Husband: Dan; 2 Stepchildren: Dylan, Jessie
Torrejon de Ardoz, Spain
JD, Environmental Law, Lewis and Clark Northwestern School of Law, 1982-1985
BA, Environmental Conservation, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1978-1981
Governor, State of Oregon, 2015-2023
Candidate, Governor of Oregon, 2018
Secretary of State, State of Oregon, 2009-2015
Majority Leader, Oregon State Senate, District 21, 2004-2008
Senator, Oregon State Senate, District 21, 1996-2008
Democratic Leader, Oregon State Senate, District 21, 1998
Representative, Oregon State House of Representatives, 1991-1996
No caucus information on file.
Co-Founder, Oregon Women's Health and Wellness Alliance
Professor, Portland State University
Chair, Council of State Governments, West
Member, Juvenile Rights Project
Member, Women's Rights Coalition
National Public and Community Service Award, American Mental Health Counselors Association;
"Profiles in Courage" Award, Basic Rights Oregon;
Living Legend Award, Oregon Bus Project;
Women of Achievement Award, Oregon Commission for Women;
Award for Outstanding Achievement, Oregon Family Support Network;
Legislator of the Year Award, Oregon Psychological Association
Hobbies or Special Talents:
Horseback riding, hiking
Kate Brown is committed to continuing to move Oregon forward. In the next two years, she plans to:
*Continue to change the way Salem operates, by giving Oregonians the ability to impeach elected officials, including the governor, who breach public trust.
*Focus on increasing Oregon's high school graduation rates .
*Help Oregon's small businesses to thrive and grow by streamlining the permitting process.
*Fight for pay equity, because what you are paid shouldn't depend on your gender.
*Continue investing in improving our schools as we work toward an education system that takes Oregon students from cradle to career and prepares them for the jobs of tomorrow.
*Push to make Oregon colleges and universities affordable for Oregonians.