Occupational Background: Banker Educational Background: American Banking Association Commercial Lending School, University of Oklahoma; Pacific Coast Banking School, University of Washington; attended Oregon State University, Business Administration; graduate of Willamette High School, Eugene, Oregon.
Prior Governmental Experience: United Way of Lane County, Board Member and past Campaign Chair; United Way of Oregon, past Board Member; Southern Willamette Private Industry Council, past Board Member and Chair; Lane County Chapter of the American Institute of Banking, past President/instructor; Founding Chair of Oregon Private Industry Council and Lane Regional Workforce Quality Committee; Lane Community College Foundation, past Board Member; Eugene Symphony, past Board Member and past Treasurer; Networking for Youth, past Chairman, Rotary Club of Eugene, past President and current member.
GARY PIERPOINT: LEADERSHIP FOR OREGONGary will use his years of real world experience and success to bring genuine leadership to Salem on the important issues.
Jobs and the Economy: “Only a healthy economy will produce the jobs we need. We must build a responsible environment for our businesses to succeed and act as good citizens of our community.”
Education: “Our children deserve stable funding for our schools and innovative ways to provide them a quality education.”
Accountability: “It’s time to deal with Oregon’s budget with the clarity, honesty and experience a banker can bring to the process. I trust Oregonians to make good decisions when they vote and I have faith they will trust me to set the right budget priorities and do the right thing.”
GARY PIERPOINT ENDORSED BY:Jennifer Solomon and George Poling, Eugene City Councilors Anna Morrison, Lane County Commissioner
“I’ll work hard to bring people together and get things done. I’ve been doing that professionally and as a volunteer for over 33 years. Now, with your support, I want to bring that same spirit of service, cooperation and ethic of hard work to state government as your State Representative.”
(This information furnished by Gary Pierpoint.)