State Representative
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Occupation: State Representative; Business Manager, Hands On Medicine Primary Care.

Occupational Background: Founding Executive Director, Better People; Oregon Tradeswomen; Youth Employment Institute.

Educational Background: Masters in Social Work, Portland State University.

Prior Governmental Experience: State Representative, District 43, 2005- present; Joint Ways & Means budget committee; Chair, Public Safety Subcommittee; Member, Transportation and Economic Development Subcommittee.

Community Involvement: Foster parent; Member, Oregon Foster Parent Association; Volunteers of America Al Fortham Scholarship for Jefferson High School students; Start Making a Reader Today (SMART) volunteer, King Elementary; Advisory Board, Pangaea Project.

Personal: Spouse, Shelda Holmes, FNP; one child

Rep. Chip Shields: Delivering Real Results for N/NE Portland

Rep. Chip Shields: Fighting for Living-Wage Jobs, Health Care, Schools and Equality

Rep. Chip Shields: "So honest, it's hard to believe he is a legislator," said one (Salem) observer.
Willamette Week, 6/13/07

(This information furnished by Friends of Chip Shields.)