Occupation: Newspaper Publisher; Owner, Old West Training Center; Mother
Occupational Background: County Commissioner; Cutting Horse Trainer; Employment Counselor, Director Energy Crisis, California Human Development Corporation
Educational Background: OSU-Equine Reproduction; Texas A&M-Equine Ultrasound Tech; Arizona State University; Central Oregon and Umpqua Community Colleges; Graduate Roseburg High
Prior Governmental Experience: Douglas County Commissioner; National Association of Counties, Finance-Intergovernmental Affairs Committee; Association of Oregon Counties, Water Subcommittee; Jefferson Behavioral Health, Board Member; Douglas Soil & Water Conservation District, Associate Member; Douglas County Planning Commission Vice-Chair; Elk Creek Watershed Council Vice-President
Family Background: Fifth Generation Oregonian; Married 21 years; Three Children
Community Involvement: Judge, National Cutting Horse Association; C. Giles Hunt Charitable Trust; Republican Precinct Committee Woman; Oregon Family Farms Board Member; Past Board Member Hope Pregnancy Center
Proud Member: Drain Church of Christ; Sunnydale Grange; Umpqua Valley Republican Women; Oregon Firearms Federation; NRA; Oregon Hunters Association; Roseburg Rod & Gun Club; Numerous Cutting Horse Associations
CommonSense For Oregon PAC
"Marilyn's always been a friend of the taxpayer. Her resolve to oppose increased taxes and regulations is needed in Salem!"
Russ Walker, Director
Kevin Mannix, former State Representative, author Measure 11
"Marilyn stands firm with the vast majority of Oregonians, the Attorney General, District Attorneys, County Sheriffs and Chiefs of Police who oppose releasing violent criminals under the catch and release scheme passed last session. We need her voice in Salem."
Oregon Right to Life PAC
Oregon Firearms Federation PAC
COMMON SENSE VALUES:
"The true measure of good government is whether or not it increases liberty. We must end the war on freedom."
"Bringing jobs to Oregon requires reduced regulations not increased taxes which drive existing businesses out."
"As Commissioner I authored the first-in-the-nation ordinance stopping county government from condemning property to raise property taxes. I got the Commissioner Meetings televised and on the internet."
Marilyn signed the "Taxpayer Protection Pledge" stating "I will vote against any and all efforts to increase taxes."
(This information furnished by Marilyn Kittelman.)