Courtney Johnston


Areas of Expertise: Coalition building, research, political strategy, policy development.

Personal Interest: A native Oregonian, Courtney enjoys being with family and friends, staying active and spending as much time as possible in Oregon’s beautiful outdoors.

Courtney Johnston works as part of the Pac/West government affairs and lobby team. She brings more than four years of experience working in the Oregon Capitol. Prior to joining Pac/West, Courtney worked as the Legislative Aide to House Majority Leader Val Hoyle, where she developed legislative and communication outreach plans on a variety of issues. During Courtney’s experience in the Capitol, she gained unique insights on how to maneuver the many unforeseen roadblocks in the public process and played a key role in building bipartisan support for controversial legislation. Her understanding of the process and players is a great asset to our lobby team and all of our clients with government affairs needs.

Courtney has a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities from Willamette University.


Specializing in marketing, public relations, government affairs and more.