Joanne Verger


Joanne Verger

Joanne Verger is a Democratic politician in the U.S. state of Oregon. She was the first female mayor of Coos Bay, the largest city on the Oregon Coast, serving four terms.http://www.leg.state.or.us/verger/home.htm] She served in the Oregon House of Representatives from 2001–2004, [http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/legislative/histleg/statehood/2001reg.htm] [http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/legislative/histleg/statehood/2002spec.htm] [http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/legislative/histleg/statehood/2003reg.htm] and was elected to the Oregon State Senate in 2004. She is running for reelection in 2008, [http://www.joanneverger2008.com/] with no major party opponent in either the primary or general election.

She is co-owner of an automobile dealership, and has worked extensively in advertising and marketing.

She is a graduate of Northwestern State University and Louisiana State University.http://www.sdlf.net/cgi-bin/display.cgi?page=joanneverger]

Verger has won a number of awards, including the Human Rights Award in 1991.

See also

* Seventy-third Oregon Legislative Assembly (2004–2006)
* Seventy-fourth Oregon Legislative Assembly (2008–2008)

References

External links

* [http://www.leg.state.or.us/verger/home.htm Official web site]
* [http://www.oregonfollowthemoney.org/CandTribs/2000/HOUSE/VERGER.html Campaign contributions, 2000]


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