Occupational Background: Twenty-three years in banking/finance beginning in 1977
Educational Background: University of Rhode Island; Emerson
Prior Governmental Experience: Citizen involvement in monitoring the affairs of professional politicians
Current and Past Community Service: Ashland Chamber of Commerce; Medford Chamber of Commerce; American Cancer Society Ashland Relay for Life Team Captain; Soroptimist Club, 2003, Ashland Meals on Wheels; American Heart Association (Chapter) Board of Directors, 1994; Professional Women’s Group of the Building Industry Association, 1993-1995.
Your Voice in SalemJoanna Lofaso respects what the people want. The voters want quality services, but they also want our state government to live within its means. She will accomplish this with commitment, drive, and the experience to know how to get things done.
Joanna Lofaso has a strong background in banking/finance. It makes her uniquely qualified to address the budget problems facing Oregon. Also, Oregon had the highest unemployment in the country, and Joanna’s vision is to create an economic climate which allows our businesses and tourism to prosper. She will accomplish this healthy business environment by reducing
government regulations and taxes.
Joanna Lofaso firmly believes in a strong education system. It fuels individual prosperity and thus our economy. Like you, Joanna does not want to see education service cut. It only hurts the people who need it most, the students. As your legislator, Joanna will ensure that our tax dollars are going into the classrooms, achieving maximum educational value.
Joanna Lofaso favors reducing forest fire hazard through density reduction.
Joanna is starting NOW! She invites citizen involvement to move the state forward and develop the type of vision Southern Oregon needs to be successful.
Please send your suggestions and comments to:
Joanna Lofaso for State Representative
2305-C Ashland Street
Ashland, OR 97520-3777