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Brian BoquistINDIndependent State Senator, District 12
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Brian James Boquist (born October 20, 1958) is an Independent, formerly Republican, politician from Oregon; He currently serves in the Oregon Senate representing District 12. Previously, he was in the Oregon House of Representatives, representing District 23 in the mid-Willamette Valley from 2005 to 2009. In Oregon, members of the Independent Party are not to be confused with non-affiliated voters. The Independent Party of Oregon is the largest minor party in the state.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Western Oregon University
Tillamook High School
Oregon State University
Past Positions1 - 19 of 19
Oregon State Senate
2009 - Current
Oregon State House of Representatives
2005 - 2009
Lieutenant Colonel
United States Army Reserve
2011 - 2018
Served, Special Forces Officer
United States Army Special Operations Command
1977 - 2011
Executive Director
International Charter Incorporated of Oregon Foundation
1995 - 2008
Co-Vice Executive President
International Charter Incorporated of Oregon
2006 - Current
Family Partner, North Indian Creek Ranch
1995 - 2006
Deputy Commander
Joint Special Operations Task Force in Iraq
2003 - 2004
Congressional Activist
Washington DC
1983 - 2000
Vice President
International and Government Affairs, International Charter Incorporated and National Charter Network
1993 - 1995
International Marketing Group, Evergreen International Airlines, Evergreen Agricultural Enterprises
1990 - 1993
Director of Operations
International Trask Group
1989 - 1990
Marketing Director
Network Analysis Software
1987 - 1989
Program Coordinator
GRA, Oregon State System of Higher Education
1987 - 1989
Operations Director
International Trask Limited
1984 - 1987
Business Manager
President, ASWOSC, Western Oregon State University
1983 - 1985
McMullen Custom Building
McMullen Custom Building
Fitch and Son Logging Corporation
1980 - 1981
Other Experience1 - 21 of 21
Life Member
Republican Senatorial Inner Circle
1997 - 2004
Board of Directors, AGC Foundation
1997 - 2004
National Federation of Independent Business
1998 - 2004
Republican National Committee
1996 - 2004
Board of Directors, International Charter Incorporated of Oregon Foundation
1996 - 2004
Budget Committee, Perrydale School District
1998 - 1999
Budget Committee, Central School District 13-J
1987 - 1989
Polk County Republican Central Committee
1985 - 1989
Board of Directors, Oregon Student Lobby
1984 - 1985
Budget Committee, Western Oregon State College, OSSHE
1983 - 1985
Committee Chairman
Far West United Nations Conference
Eagle Scout
Boy Scouts of America
Former Chair
Veterans and Emergency Preparedness Committee, Oregon State Senate
Former Member
Joint Committee On Legislative Policy and Research, Oregon State Senate
Former Member
Joint Committee On Legislative Counsel, Oregon State Senate
Former Member
Rules Committee, Oregon State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Finance and Revenue, Oregon State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Health Insurance Transition Committee, Oregon State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Transportation Preservation and Modernization Committee, Oregon State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Tax Reform Committee, Oregon State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Tax Credits Committee, Oregon State Senate