Lee Beyer

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Lee Beyer
Member of the Oregon Senate
from the 6th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
2011
Preceded by Bill Morrisette
Member of the Oregon Senate
from the 21st district
In office
1999–2001
Preceded by Bill Dwyer
Succeeded by Bill Morrisette
Member of the Oregon House of Representatives
from the 42nd district
In office
1991–1999
Preceded by Bill Dwyer
Succeeded by Bill Morrisette
Personal details
Born (1948-06-04) June 4, 1948 (age 66)
Norfolk, Nebraska
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Terry Beyer

Leslee "Lee" Beyer is a Democratic politician from the U.S. state of Oregon. He served in the Oregon Legislative Assembly for a decade, representing Springfield, until being appointed to the Oregon Public Utility Commission in 2001 by then-governor John Kitzhaber.[1]

Birth[edit]

Lee Beyer was born on June 4 in Norfolk, Nebraska.[2][3]

Family[edit]

Lee Beyer is married to Terry and together they have three children named Jon, Josh, and Megan.[3]

Religion[edit]

Lee Beyer is considered to be a Lutheran.[3]

Education[edit]

Beyer received his education at the following institutions:

  • BS, Management, University of Oregon, 1974
  • Attended, Lane Community College[3]

Politics[edit]

In the 2010 elections, Beyer was re-elected to his former seat in the Oregon State Senate, to succeed retiring senator Bill Morrisette. Lee's wife Terry Beyer, also a Democrat, serves in the Oregon House of Representatives.

Political Experience[edit]

Beyer has had the following political experience:

  • Senator, Oregon State Senate, 2010–present
  • Springfield City Councilor, 1986-1993;
  • Representative, Oregon State House of Representatives, District 42, 1991-1998;
  • House Democratic Whip[3]

Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees[edit]

Beyer has been a member of the following committees:

  • Member, Springfield City Planning Commission, 1978
  • Chief Executive Officer, Oregon Public Utility Commission
  • Member, Council of Utility Commissioners
  • Member, Juvenile Crime Prevention Commission
  • Member, Juvenile Task Force Subcommittee on Teen Runaways
  • Member, Oregon Energy Planning Commission
  • Member, Oregon Global Warming Commission
  • Member, Oregon Public Utility Commission
  • Member, Oregon Progress Board Benchmark Evaluation Task Force[3]

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