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Occupation: Real Estate Broker/ Certified Residential Appraiser

Occupational Background: 28 years Real Estate Broker, a Certified Residential Appraiser, also former Carpenter Apprentice and Milk Tester.

Educational Background: Lansing Community College, Michigan; University of Michigan; Oregon Realtors Institute; American College of Appraisal.

Prior Governmental Experience: Tillamook City Councilor 1989-2004; Director, Northwest Area Commission on Transportation (ODOT); Director, Tillamook Estuaries Partnership; Tillamook City Urban Renewal; Tillamook City Personnel Committee.

Professional: Twice President, Tillamook County Board of Realtors; Realtor of the Year in 1987; Past Director, Oregon Association of Realtors.

Civic: Past Board Member, Tillamook Chamber of Commerce; Habitat for Humanity Fair Volunteer; Past Exalted Ruler, Tillamook Elks Lodge; President-Elect, Tillamook Kiwanis; Kiwanian of the Year, 1993, Kiwanis Distinguished Service Award, 2007; Member/Trustee, Nehalem Bay United Methodist Church.

Personal: Tillamook City resident for 28 years. Married Anne Osborn Coopersmith in 2007, currently reside in the City of Nehalem.

Experience: John has over 15 years of experience working with multimillion dollar public budgets.


"I worked with John on the Tillamook City Council and in business; John is of the highest integrity with a good grasp of issues. John will be a good Commissioner for Tillamook County."
Carolyn H. Decker, Tillamook City Councilor and Real Estate Broker

"It was a pleasure working with John on the Tillamook City Council; he was always prepared with no hidden agenda. John looks for common ground to achieve a good purpose." Dick White, Former Tillamook City Councilor

I want to be a County Commissioner for all of Tillamook County. I need your vote on May 20th.

(This information furnished by Citizens for Good Government.)