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Occupation: Retired

Occupational Background: Dairy Farmer, Coos County Commissioner

Educational Background: Marshfield High School, two years college

Prior Governmental Experience: Coos Soil and Water Conservation Board 14 years, Southwestern Oregon Community College Board of Education 8 years, Coos County Board of Commissioners 15.5 years

Politics: Independent

Platform: Fiscally responsible, advocate of private property rights, and wise use of public lands.

A sense of fairness, an understanding of local resource issues, a love of people, and a lack of tolerance for bureaucratic red tape.

Appointment and Affiliations while Commissioner:

    O&C Counties Association board member 11 years
    Forestry Committee for Association of Oregon Counties
    Steering Committee for Non-Point source pollution
    State and local Shellfish Committee
    Oregon Coastal Zone Management Association
    South Coast Business Employment Corporation Board
    Governors Salmon Strategy Team developing the Oregon Plan
    Belloni Boys Ranch Board
    South Slough Sanctuary Board member

I wish to help manage the county's limited revenues in a responsible way and to represent this county in statewide issues that affect your personal property rights and productivity.

If elected, I will do my best to represent the taxpayer and citizens of Coos County.

Thank You.

(This information furnished by Committee to Elect Gordon Ross.)

Elections Division, Oregon Secretary of State • 136 State Capitol • Salem, OR 97310-0722