Charles Gallia is a fifth generation Oregonian whose link with Clackamas County runs thorough. He and his siblings were raised by a mom, with help using their forest ranger grandfather. Together, these powerful role models gave them an appreciation of the outdoors, the cost of a quality education, so a good sense of humor even when times are tough.
Born in E. Helens and raised in Clackamas County, Gallia attended local public schools. He proceeded to get a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science including Middle East Studies Specialist Certificate as well as a 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 extremely active in region community. Charles is co-founder of the oregon Pediatric Improvement Partnership, working with public and private 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 breaking the rules make that you just 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 comply with state law.
And Gallia’s non-profit isn’t allowed for work in the state Oregon as a consequence of Gallia’s failure to file required reports.
IN The real WORLD
CHARLES GALLIA‘S FAILURES SHOULD
DISQUALIFY HIM FOR The state SENATE