Liz operated her own small businesses for more than 18 years. She owned and operated an advertising agency and a retail art gallery. As an elected member of the Camas City Council from 2003 to 2007 she advocated for lowering taxes and more government efficiency with a strong and consistent voting record of responsible fiscal policy. Liz is the founder of the successful Camas First Friday Art Walk.
Liz operates Shangri-La Farm, a small scale sustainable farm in Fern Prairie, was a volunteer co-organizer for the Washougal Farmers’ Market and is an avid promoter of the “buy local food” movement.
Raised on a Brush Prairie dairy farm as one of 13 children, she is a graduate of Battle Ground High School and the Jennifer Dunn Leadership Institute. Early in her career, she worked for The Reflector Newspaper and has two grown children, Richard and Julianne.
Liz is a Divisional Board Member of Umpqua Bank, co-founder of Aviation Career Days at Grove Field, now in its fifth year, and is a member of the National Rifle Association.
Liz ran marathons for more than 25 years and she is a Hawaii Ironman Triathlon finisher. She is an extremely hard worker and she wants to continue focusing her passion and energy to serving the citizens of the 18th District.