Occupational Background: Veterinarian; Union Construction worker; Ranch hand
Educational Background: Colorado Public Schools; Colorado State University; BS and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Prior Governmental Experience: Past President, Lane County Veterinary Medical Association; Past President Lane Leaders: Director Oregon Veterinary Medical Association; Past Chairman Oregon Veterinary Medical Association Legislative Committee
Personal: Bill and Diana have been married 36 years and raised two sons. Bill has operated successful Veterinary Hospitals in Eugene and Pleasant Hill for 31 years
A NEW BREED FOR THE STATE HOUSE
Dr. Bill Young is a concerned citizen, not a politician, running for public office at the urging of friends and neighbors who know Bill as a man of honor and dedication.
- Kiwanis, 20 years, Past President
- Greenhill Humane Society, 30 years, Past Board of Directors
- KIDSPORTS, 10 years coaching football and basketball
- Eugene Chamber of Commerce, 15 years
- LRAPA Advisory Board
- Lane Leaders, 31 years, Past President, Past Board of Directors
"I believe no child should go hungry. All children should receive the specialized help they need. Stable school funding goes hand in hand with accountability for administrators to meet achievement standards. Maintain excellence and affordability in Higher Education."
"I believe we must defend the livability of our environment for future generations. I will propose incentives for the development of reliable alternative energy programs."
"Business must be given the flexibility to create better paying jobs. Eliminate wasteful government spending."
PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Doctors and patients not bureaucrats-must make health care decisions. To reduce crime in our neighborhoods we must prosecute criminals before imposing more laws on law-abiding citizens. Strengthen rehabilitation for first time offenders."
DEDICATION COMPASSION COMMITMENT
"I will listen to all sides of an issue to find common ground. I will represent all of the citizens of District 8, not just political special interests. I invite your call with any questions at (541) 686-8163"
(This information furnished by Friends of Dr. Bill Young.)