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Legislator PhotoRepresentative Bill Kennemer

Republican - District 39 - Oregon City

Capitol Phone: 503-986-1439
Capitol Address: 900 Court St. NE, H-380, Salem, Oregon 97301


Thank you for visiting Representative Bill Kennemer's website! We hope you’ll find this site and our service helpful. Thank you too, for the opportunity and the honor to represent and serve you!

House District 39 covers the greater Barlow, Barton, Beavercreek, Boring, Canby, Carus, Charbonneau, portions of Damascus and Happy Valley, as well as Eagle Creek, Estacada, Fisher Mill, Mulino, Redland, and rural Oregon City areas.

Bill Kennemer was elected as State Representative in November of 2008. For the previous 12 years, Bill served as a Clackamas County Commissioner. Prior to that, he served as an Oregon State Senator from 1987-1996. Bill holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and maintained a successful psychology practice in the Milwaukie area for over 25 years.

Bill’s House Committee assignments are Co-Vice Chair of the Business and Labor Committee,​ Vice Chair of the Joint Committee on ​Health Insurance Transition and as a member of the Health Care and Rules Committees. These important committees work on some of the most critical issues of this legislative session as we deal with jobs and health care reform.

Bill and Cherie McGinnis have been married for 16 years. Both lost their prior spouses to cancer. They live between Oregon City and Canby and greatly enjoy living in Clackamas County. They each have two adult children and 14 grandchildren, most of whom live Clackamas County​.

You can contact Representative Kennemer by email at, by phone at 503-986-1439, or drop by his office in Salem (House 380) where he or his staff would be happy to help you. You can also call his district phone anytime at 503-263-4798.

Your input and comments are very important and we hope to hear from you.