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.
|Wed Mar 08 17:31:16 +0000 2017 - Thank you to Rod Monroe and for making this with me. We must drum up more support to keep Measure 98 funds https://t.co/Q8V3Pni537|
Tue Feb 28 18:04:29 +0000 2017 - I really like this editorial about Measure 98. It's a priority of mine to secure funding for career-technical... https://t.co/g3ZJ1cZCEX
Thu Feb 23 16:14:50 +0000 2017 - I wrote an op-ed in the Hood River News, trying to emphasize well-regulated forestry practices to avoid another... https://t.co/I6BeWCLlXN
Thu Feb 23 16:12:33 +0000 2017 - I posted a new video to Facebook https://t.co/moyBlObzVU
Mon Feb 13 21:16:32 +0000 2017 - Still looking for feedback. Click on the link, vote, and make sure to register so your vote counts. https://t.co/yCGnCF1KSu
Mon Jul 04 18:46:15 +0000 2016 - https://t.co/RTDmwgXPns
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