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Tawna Sanchez's Biography

Office:
  • State House (OR) - District 43, Democratic

Contact Information

900 Court Street Northeast, H-273
Salem, OR 97301

Full Name:

Tawna Sanchez

Gender:

Female

Birth Place:

Portland, OR

MA, Social Work, Portland State University, 2010-2012

BA, Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Marylhurst University, 2005-2008

Representative, Oregon State House of Representatives, District 43, 2017-present

Candidate, Oregon State House of Representatives, District 43, 2016, 2018, 2020

Former Vice Chair, Human Services and Housing Committee, Oregon State House of Representatives

Former Member, Joint Committee On Capitol Culture, Oregon State House Representatives

Former Member, Joint Subcommittee on Public Safety, Oregon State House of Representatives

Former Member, Judiciary Committee, Oregon State House of Representatives

Co-Founder/Family Services Director/Interim Executive Director, Native American Youth Family Center (NAYA), 1997-present

Alcohol and Drug Counselor, American Indian Family Healing Circle

Case Manager, Bradley Angle, 1992-1994

Board Chair, Haah Illahee Fund, present

Member, Oregon Domestic And Sexual Violence Services Advisory Committee, present

Board Chair, Red Lodge Transitional Services, present

Former Board Member, International Indian Treaty Council

Former Member, Oregon Child Welfare Advisory Commission

Former Member, Oregon Family Services Review Commission

Former Board Member, Peace Development Fund

Awards:

Midori Hamilton Award :: Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

Father's Occupation:

Employee at Auto Shop

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