Charles Gallia is a fifth generation Oregonian whose connection to Clackamas County runs deep. He and his siblings were raised by a unitary mom, with help from their forest ranger grandfather. Together, these powerful role models gave them an appreciation of the outdoors, the need for a quality education, in addition to good sense of humor even when times are tough.
Born in St. Helens and raised in Clackamas County, Gallia attended local public schools. He went 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 cars 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 neighborhood 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 revealing the rules make 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 legal requirement.
And Gallia’s non-profit is not allowed to manage in the state of Oregon generated by Gallia’s failure to file required research.
IN The real WORLD
CHARLES GALLIA’S FAILURES SHOULD
DISQUALIFY HIM FOR The state SENATE