Occupation: State Representative
Occupational Background: Child Development Specialist, Portland Public Schools; Consultant to Schools, Multnomah County Mental Health; Group Home Specialist for Adolescents, Childrens Services Division; Instructor, Portland Community College.
Educational Background: Bachelors of Psychology and Masters in Social Work, Portland State University.
Prior Governmental Experience: State Representative, 2001-Present; Mayor of Milwaukie, 1998-2001; Milwaukie City Council, 1997-98; Milwaukie Planning Commission, 1990-1997.
Personal: Married with 17 children, stepchildren and foster children, collectively. Carolyn also has five grandchildren.
As my representative, I trust Carolyn to fight for adequately funded public education, affordable health care, and family wage jobs for all Oregonians. Former Governor Barbara Roberts
Carolyn is one of our greatest advocates for fair and adequate funding of public education. Oregon Education Association
Carolyn has distinguished herself as an environmental champion. Oregon League of Conservation Voters
As former Mayor and now State Representative, Carolyn Tomei has always been dedicated to safe communities for our children and families. Pat Detloff, Clackamas County Sheriff
As a member of my Mental Health Task Force, Carolyns compassion, knowledge, experience, and understanding of the issues are invaluable. Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski
Also endorsing Carolyn:
AFSCME Council 75
American Federation of Teachers-Oregon
Basic Rights Oregon
NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon
Oregon Nurses Association
Portland Association of Teachers-Teachers Voice in Politics
SEIU Local 503, OPEU
For your strong leadership and steadfast support of programs and funding for Oregons Seniors and Persons with Disabilities. 2003 Legislative Champion Award, Oregon Association of Area Agencies on Aging & Disabilities, 1-20-04
Carolyn will continue to work for you in
Fair and adequate funding of our public schools
Affordable prescription and health care services
Jobs, jobs, jobs
Environmental policies that respect our natural resources
Safe communities for our kids, families and businesses
Continued protection of a womans right to choose
Restored public trust in government
Solid and approachable. Willamette Week, 7-9-03