Chris Harker


Chris Harker
Chris Harker
Member of the Oregon House of Representatives
from the 34th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
November, 2008
Preceded by Suzanne Bonamici
Personal details
Born March, 1954
Political party Democratic

Chris Harker is a Democratic serving his second term as a Representative for Oregon's House District 34.

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Family

Harker has been married to a teacher for nearly thirty years. They have two children.

Occupation

Chris Harker founded Cayuse, Inc. in 1994 and is its CEO.

Political career

On November 4, 2008, Chris Harker defeated Republican opponent Piotr Kuklinski and was elected to the Oregon House of Representatives with more than twice his opponent's votes.[1] Since taking office Representative Harker has represented communities from Washington County, encompassing parts of Beaverton and unincorporated Washington County. He is currently serving his second term in the Oregon House.

In the 76th Legislative Assembly, Harker serves as Co-Chair of the Joint Legislative Audits and Information Management and Technology Committee, as a member of the House Subcommittee on Higher Education, and as a member of the House Human Services Committee.[2] During the 75th Legislative Assembly, he served as the vice chair of the House Health Care Committee, and as a member of both the House Education Committee and the Joint Ways and Means General Government Subcommittee.

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Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Harker has been appointed to these committees:

  • Joint Legislative Committee on Audits and Information Management and Technology, Co-Chair
  • House Higher Education Subcommittee
  • House Human Services Committee

2009-2010

  • Joint Ways and Means General Government Subcommittee
  • House Education Committee
  • House Health Care Committee

Education

  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, The Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN (1985-1987).
  • Ph.D., Human Physiology, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1985).
  • B.S., Plant Ecology, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1977).

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