Dick Schouten

Dick Schouten

Commissioner Dick Schouten represents District 1, the Aloha, Beaverton, Cooper Mountain and Reedville area. He has served the Washington County Board of Commissioners since June 2000.
Commissioner Schouten's family migrated from the Netherlands to California when he was four. Following a childhood spent in Fresno, he completed his undergraduate work at Santa Clara University and earned his law degree from UCLA. After serving as legal counsel for California cities, Mr. Schouten, his wife and two daughters moved to Washington County in 1992.
Commissioner Schouten represented the "Make Our Park Whole Committee", which helped obtain a 22-acre addition to the Tualatin Hills Nature Park. In 2003 he was awarded the  "Legislator of the Year" by the Oregon Parks Providers.  
Community Involvement
Commissioner Schouten has served on the following boards and committees:
  • Centro Cultural Board of Directors
  • Metro's Active Transportation Council
  • Bridges to Housing Portland Regional Steering Committee
  • Homeless Plan Advisory Committee
  • Community Action, Board of Directors
  • Regional Disaster Preparedness Organization Board
  • Westside Transportation Alliance Board
  • Community Development Block Grant Policy Advisory Board
  • Creative Arts Network (CAN)
  • Clean Water Services (CWS)

January 2013 - December 2016

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Washington County, Oregon, Commissioner District 1

Representing Urban Area to the East

District 1 includes much of Beaverton, Aloha, Cooper Mountain and Reedville.

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