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Legislator PhotoRepresentative Rob Nosse

Democrat - District 42 - Portland

Capitol Phone: 503-986-1442   District Phone: 971-217-8037
Capitol Address: 900 Court St. NE, H-472, Salem, Oregon 97301


Rob lives in SE Portland with his husband, Jim, and their two children. He has devoted his career to standing up for working people and helping to raise the bar for middle class families. Currently, Rob works at the Oregon Nurses Association where he brings nurses together with a strong, united voice to advocate for themselves and their patients.

After graduating from Miami University, Rob worked as an advocated for students as Executive Director of the Ohio Student Association. In 1992, Rob moved to Salem to serve as the Executive Director of the Oregon Student Association, where he worked to increase access to higher education for working students. Since leaving OSA, Rob has worked as a union representative and fought for equality and opportunity for middle class families.

Rob and his husband, Jim, have been in a committed relationship for over 20 years. Together they have raised 2 children who attend high school in Portland. Rob and Jim have been active PTA members at Atkinson Elementary and Franklin High School. Rob is also active in his community through St. Philip Neri Church, a Catholic Church in SE Portland, where he serves on the Pastoral Council.

Rob is honored to be your State Representative. Please contact him with your questions, comments & concerns at and (503) 986-1442.