State Representative

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Kim Thatcher

Occupation: President, KT Contracting Company; Owner, Highway Specialties

Occupational Background: Accounting; Computer Technician; Software Developer; Construction Projects Manager; Equipment Operator

Educational Background: Oregon City H.S.; PSU

Prior Governmental Experience: State Representative 2005 to present; Oregon Commission for Women; House Committee appointments have included: Interim Economic Development; Interim Real Estate; Elections and Rules; Transportation; Judiciary

Community Activities: Founder, Oregon Contractors Association; Keizer and Chehalem Valley Chambers of Commerce; SMART Reading Program; Salem Chapter, National Association of Women in Construction; National Federation of Independent Business; Mentor, Barbara Roberts High School; Church volunteer.

Personal: Keizer Resident; Married 21 years; four children; Instrument-Rated pilot

KIM THATCHER: Vested in Quality Schools

"Kim Thatcher has a vested interest in ensuring Oregon's students get a quality education. She will continue to stand up for accountability and stable funding in our schools." Beth Ritchey, Teacher, Weddle Elementary School, Keizer

KIM THATCHER: Cares about the Community

"As a member of the Judiciary Committee Kim recognized the need to keep sexual predators away from our children, drunks off the roads, and meth labs out of our neighborhoods." Walt Beglau, Marion County District Attorney

"Representative Thatcher represents the broad spectrum of the citizens of Oregon. We need her in the legislature as one who will work with providers and those most in need to remedy inadequacies in our health care system." Dr. K.G. Gauntt, Newberg

KIM THATCHER: Creates Jobs

"Oregon's economy needs more leaders like Kim Thatcher. Someone who knows what it's like to sign the front of paychecks, not just the back." Dick Bauer, Small Business Owner, Keizer

"Private property rights are important to Kim. She recognizes the need for balance in our land use system." Dean Werth, Newberg

KIM THATCHER: Signifies Independence and Integrity

"Kim Thatcher provides steady leadership for our community. She cares about local issues. We need to keep her skills working for us at the State Capitol." Jacqueline Moir, Keizer City Councilor



(This information furnished by The Friends of Kim Thatcher.)

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