OCCUPATION: Small Business owner

OCCUPATIONAL BACKGROUND: High School and College Teacher; Social Studies Department Chair; PSU certified master teacher supervising Student Teachers; Chair Text Book Adoption Committee; Curriculum Development for Advanced Placement History and Government; Adjunct Professor of History and Government at George Fox University and Warner Pacific College; Assistant to the President of Warner Pacific College

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: Portland State University, Bachelors and Masters Degrees; Warner Pacific College, Masters Degree; Franklin High

PRIOR GOVERNMENTAL EXPERIENCE: Elected Metro Council 1992, 1994, 1998, 2000; Metro Presiding Officer 1999; David Douglas School Board 1991-2000, Board Chair 1996-1997; State Senator 1981-1989, Assistant Senate Majority Leader, Chair Senate Committee on Revenue and School Finance, Education Sub-Committee of Ways and Means, Senate Education Committee, Chief Sponsor Universal Kindergarten Bill and School Breakfast Bill; State Representative 1977-1981

Family: Married, wife Billie, Married son Martin, grandson Miles

Community Boards: Member "Stands for Children"; Oregon Zoo Foundation; Governor's Advisory Committee on DUI; FISH Social Service Agency; Vice Chair Warner Pacific College Foundation; Warner Pacific College Trustees and Regents; Chair Lynchwood Church Board of Deacons

Rod Monroe - a Life Long Commitment to Quality Public Education

"I have appreciated the opportunity to represent you on the Mt Hood Community College Board. As I step down I hope you will join me in electing Rod Monroe to replace me on the Mt Hood Board. Rod's experience and dedication make him the ideal candidate." State Senator Frank Shields

"Mt Hood Community College is facing difficult financial struggles due to reduced State support. I will work with the Governor and the Legislature to restore cuts so as to continue providing quality low cost educational opportunities for our students." Rod Monroe

Rod Monroe "Listens to your concerns," call him 503-760-4310

(This information furnished by Friends of Rod Monroe)