Chip Shields

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Chip Shields a Democrat, is the Oregon State Representative for Oregon State House District 43.

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Background

Chip Shields was born in Spetember of 1967 in St. Louis, MO.

Prior to being elected to the House of Representatives in 2005, Rep. Shields served as Executive Director of Better People, a non-profit, living-wage job placement center in N/NE Portland that he founded in 1998. Since its founding, Better People has helped hundreds find living wage jobs.

In addition to his work with Better People, Rep. Shields has been involved in a variety of community and statewide volunteer activities including work with the Oregon Center for Public Policy, the Portland Mayor's Gang Task Force, Stand For Children, and the Coalition for a Livable Future.

He lives in Northeast Portland’s Piedmont Neighborhood with his wife Shelda Holmes, who is a public-health family nurse practitioner with the Native American Rehabilitation Association.

Education

Portland State University with a masters degree in social work

Governmental Experience

During the 2005 Legislative Session, Rep. Shields will serve on the House Committee on Business, Labor, and Consumer Affairs, and the House Committee on Education.

Affiliations

Contact

'Chip Shields

900 Court St., NE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: (503) 986-1443
Email: Chip Shields

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External links

  • Chip Shields - Oregon Legislature Official Website
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