Members of the Oregon House of Representatives
Speaker of the House
Tina Kotek (Democrat, District 44) holds a B.S. in religious studies from the University of Oregon and an M.A. in international studies from the University of Washington.
Before her election to the Oregon House of Representatives in 2006, Representative Kotek worked as the policy director for the non-profit advocacy organization Children First for Oregon. Prior to joining Children First, she was a public policy advocate for the Oregon Food Bank.
Some of Representative Kotek’s legislative accomplishments include helping to pass landmark legislation that ended discrimination based on sexual orientation and created domestic partnerships for same-sex couples, championing the redesign of the state’s welfare program maintaining funding for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program (TANF), passing the Housing Choice Act to prohibit discrimination against holders of Section 8 housing vouchers, enacting the Job Applicant Fairness Act restricting the use of a job applicant’s credit history when making hiring decisions, and strengthening Oregon’s system of early childhood education to help all students succeed in school.
She lives in North Portland with her partner Aimee Wilson and their dogs, Wickett and Rudy.
Members of the House of Representatives
Clem, Brian L.
Hack, Jodi L.
Piluso, Carla C.
Smith Warner, Barbara
Stark, Duane A.
Vega Pederson, Jessica