State Representative
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Occupation: Retired

Occupational Background: Air Force, Oregon School Boards Association, Oregon Department of Education; Business Manager, Estacada School District; Supervisor of Student Accounts, Central Washington University

Educational Background: BA in Business Administration, Central Washington University

Prior Governmental Experience: Estacada City Council, Salem-Keizer School District Budget Committee, 2001-2003

Personal: Resident of Brooks, married to Marylin, three children and three grandchildren

Strong Leadership: Al served 26 years in the Air Force Reserve, retiring as a Chief Master Sergeant (E-9)

Attracting Businesses and Creating Jobs

It takes a strong business base to create and preserve Oregon jobs. Al will work to eliminate unnecessary business regulations so Oregon can attract new businesses.

"Al Shannon will serve as an outspoken leader for more Oregon jobs, lower taxes and educational advancement for a state in need of all three."

-Mike Basinger
Owner, Select Impressions

Strong Commitment to Education

For 26 years, Al Shannon has stood for fiscal accountability and performance, while working with local and state school districts to balance fiscal responsibility and ensuring better schools for our children. Al Shannon knows first hand the important union of funding and accountability.

"I have known Al for 15 years. I trust him to work hard to provide the best possible education for our children."

-Irene Grant
Teacher, North Salem High School

Responsible Government Spending

Al understands that his role, a representative of Oregon's taxpayers, is ensuring the government spends its money wisely. He will gain the trust and respect of Oregon's voters.

"While working in the Woodburn School District, I watched as Al worked to balance government accountability in our public schools and provide a quality education for our students. What more could we possibly ask for in a legislator?"

-Marci Christian
Business Manager, Woodburn School District
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Put Oregon Back On Track

(This information furnished by Friends of Al Shannon.)