Occupation: Small Business Owner and Reserve Military Officer
Occupational Background: Aviation, construction, dairy, forestry, international business
Educational Background: MBA, Oregon State University; BS, Western Oregon State College; Tillamook High School
Prior Governmental Experience: Lieutenant Colonel, Special Forces, US Army, Army National Guard, Army Reserve, State Representative, Central and Perrydale School District Budget Committees
Organizations: Boy Scouts of America (Eagle), Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, National Federation of Independent Business, National Guard Association, Elks
Family: Peggy, six children.
Character, leadership and real experience matters!
"I'm an independent minded constitutional republican who believes public safety ought to come first, protecting our children is the key to our future, supporting Oregon businesses leads to public prosperity, defending private property rights is like defending our borders, respecting seniors for their experience, and less government will improve our pursuit of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness."
Brian says public safety is the first responsibility of government.
Brian says Oregon needs local jobs not higher taxes.
Brian says education is everybody's business and we need to work locally to improve our children's future.
Brian says save Oregon for our children not from our children.
Brian says small businesses and property owners are over regulated and under supported by government bureaucracy.
Brian says prosecute criminals, enforce existing laws, and put money in local hands not state bureaucracy.
Brian says honor seniors. Safeguard their future. Rebuild ours together.
Brian supports the Second Amendment as a personal right.
Brian is a veteran who understands the challenges younger veterans face today.
Brian favors parental notification.
"A strong economy means supporting small businesses. Oregon needs roads not commuter rails. Oregon needs classroom money not classroom bureaucracy. Oregon needs to spend locally not waste centrally in Salem. Oregon needs common sense not political correctness. Oregon needs Leadership!"
"Join me in sacrificing now for a better Oregon future.
I am asking for your vote."
Leadership that Counts - Boquist for State Senate
(This information furnished by Brian J Boquist.)