Jeffery Merkley

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U.S. Senate (Oregon Jr)


Family: Wife: Mary; 2 Children: Johnathon, Brynne

Born: 10/24/1956 Eugene, OR

Home: Portland, Oregon

Religion: Christian

Education: MA, Princeton University, 1982 BA, Stanford University, 1979

Profession: Budget and Policy Analyst, Congressional Budget Office National Security Analyst, Department of Defense

Political: Senator, United States Senate, 2009-present Speaker of the House, Oregon State House of Representatives, 2007-2008 Representative, Oregon State House of Representatives, 1998-2008 Democratic Leader, Oregon State House of Representatives

Organization Membership: Director of Housing Development, Human Solutions Founder, People's Investment Opportunity Program Executive Director, Portland Habitat for Humanity Founder, Walk for Humanity President, World Affairs Council of Oregon


Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs


Environment and Public Works

Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

Subcommittee on Children and Families

Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety

Subcommittee on Economic Policy

Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety

Subcommittee on Financial Institutions

Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development

Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife