internship Grant Program! This program is available to SDAO members to assist in meeting or improving loss control and best practices, ultimately benefiting both the district and the intern. This grant is not intended to fund routine maintenance needs or normal staffing requirements, but to help with project needs. Learn more.

Get Involved with SDAO

Our strength and effectiveness as an organization is directly related to the involvement of our members. The talent and energy that our members bring to SDAO are the critical components of our success as an association. Please consider joining us on either the Conference and Education Committee or Awards Committee. Join today

What is a Special District?
Learn more about Oregon's special districts, their functions, and how they impact our communities.