Occupation: Employee benefits attorney, Stoel Rives LLP
Occupational Background: 28 years implementing retirement and health care plans; Oregon farmer
Educational Background: Georgetown Law School; Harvard University; Albany Union High School
Prior Governmental Experience: State Representative, 2003-Present; Chair, Multnomah County Planning Commission
Community Service: Lake Oswego Rotary Member; Board Member, Lake Oswego Schools Foundation; President, 40-Mile Loop Land Trust; Volunteer, Legal Aid Clinic; Youth Soccer and Basketball Coach
A Champion for Local Schools
Greg Macpherson will continue to seek long-term solutions for Oregon schools, to assure that our children receive the quality education they need.
"Greg was instrumental in passing legislation last year to increase
the authority of school districts to seek local funding. Without it, our school
programs would suffer."
Bill Korach, Superintendent of Lake Oswego School District
Protecting our Quality of Life
Greg Macpherson stands committed to protecting Oregon's beaches, waterways, farmland, and livable neighborhoods, receiving a 96 percent rating from the Oregon League of Conservation Voters for his pro-environment record in the 2003 Legislature.
"Greg did what he promised to do for the people of our community, opposing
attempts to weaken environmental protections and pushing legislation to help
clean up pollution in the Willamette. We need his continuing leadership."
Stephanie Wagner, Executive Director, Friends of Tryon Creek
An Effective Bi-partisan Leader
Greg Macpherson received both the Democratic and Republican nominations in this year's primary election proof that his leadership rises above partisan politics.
"It's a well-deserved free ride for Rep. Greg Macpherson, D-Lake Oswego,
in the House District 38 legislative race
..During his now-finished freshman
term, Macpherson stood out as a shining light of competence in Salem, helping
to lead the way on such diverse issues as PERS reform, budgets and insurance."
Lake Oswego Review editorial, 4-29-04
(This information furnished by Friends of Greg Macpherson.)