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Troutdale is a beautiful city with a desirable location and unique history.

I care about Troutdale and its citizens and, as we grow, will work to preserve our livability. Our challenge is to manage growth carefully by attracting quality development. New businesses and homes should complement what is good and replace what isn't. By deciding now what is important, Troutdale will, 30 years from now, remain a beautiful place to live. I have served on the Troutdale City Council, off and on, for 25 years. I also volunteered on the Troutdale Planning Commission and as a member of the Troutdale Parks Advisory Committee.


J. Sanchez

I am a patent lawyer currently employed at a high-tech research & development lab. I own a small business and previously worked as a research engineer. My education includes a law degree from Georgetown University and an Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Michigan.

I co-chaired the Troutdale 100 Year Celebration Committee, which planned both our centennial celebration and the arch.

I chaired the Troutdale Centennial Arch Monument Committee

In 2006 I was named Troutdale's Citizen of the Year.

Governors Kulongoski and Kitzhaber appointed and reappointed me to the Oregon Energy Facility Siting Council (I served 2000-2008 and was chair in 2007-2008).

From 2008 to 2017 I served on the Oregon Hanford Cleanup Board, appointed by governors Kulongoski and Kitzhaber.

I currently represent Troutdale on the Urban Flood Safety & Water Quality District, which is a regional agency dealing with the Columbia South Shore levee system.

For 10 years I represented Troutdale, Fairview and Wood Village on the Metro Policy Advisory Committee (MPAC). I know Metro and it processes well.

For 12 years I represented Troutdale on the East Multnomah County

Transportation Committee, which deals with county and regional road issues in East County.

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