Occupational Background: Forest products company general manager; rancher; small business owner; Veteran’s Affairs Loan Officer.
Educational Background: BA, University of Oregon
Prior Governmental Experience: Oregon State Senator 1997-present; Co-Chair, Subcommittee on Columbia River Gorge Commission Review; Co-Chair, Joint Legislative Audit Committee; Senate President Pro-Tempore (elect).
Community Service: Co-Founder, Oregon Lands Coalition; Member, Oregon Economic Development Coordinating Council; Member, Oregon Hanford Waste Board; Member, Western States Legislative Forestry Task Force.
Dave Hogan, Harry Esteve The Oregonian, 1/27/04
“Former Senate President Gene Derfler, R-Salem, says the way lawmakers spend their staff allowances can be indicative of how they handle other budgets.”Baker City Herald, 02/18/04
“Active lawmakers who returned the most money to the general fund in 2003: Sen. Ted Ferrioli, R-John Day: $8,447.”
“The Taxpayer Association of Oregon has awarded State Senator Ted Ferrioli, R-John Day, the 2003 Taxpayer Watchdog Award. Senator Ferrioli is a taxpayer hero for opposing the $1 billion tax hike the politicians tried to pass in the middle of our recession. Sen. Ferrioli was not afraid to ask the tough questions and he was aggressive at investigating government waste. Sen. Ferrioli is a hard worker and a dear friend of Oregon taxpayers.”Oregon Cattlemen’s Association says:
“Senator Ted Ferrioli earned the Lariat Laureate award from the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association for going above and beyond the call of duty.”
Endorsed By: Associated Oregon Industries
Oregon Farm Bureau P.A.C.
(This information furnished by Friends of Ted Ferrioli.)