Occupation: English Teacher; Small farmer; Consultant;
Occupational Background: Lane County Commissioner (1977-97); Reforestation Company Co-founder; Teacher; Mill Worker; Peace Corps; Farmer; Carpenter;
Educational Background: University of Oregon, B.S.-Political Science (1965);
Prior Governmental Experience: Lane County Commissioner (1977-97); Jail Overcrowding Committee; Metropolitan Waste Water Mg't. Commission; 1st Chair-Oregon Covered Bridge Committee; Housing Authority Board of Directors; Member-Oregon Official Delegation To China (Fujian-Sister Province);
Family and Community: Married (wife Star); 4 children, 5 grandchildren; Parent-Siuslaw Middle School 7th Grader; Raised-Oregon Family Farm; Student Body President, Glide H.S.;
Memberships include: Florence City Club; Florence, Fern Ridge, Junction City Chambers of Commerce;
JERRY RUST-OUR NEXT WEST LANE COMMISSIONER TRUSTED NEIGHBOR-RESPECTED LEADER
Endorsed by CONGRESSMAN PETER DEFAZIO
The Register-Guard: "No Commissioner has been better at making citizens feel comfortable when they appear before the Board.Rust is the County Board's visionary-the member who's always trying to think about the next generation, the next century, the next wave of innovation."(12/21/95).
"Dear Friends: Lane County's a great place to live, work and raise our families. Let's keep it that way-working together. I've always placed the public interest first, keeping an open door for citizens needing assistance. If your problem's important to you, it's important to me. I am respectfully asking you for your vote."-Jerry Rust
AS WEST LANE COMMISSIONER JERRY RUST WILL:*Promote Stable Public Safety Funding;
*Defend Public Health, At-Risk Children/Family Programs;
*Maintain Strong Constituent Services;
*Oppose Forced Annexation;
*Stop Eugene UGB Expansion Into Santa Clara Farmland;
*Promote Local Agriculture, Product Marketing;
*Champion Senior, Veteran and Sportsmen Interests;
*Support Extension, 4-H.
ELECT JERRY RUST: PROVEN EXPERIENCE MATTERS!
Senator Bill Morrisette: "West Lane voters deserve the very best; that's Jerry Rust-tested, trusted, innovative, respected." (3/8/10)
Current Commissioner Bill Fleenor: "Jerry brings a wealth of experience and wisdom necessary to help Lane County government and its citizens.We need a seasoned and proven leader at the helm." (The Register-Guard. 1/28/10).
ELECT JERRY RUST WEST LANE COMMISSIONER!
(This information furnished by Jerry Rust.)