|Oregon House of Representatives District 18|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||7|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Warner Pacific College, 1975|
|Master's||University of South Carolina, 1982|
|Birthday||July 21, 1953|
|Place of birth||Dover, OH|
Victor Gilliam earned his Bachelors degree from Warner Pacific College in 1975 and his MEd in Higher Education Administration from the University of South Carolina in 1982.
Victor Gilliam began his professional experience as a development officer, first at Willamette University and later at Oregon Health Sciences University. From 1976 to 1981, Gilliam worked as a legislative aide for United States senator Mark O. Hatfield. Two years later, in 1983, he began working for Foundation, the International Youth Foundation, and Mercy Corporation until 2003. Since then, he has been self employed.
Victor Gilliam was appointed to the Oregon House of Representatives in January, 2007 and has since been serving as a representative. Since 2008, Gilliam has been involved with the Precinct Committee of the Marion County Republican Party.
- Member/Sponsor, Agros International Nicaraguan Family Farm Cooperative, present
- Member, Molalla Area Chamber of Commerce, present
- Member, Mount Angel Chamber of Commerce, present
- Member, National Federation of Independent Business, present
- Associate Member, Oregon Farm Bureau, present
- Member, Silverton Area Chamber of Commerce, present
- Board Member, Victim Offender Reconciliation Program of Marion County, present
- Assistant Coach, Rex Putnam Community Basketball League, 2001
- Member, Strategic Planning Advisory Committee to Salem School Superintendents, 1987-1991
- Director, Emmanuel Fellowship-Salem Prison Ministry, 1987-1990
- Member, Salem Area Young Life Committee, 1985-1988
- Member, Willamette Valley Development Officers, 1984-1989
- Volunteer, American for International Aide and Adoption, 1984-1986
- Director, Campaign Cabinet for United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley, 1983
- Director, Portland Rose Festival Association, 1979-1981.
- Member, Oregon Consumer Protection Committee, present
- Member, Oregon House Committee on Rural Policy, present
- Member, Oregon House Services and Womens Wellness Committee, present
- Member, Strategic Planning Advisory Council of Salem-Keizer School District, 1987-1991
- Board Member, Victim Offender Reconciliation Program of Marion County, 1986-1988
- Oregon Educational Coordinating Council, 1974-1975.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Gilliam served on the following committees:
|Oregon Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Higher Education and Workforce Development|
|• Human Services and Housing|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gilliam served on these committees:
|Oregon Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Energy, Environment and Water|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Gilliam served on these committees:
|Oregon Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Communities|
|• Consumer Protection|
|• Sustainability and Economic Development|
Gilliam won re-election in the 2012 election for Oregon House of Representatives District 18. Gilliam was unopposed in the May 15 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
Gilliam won re-election to the 18th District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition but was challenged by Rodney Orr (D) and Martin Soehrman (L) in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.
|Oregon State House, District 18|
|Victor Gilliam (R)||14,558|
|Rodney Orr (D)||7,919|
|Martin Soehrman (L)||489|
On November 4, 2008, Gilliam was elected to Oregon State House District 18.
Gilliam raised $373,680 for his campaign.
|Oregon State House District 18|
|Victor Gilliam (R)||14,921|
Comprehensive donor information for Gilliam is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Gilliam raised a total of $657,434 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 13, 2013.
|Victor Gilliam's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Oregon State House, District 18||$131,190|
|2010||Oregon State House, District 18||$152,564|
|2008||Oregon State House, District 18||$373,680|
|Grand Total Raised||$657,434|
|Oregon State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Victor Gilliam's campaign in 2012|
|Combs, Gary L.||$10,420|
|Oregon Health Care Association||$10,000|
|Doctors for Healthy Communities||$5,500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$131,190|
|Source:Follow the Money|
|Oregon State House 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Victor Gilliam's campaign in 2010|
|Combs, Gary L.||$7,000|
|Oregon Health Care Association||$6,500|
|Northwest Grocery Association||$4,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$152,564|
|Source:Follow the Money|
|Oregon State House 2008 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Victor Gilliam's campaign in 2008|
|Oregon Victory PAC||$20,000|
|Promote Oregon Leadership PAC||$18,508|
|Dalton Public Relations||$17,233|
|Friends of Fred Girod||$17,051|
|Northwest Grocery Association||$16,920|
|Total Raised in 2008||$373,680|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Victor Gilliam was born July 21, 1953 in Dover, Ohio and subsequently raised in Silverton, Oregon. He is currently married to Becky Gilliam with three children and is known to be Protestant.
- Oregon House of Representative - Rep. Victor Gilliam
- Project Vote Smart biographical profile
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008
- Representative Gilliam's LinkedIn
- Oregon Secretary of State, "Candidate Filings for the Senate," Accessed April 11, 2012
- Oregon Secretary of State, Official Primary Results
- Oregon Live Election, Election Results
- "Oregon State House official election results for 2008"
- Follow the Money 2008
- followthemoney.org, "Gilliam, Vic" Accessed June 13, 2013
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