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Joanne Verger's Biography
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Husband: J. Lawton
Attended, Louisiana State University
Attended, Northwestern State University
Senator, Oregon State Senate, 2005-2012
Representative, Oregon State House of Representatives, 2000-2005
Mayor, Coos Bay, Oregon, 1992-2000
City Council, Coos Bay, Oregon, 1990-1992
Member, Children and Youth Services Commission
Member, Pacific Fisheries Legislative Task Force, 2003-2004
Member, Pacific Fisheries Task Force, 2001-2002, 2003-2004
Member, Road User Fee Task Force, 2001-2002, 2003-2004
Member, Road User Fee Task Force, 2003-2004
Member, House Task Force on Senior Issues, 2001-2002
Co-Owner, Verger Chrysler Plymouth Dodge, present
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Coos Bay-Northbend Water Board
First Coordinator, Downtown Association In Coos Bay
President, League of Oregon Cities
Oregon Easter Seal Society State Board
Former President, Soroptimist Club, Bay Area
Southwest Oregon Community College Business Advisory Board
Southwest Oregon Community College Foundation Board
Campaign Chair/Board Member, United Way
Board Member, League of Oregon Cities, 1995-1999
Co-Chair, Coos County Children and Youth Services Committee, 1991-1992
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