Monday, October 8, 2012

Rob Patridge appointed to OLCC Board of Commissioners

by Joy Spencer

Rob Patridge (2nd Congressional District) has been appointed to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission’s board of commissioners.

Patridge was nominated by Gov. John Kitzhaber and confirmed by the legislature. Patridge grew up on a working cattle ranch in Eagle Point, Oregon and has served southern Oregon as a Deputy District Attorney, President of the Medford City Council, and for three terms as the State Representative from Medford where he was the House Majority Whip and Chaired the Public Safety Sub-Committee of Ways and Means. He also served as the General Counsel for the Rogue Valley Manor/Pacific Retirement Services, President of multi-state real estate development firm and served as the General Counsel and District Director for U.S. Congressman Greg Walden, and as a private business consultant.

Patridge serves on the Board of the Rogue Valley Timbers Soccer Club, Advisory Board for the S.M.A.R.T. reading program, and is active in Scouting.

Patridge has been married for 15 years to his wife Mary and has two children.

The five citizen commissioners are the policy-making body of the OLCC. They meet monthly for one or two days to make decisions on liquor licenses, rules, contested case hearings and appointments of liquor store agents. Commission meetings are held every other month at OLCC's main office, 9079 SE McLoughlin Blvd., Room 103A in Portland. Subsequent months, the meetings are held via phone.

Meet the other OLCC Commissioners

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