Occupational Background: Owner, West Salem Lazerquick; Project Manager, regional manufacturing firm
Educational Background: BA, University of Wyoming; Salem Public Schools
Prior Governmental Experience: Vice-Chair, House Trade & Economic Development Committee; Vice-Chair, House Interim Committee on Land Use Review; Member, House Revenue Committee; Member, House Interim Audit Committee; Member, Joint Interim Committee on Tax Reform Community Involvement: Polk County Roads Commission; Marion County Economic Development Committee; Board of Directors, Salem Hospital Foundation; 2001 Co-First Citizen (with husband, Jerry), Salem Area Chamber of Commerce; Salem/Keizer School Board (1988 – ’92); First woman elected President of Board of the Family YMCA of Marion/Polk Counties; City of Salem Downtown Development Board; West Salem Rotary and West Salem Business Association; Board of Directors, Marion/Polk County Court Appointed Special Advocates
Reducing Regulations on Small Business
Vicki will continue working to reduce state imposed regulations placed on small businesses that will help build a business friendly Oregon and increase traded-sector jobs which bring long term prosperity for our community.
Holding Schools Accountable
Vicki will continue working to build an education infrastructure that supports the next generation of children and keeps the money in the classroom.
Creating Family Wage Jobs
Vicki will continue fighting to protect livability in Oregon while using our natural resources to create family wage jobs.
KEEP VICKI BERGER WORKING FOR A BETTER OREGON“Vicki is always honest about what she is capable of doing. She has the energy and enthusiasm to tackle the tough issues Oregon is facing.”
Krina Lemons, Salem-Keizer School Board member
“Vicki has shown the ability to learn and collaborate – traits in short supply among current legislators.”
Statesman Journal, September 21, 2002
(This information furnished by Vicki Berger.)