State Representative

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Greg Macpherson

Occupation:Employee benefits attorney, Stoel Rives LLP

Occupational Background:28 years implementing retirement and health care plans; Oregon farmer

Educational Background:Georgetown Law School; Harvard University; Albany Union High School

Prior Governmental Experience:State Representative, 2003-Present; Chair, Multnomah County Planning Commission; Vice-President City Club of Portland

Community Service:Lake Oswego Rotary Member; Board Member, Lake Oswego Schools Foundation; President, 40-Mile Loop Land Trust; Volunteer, Legal Aid Clinic; Sunday School Teacher; Youth Soccer and Basketball Coach A Champion for Local Schools Greg stood firm against efforts in the 2003 Legislature to cut school funding. He will continue to fight for long-term solutions to guarantee that our children receive the quality education they deserve.

“Macpherson’s future legislative agenda includes improving the long-term stability of school funding by creating a rainy day fund.”

Lake Oswego Review, 1-8-04

An Effective Bi-partisan Leader “The Lake Oswego Democrat is quickly making a name for himself by using his pension expertise to guide lawmakers through a bureaucracy that’s sort of like an onion, consisting of layer upon layer.”

Salem Statesman Journal, 3-31-03

“Greg Macpherson proved to be a real asset for our community in the Legislature. His leadership on reforming PERS and working with moderate Republicans to balance the budget are just two reasons why we should send him back to Salem.”
—Chris Schetky, President, Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce, 2003-2004; Lake Oswego School Board, 1994-2001 Protecting our Quality of Life From his roots on an Oregon dairy farm, Greg understands what makes our state special. Greg received a 96 percent rating from the Oregon League of Conservation Voters for his pro-environment voting record in the 2003 Legislature.

“Greg Macpherson is an outstanding representative for our community. He’s working to ensure that Oregon remains a great place to live.”
—Judie Hammerstad, Mayor of Lake Oswego

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