Occupational Background: Business Management; Nonprofit Management; Oregon National Guard;
Educational Background: Tillamook High School; University of Oregon; Oregon Military Academy;
Prior Governmental Experience: Oregon House of Representatives; Eugene City Council; Bethel School Board; Eugene Human Rights Commission; Lane County Human Services Commission; Intergovernmental Housing Policy Board; Oregon House Revenue Committee; Oregon Legislative Joint Committee on Tax Reform;
Community Service: Oregon Food Bank Board of Directors; Oregon Hunger Relief Task Force; Oregon Commission on Child Care; SELCO Board of Directors; FOOD for Lane County, Executive Director
Pat Farr for City Council Ward 6
Proven Leadership for Bethel and Eugene
“Pat has always been there when Bethel needed him.” Val Hoyle, State Representative, (Oregon Voters’ Pamphlet Oregon Primary Election May 18, 2010).
Experience in building West Eugene
Pat has lived and worked in Bethel/Danebo for three decades. While raising his family he has dedicated himself to building his community. Before serving he saw a community lacking in services. He worked with his neighbors to fix the problems. He helped plan and provide new schools, fire and police stations, a branch library, safer streets, parks, bike paths, shopping and jobs.
An eye for the future
Pat will devote himself to planning and building a working transportation system. He will further build partnerships with government and employers to attract jobs, recreation and shopping to Bethel and Eugene. He will use his experience and knowledge to bring safer streets to Eugene.
“Eugene needs Pat’s experience and leadership.” Jim Torrey, former Eugene Mayor, (Oregon Voters’ Pamphlet Oregon Primary Election May 18, 2010).
Sharing community values
Pat Farr knows and shares his neighbors’ values. He wants to see a more vibrant Eugene where people are proud to live and call home. He will push for a safe and attractive Downtown area. He will continue his fight to make Eugene and all of Lane County livable and affordable.
(This information furnished by Friends of Pat Farr.)