Salem— On Thursday, Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek (D-Portland) announced the upcoming house committee assignments for the 2015 legislative session. Representative Elect Dan Rayfield (D-Corvallis), who won in the November general election to represent House District 16, was chosen to serve on four high-profile committees.
In addition to the full Joint Ways and Means Committee, Rayfield will serve on three others; Co-Chair on the Joint Ways and Means Subcommittee on Natural Resources, Vice-Chair of Consumer Protection and Government Efficiency, and the House Rules Committee.
Rayfield, an attorney from Corvallis, was very honored and excited for this appointment to these influential committees. “This will be a great opportunity to fight for Oregonians and to represent our community in Salem,” said Rayfield.
“As an attorney I know the importance of standing up for people who need help. As the Vice-Chair of Consumer Protection and Government Efficiency, I look forward to continuing the important work of prioritizing the needs of Oregonians,” Rayfield added.
Rep. Elect Rayfield will be sworn in on January 12th. He lives in Corvallis with his wife Amanda and son Adam.