State Representative
Bill Garrard photo


Occupation: State Representative District 56

Occupational Background: USAF, Radio station owner/operator. Klamath County Commissioner, State Representative.

Educational Background: Brookside High School, Carnegie School of Business, Southern Oregon Aviation.

Prior Governmental Experience: Klamath County Commissioner, Interim Director County Health Dept and County Mental Health Dept. Oregon Legislature: Chair House Land Use Committee, Assistant Majority Leader, Vice Chair Health and Human Services Committee, Member: Energy & Environment Committee, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, Judicial Committee, Labor and Consumer Affairs Committee, Joint Ways and Means Committee, Sub Ways and Means Natural Resources, Sub Ways and Means Dept of Human Services.

Bill Garrard is asking for your vote to return him to the House of Representatives for a fifth term. Bill Garrard has become an effective legislative leader. He not only authored HB2754 that created the Oregon Center for Health Professionals at Oregon Tech, he fought for and got nine million dollars in bond money to help construct it. He fought for our farmers and ranchers in getting the rate shock bill thru the House and it was his bill that created the Renewable Energy Center at OIT. He has received high praise and recognition from groups representing: Senior Citizens, Persons with Disabilities, Oregon Farm Bureau, Oregon Cattleman, Tax Watchdog Groups and Home Builders Association. He believes very strongly in fighting for personal property rights and adequate funding for education including Klamath Community College. He believes in smaller government and no new taxes. A grandfather of eight, he believes that family is the foundation of our society.

Bill Garrard asks for your vote and continued permission to represent you in the Oregon Legislature. He's proven to be trustworthy, honest and reliable.

(This information furnished by Committee To Elect Bill Garrard.)