Senator Mark Hass

Friends of Mark Hass

Mark Hass is an Oregon State Senator from Washington County and Southwest Portland (District 14). He was elected in 2008 to a four-year term. Previously, he served in the House of Representatives from 2001 to 2007. He is currently the Chairman of the Senate Education Committee and a member of Finance and Revenue Committee and the Environment and Natural Resources committee. In addition, he serves as Senate Democratic Whip.

Prior to serving in the legislature, Hass spent 20 years as journalist, most recently at KATU television from 1984 to 2000. He has received numerous awards for his reporting, including an Emmy Award in 1998 for writing.

When he’s not serving in the legislature, Hass works as an account manager for Cappelli Miles [spring], an advertising and brand identity firm with offices in Portland, Eugene and Denver. He earned a B.S. from the Journalism School at the University of Oregon and an M.A. in Communications from American University in Washington, D.C.

His wife, Tamra, who grew up in Pendleton, is a speech pathologist who has spent the last ten years specializing in helping children with autism and Aspergers Syndrome. She has co-written two books and CD manuals which are in high demand from teachers and parents. They have an eleven-year-old daughter, Isabelle, and a two-year-old son, Sam.

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Senator Mark Hass
P.O. Box 536
Beaverton, Oregon 97075

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