Brad Avakian
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Brad Avakian

Democrat

American politician

Portland, Oregon
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Brad Avakian

American politician
Summary
Experience
Funding
60
Years of Age
6
Years of Experience
ORResidence (state)

Bradley Paul Avakian (born February 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as a Democrat in the Oregon House, the Oregon Senate, and as the state's nonpartisan elected Labor Commissioner. He was appointed Labor Commissioner by Governor Ted Kulongoski on April 8, 2008 and subsequently elected statewide on November 4, 2008. He was re-elected in 2012 and 2014. In 2016, he was the Democratic nominee for Oregon Secretary of State and was defeated by former state representative Dennis Richardson.

Experience

Education

  (1 - 2 of 2)  
Law School, Lewis & Clark College
JD Law
1990
Oregon State University
BS Psychology
1984

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 8)  
Labor Commissioner
State of Oregon
2008
Assistant Majority Leader
Oregon State Senate
2008
Senator
Oregon State Senate
2006 - 2008
Representative
Oregon State House of Representatives
2002 - 2006
Attorney
Law Office of Avakian Bradley Professional Company
1995 - Current
Attorney
Civil Rights
1990 - 1995
Counselor
Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA)
1987 - 1990
Supervisor
Pawott Creek Ranch Counseling
1984 - 1987

Other Experience

  (1 - 2 of 13)  
Honorary Chair
Business Leadership Network
2004
Honorary Chair
Northwest Children's Theater
2004
Member
Board of Directors, Portland City Club
2001
Member
Board of Directors, Westside Family Young Men's Christian Association
1993 - 1998
President
South West Music School
1992 - 1998
Member
State Board of Psychologist Examiners
1995 - 1997
Eagle Scout
Boy Scouts of America
Co-Founder
Washington County Chapter, Oregon League of Conservation Voters
Founder
Juvenile Restitution Program, Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA)
Honorary Chair
Oregon Business Leadership Network
Co-Chair
Oregon League of Conservation Voters
1998 - 2001
Chair
Oregon Board of Psychologist Examiners
1995 - 1997
Member
Workers Compensation Task Force
1993

Campaign Funding

2014
2012
20
14
$0
Total Raised
$255
Total Spent
$0
Cash on Hand
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics