Dick Schouten

Dick Schouten, Washington County Commissioner -  District 1

Commissioner Dick Schouten has represented Aloha, Beaverton, and Cooper Mountain area since June 2000. 
Commissioner Schouten has represented Aloha, Beaverton and Cooper Mt. since June of 2000.  Mr. Schouten's family migrated from the Netherlands when he was four. Following a Fresno childhood, he completed his undergraduate work at Santa Clara University and law degree from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). After serving as legal counsel for California cities and special districts, the Commissioner, 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 2014, the Intertwine Alliance gave Commissioner Schouten a "Force of Nature Award" and in 2015, Community Partners for Affordable Housing gave him a "Kerkof Award" for effective affordable housing advocacy.
Community Involvement
  • Centro Cultural of Washington County, Board of Directors
  • Clean Water Services (CWS), Board of Directors
  • Regional Disaster Preparedness Organization Board
  • Washington County Museum, Board of Directors

January 2017 to December 2020

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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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