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Representative Cliff Bentz

Republican - District 60 - Ontario

Capitol Phone: 503-986-1460 District Phone: 541-889-8866
Capitol Address: 900 Court St. NE, H-475, Salem, Oregon 97301
District Address: PO Box 1027 Ontario, Oregon 97914
Email: Rep.CliffBentz@state.or.us
Website: http://www.oregonlegislature.gov/Bentz

 

Biography

Born:  

January 12, 1952 (Salem, Oregon) Cliff was raised by his parents, Ken and Anne Bentz.  He is one of seven children.

Raised:

Whitehorse Ranch (Fields Oregon.)
Actin Ranch (Drewsey, Oregon.)

Residence:

Ontario, Oregon (1977 - present)

Family:

Married to Lindsay Norman, (DVM). Cliff and Lindsay have been married for more than 23 years. They have two children: Allison and Scott.

Education:

Whitehorse Ranch and Pine Creek, Oregon, Elementary Schools
Regis High School, Stayton, Oregon  - Diploma - 1970
ASB President
Representative to American Legion’s Boy’s State
Varsity Basketball and Track
Eastern Oregon State College, La Grande, Oregon - B.S. (cum laude)  - 1974
ASB President
Blue Key Honorary Fraternity Member
Member, Eastern Oregon State College Ambassadors (Music Group)
Lewis & Clark Northwestern School of Law, Portland, Oregon, Juris Doctorate-1977
Law Clerk with Souther, Spaulding (Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt)

Associations:

Oregon Cattlemen’s Association.
Malheur County Bar Association.
Oregon Bar Association.
Idaho Bar Association.

Boards and Commissions:

8C School District Board of Directors 2005 to 2008(Chairman)
Past Member of St. Peter Elementary School Board of Directors (Chairman)
Oregon Water Resources Commission 1988 - 1996 (Chairman)
Past Member Project Dove (Domestic Violence Eliminated) Board of Directors (Vice Chairman)

Civic / Community Organizations:

Republican Committee Precinct Committee Person.

Occupation:

Attorney - Yturri Rose, LLP; Associate - 1977 to 1980; Partner - 1981 to present.  (Extensive experience in agricultural, water, and real property law.)
Farm Owner - 100 acre row crop and alfalfa farm (sharecrop)

Activities/Hobbies:

Cycling with his wife Lindsay. They have participated in Cycle Oregon for the past 3 years together!

  
  
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