, Oregon , United States
Oct 27, 2003 12:54pm
|Info||OCCUPATION: Agriculture; Organization Volunteer |
OCCUPATIONAL BACKGROUND: Small business co-owner; 18 year State Legislator; Teacher; Reporter; OSU Foreign Student Coordinator; organization board positions; church responsibilities.
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: High School, Lakeview, Oregon; B.S. Oregon State College.
PRIOR GOVERNMENTAL EXPERIENCE: Oregon Legislature 1981-1999; Linn Soil and Water Conservation District Director; Vice-Chair, South Santiam Watershed Management Area Committee; Linn Commission on Children and Families; Benton, Lane, Lincoln and Linn Regional Strategies Board; Western States Legislative Forestry Task Force; Pacific Northwest Economic Region; Legislative Committees including Ways and Means
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: American Legion Auxiliary; Linn Extension Association; Court Appointed Special Advocates; Chambers of Commerce; Farm Bureau; Grange; Women for Timber; Women for Agriculture.
LIZ WILL WORK FOR DISTRICT 4 TO...
Bring education decisions closer to parents and local community
Reduce restrictive government regulation
Eliminate political gridlock concerning the environment
Support Second Amendment rights
Establish sensible and effective national security
...because it's time to get something done.
"When I served with VanLeeuwen in the Oregon Legislature, we could always
depend on Liz having read all the bills and identifying the corrections needed."
Albany (OR) Democrat-Herald, August 12, 2002
Congressman Greg Walden, R-2nd District
"As Labor Commissioner, I am concerned about Oregon's high
unemployment rate and the lack of economic opportunity in our state.
Liz VanLeeuwen has a proven record of supporting sound fiscal
and economic policies in the legislature, and I know she'll
do the same in Congress." FREE Azalea News, July 2002
Jack Roberts, Oregon Labor Commissioner
"...'No one works harder for her constituents than Liz
VanLeeuwen. She will do the same in Congress.'..."
Albany (OR) Democrat-Herald, April 17, 2002
Former Governor Vic Atiyeh
"Liz VanLeeuwen has the experience, energy, and knowledge
to be a great representative for District 4. I'm voting for Liz."
Susan Morgan, State Representative, District 2