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Legislator PhotoSenator Kim Thatcher

Republican - District 13 - Keizer

Capitol Phone: 503-986-1713
Capitol Address: 900 Court St. NE, S-307, Salem, Oregon 97301
Email: Sen.KimThatcher@oregonlegislature.gov   
Website: http://www.oregonlegislature.gov/Thatcher

 
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Biography

   

Legislative:
Senate Workforce Committee (2015-present)
Senate Judiciary Committee (2015-present)
Joint Ways and Means Subcommittee on Information Technology (2015-present)

House Business and Labor Committee (2013-2015)
House Consumer Protection and Government Efficiency (2013-2015)
House Land Use (2013-2015)
Joint Legislative Committee on Audits, Information Management & Technology, Co-Chair (2011-2012)
Joint Committee on Ways & Means (2011-2012)
Joint Committee on Ways & Means Human Services Subcommittee, Co-Vice Chair (2011-2012)
State & Local Government Efficiency Task Force Appointed (2011-present)
Transparency Oregon Advisory Commission, Appointed (2009-present)
Electronic Portal Advisory Board, Appointed (2010-present)
Help America Vote Act (HAVA) state steering committee (2009-present)
House Business and Labor Committee, Member 2009-2010
House Education Committee, Member 2009-2010
House Sustainability and Economic Development Committee, Member 2009-2010
House Committee on Government Accountability & Information Technology, Member 2007-2009
House Elections Ethics and Rules Committee, Member 2005-2009
House Elections and Rules Committee, Vice-Chair 2005
House Interim Economic Development Committee, Member 2005-2006
House Interim Real Estate Agency Oversight Committee, Member 2005-2006
House Transportation Committee, Member 2005
House Judiciary Committee, Member 2005
American Legislative Exchange Council, Member 2004-present
National Conference of State Legislatures, Member 2005-present
National Coalition of State Legislators for Legal Immigration, Co-Founder 2007
Oregon Commission for Women, Appointed 2005-2009

Professional: 
KT Contracting, Owner, Founded 1992
Highway Specialties, Owner, Founded 1996
Oregon Contractors Association, Co-Founder, Established 2003
National Federation of Independent Businesses, 1997-2009
Keizer Chamber of Commerce, 2005 -present
Chehalem Valley Chamber of Commerce, 2005 -present
U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce, 2005 -2007
National Association of Women in Construction Salem Chapter, 2005 –present
Building Industry Association of Washington 2012-present
Oregon Concrete and Aggregate Producers Association, 1992-1997

Community:
SMART – Start Making a Reader Today volunteer, 2006-2010
Barbara Roberts High School Mentor Program, 2006-2007
Church volunteer

Personal:
Married to Karl Thatcher 28 years
Four children 11-26 years old
Instrument-Rated Certified Pilot Small Aircraft
Hobbies include reading, playing piano, and travel