Hood River, Oregon , United States
|| January 20, 1957
Oct 09, 2014 06:29pm
|Info||Senator Chuck Thomsen is a fourth generation orchardist from Hood River, Oregon. He graduated from Hood River High School in 1975, and went on to graduate from Willamette University with a degree in Political Science and Economics. |
As an orchardist, Senator Thomsen learned the value of hard work, a dedication to his community, and the importance of remaining honest and trustworthy in all his endeavors. He, and his wife, Kristi, raised their two daughters in Hood River, and both graduated from Hood River Valley High School.
Senator Thomsen has been a volunteer firefighter with the Pine Grove Fire Department for thirty years. In addition, he has been an active volunteer in the community as a coach and referee for Little League and OSAA youth sports. Senator Thomsen has been a past Rotary President and volunteered for a large number of varying community groups.
Senator Thomsen was appointed to serve on the Hood River Planning Commission in 1990 where he served four years before running for Hood River County Commission in 1994. Since first being elected, Chuck has served as a Hood River County Commissioner for 16 years. With the combined hard work of his colleagues on the Commission, Chuck has been instrumental in balancing the budget, creating jobs and protecting businesses in their county.
|Mon Feb 01 21:11:42 +0000 2016 - Today is the first day of the 2016 Legislative Session, and we are already seeing policy that will hurt rural... https://t.co/SBGSgZ0XVn|
Fri Dec 18 18:42:07 +0000 2015 - A couple weeks ago I toured some schools in Sandy to learn about what they are doing to keep kids safe. The steps... https://t.co/jCTYIFv6VP
Fri Apr 03 22:29:38 +0000 2015 - Some of you know that the drastically under-funded K-12 budget will be passed in the senate on Monday (it already... http://t.co/cdDvSMQN0c
Wed Mar 11 19:34:15 +0000 2015 - https://t.co/Xg5wRSOsmy
This is the education budget I support, and am... http://t.co/yRSMO3LiBp
Fri Feb 13 18:15:53 +0000 2015 - I'm making these little videos now to help spread word about what's on my mind here in Salem. Figured today is a... http://t.co/zjE0Wglm8F
Tue Dec 23 19:55:50 +0000 2014 - I couldn't decide what to get Kristi this year, and I know she doesn't have one of these. I hope she really likes... http://t.co/DKbL0wBGym
Sat Nov 01 21:09:07 +0000 2014 - It was great being out today doing Get Out the Vote. Thank you to John Lee and everyone involved. http://t.co/QwB1x0dDQ4
Thu Oct 30 22:06:50 +0000 2014 - Today was a rewarding and enjoyable experience at West Orient Middle School where I got to be Principal of the Day! http://t.co/kuW5XLyYtW
Sat Oct 18 22:28:54 +0000 2014 - Ballots are arriving soon! I knocked doors today in Hood River with my daughter, Meg Rummel. http://t.co/VFV6VKaNFl
Wed Oct 15 00:42:31 +0000 2014 - I have been in the final stretch! It is exciting to see everything come together. Still knocking doors, and still writing them all back.