Occupation: Oregon State Representative; Professor Emeritus, OHSU
Occupational Background: Professor and Chair, OHSU, 1990-2000; Director, Kaiser Center for Health Research, 1964-1995; VP (Research) Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, 1981-1995
Educational Background: Wayne State, BS, MS; Michigan, Ph.D.
Prior Governmental Experience: State Representative (2003, 2005); House Committee on Land Use; House Committee on Transportation; House Committee on Health and Human Services; and Sub-Committee on Child Welfare.
Community Service: Northwest Health Foundation Board; Past: Jewish Family and Child Service Board; Intel's Health Initiative Advisory Board; Washington County Community Action Organization Board.
MITCH GREENLICK.EXPERIENCE THAT PAYS DIVIDENDS FOR DISTRICT 33
In 2005, Mitch passed bills to improve health care and curb Beaverton's annexation powers. He fought for school funding and for health insurance company reform. Now Mitch is chief petitioner of the HOPE for Oregon Families initiative, making health care a fundamental right for all Oregonians.
"Whether it's creating jobs, improving health care, reducing prescription costs, fighting unwanted annexation, protecting the environment, saving passenger rail, or defending a woman's right to choose - I delivered for you in Salem."
HONORED BY BUSINESS AND LABOR GROUPS FOR LEGISLATIVE ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
Best Freshman Legislator of the 2003 Legislative Session - Northwest Propane Gas Assoc.
"Health Care Hero" - Oregonians for Health Security
94% Voting Record - Oregon League of Conservation Voters
"Top 20% Legislator" - Oregon Nurses PAC
BILLS SPONSORED OR CO-SPONSORED BY MITCH THAT PASSED INTO LAW:
HB 2722, 2484, SB 887: Curbs annexation powers of Beaverton
HB 2706: Improves obstetrics care
HB 2426: Expands dental hygiene services
SB 875: Reduces the Cost of Prescription Drugs
HB 3613: Oregon Venture Capital Bill - Stimulates Oregon Emerging Industries
HB 2340: Oregon Patient Safety Bill - Establishes Oregon Patient Safety Commission.
Endorsed by: Governor Ted Kulongoski; Former Governors Barbara Roberts and John Kitzhaber; Attorney General Hardy Myers; Jim B. Johnson; Oregon Council of Police Associations; Oregon Fire Fighters Council; Oregon AFSCME Council 75; Oregon School Employees Association; Oregon Nurses PAC, OR Education Association
(This information furnished by Mitch Greenlick.)