Charles Gallia is a fifth generation Oregonian whose link with Clackamas County runs deep. He and his siblings were raised by a single mom, with help using their forest ranger grandfather. Together, these powerful role models gave them an appreciation of the outdoors, the value of a quality education, in addition good sense of humor even when times are tough.
Born in E. Helens and raised in Clackamas County, Gallia attended local public schools. He left on to get a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science including Middle East Studies Specialist Certificate and also PhD in Public Administration and Policy, all at Portland State University.
Charles is a Senior Policy Advisor for Research and Evaluation at the oregon 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 also very active in the local community. Charles is co-founder of automobiles Pediatric Improvement Partnership, working with private and public health clinics. The group aids clinics to coordinate and share information to provide 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 you a 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 keep to state rules.
And Gallia’s non-profit isn’t allowed to operate in the state of Oregon Elections as a consequence of Gallia’s failure to file required files.
IN The true WORLD
CHARLES GALLIA’S FAILURES SHOULD
DISQUALIFY HIM FOR The region SENATE