Alissa Keny-Guyer

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Alissa Keny-Guyer
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Oregon House of Representatives District 46
In office
October 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 3
Base salary$22,596/year
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedOctober 2011
Appointed byMultnomah County commissioners
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sStanford University
Master'sUniversity of Hawaii
Office website

Alissa Keny-Guyer is a Democratic member of the Oregon House of Representatives, representing District 46. She was first appointed to the chamber by the Multnomah County commissioners on September 27, 2011. She was sworn in on October 4, 2011.[1][2]

Keny-Guyer served on the Hawaii Community Services Council and worked as a legislative staffer for the chair of the House Health Committee of the Hawaii Legislature.


Keny-Guyer earned her B.A. in Human Biology from Stanford University in 1982 and her M.P.H. from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 1985. Her professional experience includes working as a teacher and community development worker in Indonesia from 1980 to 1984, as an executive director of Volunteers in Asia from 1990 to 1994, working with the Saturday Academy Outreach program from 1995 to 2000 and serving as director of the Hanna Andersson Children's Foundation from 2002 to 2005.[3]

From 2006 until 2009, she worked as a consultant for non-profit organizations. She currently works for the Portland State University-sponsored Oregon Solutions, which promotes collaborative solutions to community problems. In addition, she currently serves as president of the board for the Penney Family Fund, as an allocation committee member for the Portland Children's Levy, and as a board member for Northwest Health Foundation.[4]

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Keny-Guyer served on the following committees:

Oregon Committee Assignments, 2013
Energy and Environment
Higher Education and Workforce Development, Yes


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Keny-Guyer served on these committees:


Policy positions

In a communication with Ballotpedia, Keny-Guyer stated:

"I am committed to investing in our youth, from pre-natal and early childhood programs to public K-12 and post-secondary education. I will work for comprehensive strategies to promote public health and cost effective health care. I will strive to create a vibrant, sustainable economy that addresses disparities and offers opportunities for everyone while protecting our environment."



See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Oregon House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 20, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 11, 2014. Incumbent Alissa Keny-Guyer was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Keny-Guyer is unchallenged in the general election.[5][6]


See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2012

Keny-Guyer won election in the 2012 election for Oregon House of Representatives District 46. Keny-Guyer was unopposed in the May 15 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[7][8][9]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Keny-Guyer is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Keny-Guyer raised a total of $92,836 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 14, 2013.[10]

Alissa Keny-Guyer's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oregon State House, District 46 Won $92,836
Grand Total Raised $92,836


Keny-Guyer won election to the Oregon State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Keny-Guyer raised a total of $92,836.
Oregon State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Alissa Keny-Guyer's campaign in 2012
EMILY's List$3,500
Riggs, Doug$3,100
Rockefeller, John D.$2,000
Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters$2,000
Oregon Medical Association$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$92,836
Source:Follow the Money


Keny-Guyer and her husband, Neal, have three children.[11]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ben Cannon
Oregon House of Representatives District 46
October 2011 - Present
Succeeded by