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Occupation: Tillamook County Commissioner

Occupational Background: 4 years Tillamook County Commissioner, 34 years with Oregon Dept. of Forestry

Educational Background: Bachelor's of Science in Forestry, Oregon State University

Prior Governmental Experience: Tillamook County Commissioner; Current Chair Columbia Pacific Economic Development Council for Tillamook, Clatsop, Columbia & western Washington Counties; Current Chair Tillamook County Flood Hazard Mitigation Steering Committee; Current member Federal Forest Payments Task Force; Current Board member of Governor's Economic Recovery Cabinet; Current Board member Northwest Oregon Economic Alliance; Current Board Member of TIDE (Tillamook Intergovernmental Entity); Current Board member Tillamook Economic Development Council; Previous member of Tillamook County Commission on Children & Families; Current Board member Oregon Coastal Zone Management Association; Current Member of Council of Forest Trust Lands; Current Member of Association of Oregon & California Counties; Previous Board Tillamook County Economic Development Loan Fund; Previous Board Tillamook County SWCD/MEAD Loan Fund; Previous Salmon & Trout Enhancement Program (STEP) Advisory Committee, Chair one year; Fish Restoration & Enhancement Board, Chair two years.

Tillamook Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year -2004, Volunteer of the Year 2002. Previous Tillamook Chamber Board President; Previous Tillamook Kiwanis President; Previous Tillamook County Historical Society Historian of the Year; Current Tillamook Marie Mills Board of Directors; Current member Tillamook County Farm Bureau; Current member Tillamook County Swiss Society; Current member Tillamook County Historical Society; Current member Tillamook County General Hospital Civic Advisory Board; Current member Tillamook & Pacific City/Nestucca Valley Chamber of Commerce; Current member Tillamook Kiwanis Club; Previous member Leadership Council for SMART (Start Making a Reader Today) children's program in Tillamook County; Current United Way Board Member;

Mark & wife Melanie have lived in Tillamook County for 24 years and have two grown children.


Mark will continue working with others to move Tillamook County forward while protecting rural charm and the quality of life in our cities.

Mark Labhart is a Commissioner
for all the citizens of Tillamook County.

(This information furnished by Committee to Elect Mark Labhart County Commissioner.)