Occupation: State Representative; Community College Instructor; Community volunteer
Occupational Background: Twenty-nine years, Oregon State Police; Benton County Sheriff's Office; Emergency Services Consultant
Educational Background: Bachelors Degree, George Fox College; Associates Degree, Chemeketa Community College
Prior Governmental Experience: Oregon State Police
I hope to continue to serve this great community as your State Representative. I had a great rookie session and am ready to take what I've learned and be an even stronger and more effective legislator for you.
In his next term as your State Representative Andy Olson will work for:
- EDUCATION: Stabilize school funding
"Andy doesn't get caught up in the political games surrounding education but keeps focused on what is best for our kids. He is a very effective leader for the future of education."
-Tim Smith, Elementary School Principal
- JOBS: Make a real difference for our economy and the businesses and jobs that fuel it
"Andy Olson is a champion for Oregon's economy. He looks at each issue with common sense and considers how it impacts our economy, small businesses and jobs."
-Jim Richards, Fisher Implement Co.
- ACCOUNTABILITY: Create more accountability for state agencies to ensure efficient, effective programs
"Representative Olson's office helped us work with an agency. He understands our concerns with how some agencies are run and will advocate for more accountability for taxpayers."
-Jay & Teresa Burcham, Burcham's Metals, Inc.
- HEALTH AND SAFETY: Provide security for seniors, families and businesses through the Criminal Justice Network and other local/state partnerships
"I feel secure knowing Andy Olson advocates for us. He really cares about our needs like health care and safety in our neighborhoods."
-Pam Clark, Benton County
"It was great to work with a legislator of Andy Olson's caliber. I expect Representative Olson to be an important leader in the Oregon legislature for sessions to come." KAREN MINNIS, SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE
RE-ELECT STATE REPRESENTATIVE ANDY OLSON.
A leader we can depend on.
(This information furnished by Friends of Andy Olson.)