Occupational Background: Gilman Dairy – Owner/operator 26 years; ACCESS (community action agency) - fund raising, programs to prevent homelessness, job counseling and providing medical equipment to the needy; Foster Grandparent Director (nonprofit agency) - allowing limited income seniors to earn supplemental income by volunteering in classrooms, helping teachers and at-risk youth.
Educational Background: Crater High School; Oregon State University (Dairy Husbandry); Southern Oregon University (BS/General Studies, science math major).
Prior Governmental Experience: Oregon State Representative; Rogue Community College Board Chair; Republican Precinct Committeeman; Rogue Valley Transportation District Board; OR Beef Council; OR Dairy Products Commission; OR Community Service Commission; Governor's Commission on Senior Service.
2007 Session: Vice-chair of House Transportation Committee; Member of Ways and Means subcommittee
Interim: E Board; Vice Chair of House Transportation Committee; Vice Chair of Rural Policy Committee; State Lands Advisory Committee
National Rifle Association
Oregon Business Association
Oregon Cattle PAC
Associated Oregon Industries
Oregon Farm Bureau
My priorities for 2009:
- Promoting business opportunities/more jobs for rural Oregonians
- Support BLM's Western Oregon Planning Revision (WOPR)
- Transportation funding
- Removal of the Ethanol Mandate
Thanks for your continuing support and giving me both the Republican and Democrat nomination for State Representative! I would appreciate your vote this November.
(This information furnished by Gilman Campaign.)