State Senator
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Occupation: State Senator

Occupational Background: President & CEO, Urban League of Portland; teacher & counselor; Portland Community College

Educational Background: M.Ed., Oregon State University; B.S., Portland State University

Prior Governmental Experience: State Representative 1985-1999; Attorney General's Crime Victim Assistance Advisory Committee; Governor's Council on Drugs & Alcohol; Supreme Court Task Force on Racial/Ethnic Issues in the Judicial System, Implementation Committee; Co-Chair, Senate Committee on Health & Safety in Portland Public Schools; Oregon Workforce Investment Board

Community Involvement: Board of Governors, Cascade College; Portland Business Alliance; OMSI Board; Joyful Sound Choir Director; volunteer counselor prisons & juvenile detention centers; 2004 American Red Cross Breakfast of Champions

Working for North-Northeast Portland

Partial list of awards to Margaret Carter:

Oregon League of Women Voters Distinguished Service
Portland State University Outstanding Alumna 2002
Elliot Human Rights Award
Jefferson High School Image Award
March of Dimes White Rose Honoree
The Skanner Celebration of Accomplishment Award
Portland Observer Commitment to Youth
Portland Rainbow Coalition Community Service
Oregon Alzheimer's Association Public Service Award
Portland Community College Outstanding Service Award

Our Voice for North-Northeast Portland

(This information furnished by Margaret Carter.)