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Greg Walden's Biography

Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 2, Republican

Contact Information

1211 Washington Avenue
La Grande, OR 97850

1051 Northwest Bond Street
Suite 400
Bend, OR 97701

14 North Central Avenue
Suite 112
Medford, OR 97501

2185 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

Greg P. Walden

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Mylene; 1 Child: Anthony

Birth Date:

01/10/1957

Birth Place:

The Dalles, OR

Home City:

Hood River, OR

Religion:

Episcopalian

BS, Journalism, University of Oregon, 1981

Representative, United States House of Representatives, District 2, 1998-present

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 2, 2018

Assistant Majority Leader, Oregon State Senate, 1995-1997

Senator, Oregon State Senate, 1995-1997

Representative, Oregon State House of Representatives, 1989-1995

Majority Leader, Oregon State House of Representatives, 1991-1993

Chair, National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), 2012-present

Member, 4-H Caucus

Member, Air Force Caucus

Member, Congressional Caucus to Fight and Control Methamphetamine

Member, Congressional Coalition on Adoption

Member, Congressional Fire Services Institute

Member, Congressional Host Committee for the Volunteers of America Organization

Member, Congressional Immigration Reform Caucus

Member, Congressional Internet Caucus

Member, Congressional Manufactured Housing Caucus

Member, Congressional Missing and Exploited Children's Caucus

Member, Congressional National Parks Caucus

Member, Congressional Native American Caucus

Member, Congressional Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Caucus

Member, Congressional Real Estate Caucus

Member, Congressional Rural Caucus

Member, Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus

Member, Congressional Wine Caucus

Member, Defense Study Group

Former Member, Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Member, Distributed Energy Caucus

Former Member, Environment Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Member, House Army Caucus

Member, House Diabetes Caucus

Member, House Food Caucus

Member, House Homeland Security Caucus

Co-Chair, House Northwest Energy Caucus

Member, House Potato Caucus

Vice Chair, House Renewable Energy Caucus

Former Chair, House Republican Leadership

Co-Chair, House Small Brewers Caucus

Member, House Sugar Caucus

Member, House Taiwan Caucus

Member, National Environmental Policy Act Task Force

Member, Navy/Marine Corps Caucus

Co-Chair, Rural Health Care Coalition

Member, Speaker’s Task Force for a Drug Free America

Former Member, Subcommittee on Energy, United States House of Representatives

Member, United Service Organizations (USO) Congressional Caucus

Member, Victory in Iraq Caucus

Member, Western Caucus

Small Business Owner, 1986-present

Former Owner, Columbia Gorge Broadcasters Incorporated

Former Owner, MSW Communications, Limited Liability Company

Chief of Staff, Office of Representative Denny Smith, 1984-1986

Press Secretary, Office of Representative Denny Smith, 1981-1984

Former Member, Board of Trustees, Hood River Memorial Hospital

Member, Board, Oregon Health ad Science University

Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America

Former Board Member, Boy Scouts of America

Former Member, Columbia River Bancorp

Board Member, Executive Committee, Association of Oregon Industries

Member, Hood River Chamber of Commerce

Member, Hood River Elk's Club

Member, Hood River Rotary Club

Member, National Association of Broadcasters

Member, National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)

Former Board Member, Oregon Health Sciences University Foundation

Member, Soroptimist Club

Astrological Sign:

Capricorn

Awards:

Golden Bulldog Award, Watchdog of the Treasury

Senior Legislative Achievement Award, The Seniors Coalition

Hero of the Taxpayer, Americans for Tax Reform

Legislator of the Year, National Association of Home Care

Oregon Person of the Year Award, Dorchester Conference

Spirit of Enterprise Award, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Champion of Small Business, Small Business Survival Committee

Distinguished Service Award, Forest Counties and Schools Coalition

Congressional Champion Award, National Association of Service and Conservation Corps

Champion Award, League of Private Property Owners

Friend of the Shareholder, American Shareholders Association

Guardian of Small Business, National Federal of Independent Business

Perfect Voter, Information Technology Industry

Benjamin Franklin Award, 60+ Association

Legislator of the Year, Central Oregon Visitors Association

Friend of the Farm Bureau, Oregon Farm Bureau

Legislator of the Year, Oregon Rural Electric Cooperative Association

Legislator of the Year, Oregon Association of Home Care

Thomas Jefferson Award, Food Distributors International

Legislator of the Year, Agriculture Retailers Association

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