State Representative

Richard (Rick) Levine photo

Democrat (DEM)
Independent (IND)

  • Occupation: Vineyard and Woodlot Owner, Publisher

    Occupational Background: President - Rogue Community College; Vice-President - Chemeketa Community College; Dean of Business and Industry - Rogue Community College

    Educational Background: Woodbury University, B.S. Economics and Finance; Rogue Community College, Forestry credits

    Prior Governmental Experience: None

    Community Involvement: Siskiyou Field Institute, Deer Creek Center, Rogue Community College Foundation; Grants Pass Rotary, Volunteer - Applegate Food Pantry; Former board member: Medford/ Jackson Chamber, SPARC, SOPTV, Workforce Development Board, SOREDI

    Personal: Married 46 years, one great son and daughter-in-law and two wonderful grandsons

    Proven leadership

    “Rick’s leadership helped create the RCC Table Rock Campus and downtown Higher Education Building. He will bring this willingness to make decisions and the vision for a better future to the legislature” Bill Thorndike, Medford Businessman

    Budget Responsibility

    “With Rick’s proven ability in managing multi-million dollar budgets and his common sense approach, he will bring his real world experience to the legislature to help solve Oregon’s budget crisis.” Pat Fahey, Grants Pass Businessman

    Stable school funding with Quality Education

    “Rick knows first-hand that you can’t build a better society through less education. In his 30 year career he has witnessed thousands of success stories as students young and old step proudly into the world with newfound knowledge. Rick will fight for quality education at all levels.” Leslie Meier, Member Board of Education Three Rivers School District

    Oregon’s economic Recovery and Job Creation

    “Rick knows that Southern Oregon is a small business community. He will promote ways to expand credit lines for small businesses to help grow local jobs and the economy.”
    Cherryl Walker, former State Legislator

    Fighting for our Communities

    “Rick’s weekly volunteer work at the Applegate Food Pantry has given him firsthand knowledge about our neighbors who are struggling to put food on the table for their families.”
    Arlene Aron, Community Activist

    Rick Levine

    Real Leadership


    (This information furnished by the Committee to Elect Rick Levine.)

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