Charles Gallia is a fifth generation Oregonian whose connection to Clackamas County runs hefty. He and his siblings were raised by a unitary mom, with help their particular forest ranger grandfather. Together, these powerful role models gave them an appreciation of the outdoors, the need for a quality education, so a good sense of humor even when times are tough.
Born in . Helens and raised in Clackamas County, Gallia attended local public schools. He proceeded to get a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science rrncluding a Middle East Studies Specialist Certificate including a PhD in Public Administration and Policy, all at Portland State University.
Charles is a Senior Policy Advisor for Research and Evaluation at the Oregon Elections Health Authority. He spends his time at work putting information into action by measuring health outcomes and ensuring Oregonians are receiving quality care. He specializes in issues of health care equity and adding the patient’s voice to care.
He is extremely active in neighborhood community. Charles is co-founder of cars Pediatric Improvement Partnership, working with private and public health clinics. The group aids clinics to coordinate and share information to have better patient care.
Charles currently serves on the Clackamas County Parks Advisory Board and Economic Development Commission.
In Gallia’s world name changes, unpaid taxes, and smashing the rules make that you just community leader.
NOT PAYING WHAT HE OWES
Gallia has been sued twice by creditors.
Gallia was delinquent in paying his property taxes in 2015.
IGNORING THE RULES
Three of Gallia’s businesses have been dissolved to fail to comply with state rules.
And Gallia’s non-profit is not allowed for work in the condition of Oregon due to Gallia’s failure to file required reports.
IN The real WORLD
CHARLES GALLIA’S FAILURES SHOULD
DISQUALIFY HIM FOR A state SENATE