Occupational Background: Dairy Farmer, Coos County Commissioner
Educational Background: Marshfield High School, two years college
Prior Governmental Experience: Coos Soil and Water Conservation Board 14 years, Southwestern Oregon Community College Board of Education 8 years, Coos County Board of Commissioners 15.5 years
Platform: Fiscally responsible, advocate of private property rights, and wise use of public lands.
A sense of fairness, an understanding of local resource issues, a love of people, and a lack of tolerance for bureaucratic red tape.
Appointment and Affiliations while Commissioner:
O&C Counties Association board member 11 years
Forestry Committee for Association of Oregon Counties
Steering Committee for Non-Point source pollution
State and local Shellfish Committee
Oregon Coastal Zone Management Association
South Coast Business Employment Corporation Board
Governors Salmon Strategy Team developing the Oregon Plan
Belloni Boys Ranch Board
South Slough Sanctuary Board member
I wish to help manage the county's limited revenues in a responsible way and to represent this county in statewide issues that affect your personal property rights and productivity.
If elected, I will do my best to represent the taxpayer and citizens of Coos County.
(This information furnished by Committee to Elect Gordon Ross.)