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Sandra Smith Gangle, Lawyer, arbitrator, mediator ( law: pract. & administration)Probate (including wills, trusts)Labor (including Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Fair Labor Standards Act)lawyer, arbitrator, mediator. Fellow Chartered Institute Arbitrators (London).


Gangle, Sandra Smith was born on January 11, 1943 in Brockton, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Milton and Irene M. (Powers) Smith.


Bachelor, College New Rochelle, 1964. Master of Arts, University Oregon. Juris Doctor, Willamette University, 1980.


Instructor French Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1968-1971, Willamette University, Salem, Oregon, 1971-1974. Instructor English as Second Language Chemeketa Community College, 1975-1979. Labor arbitrator, since 1980.

Partner Depenbrock, Gangle & Greer, 1986-1996. Member Oregon, Idaho, Washington, Montana, California and Alaska Arbitration Panels. Member Financial Industry Regulatory Authority securities arbitration and mediation panel, 2000-2008, mediator employment business and disabilities disputes.

Clinical professor Portland State University, 1981-1984. Consultant State Oregon, 1981. Land use hearings officer City of Keizer, Oregon, 1985-1991.

Member mediation panel for disabilities issues Key Bridge Foundation, since 1995. Member United States Postal Service Redress mediation panel, since 2000.


Land-use chairman Faye Wright Neighborhood Association, Salem, 1983-1984. Member Civil Service Commission, Marion County Fire District, Salem, 1983-1989. Member United States Postal Service Expedited Arbitration Panel, 1984-1991.

Member Salem Neighbor-to-Neighbor Mediation Panel, 1986-1991. Member labor arbitrator panel Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service, since 1986. Member panel Prudential APCOM reviewers, 1999-2000.

Court appointed arbitrator, mediator Marion, Polk & Yamhill Counties, 1996-2007. Member Marion County Circuit Court Dispute Resolution Commission, 1993-1995. Trustee Salem Peace Plaza, 1985-1997.

Convenor Salem Peace Roundtable, 1995. Board directors Salem Young Women’s Christian Association, 1997-2002. Board directors Salem City Club, 1998-2003, president, 2001.

Chair planning committee joint conference between Oregon Women Lawyers and Association Women Solicitors, 1998. Chair foreign policy study group Marion-Polk League of Women Voters, 2001-2005, president, 2006-2007, board directors, League of Women Voters Oregon, since 2007. Member American Arbitration Association (arbitrator/mediator), Association for Conflict Resolution (chapter co-president 1993-1994), Oregon State Bar Association (house delegations 2005-2009).


Married Eugene M. Gangle, December 21, 1968. Children: Melanie Jean, Jonathan Rocco.