OCCUPATION: Multnomah County Sheriff

OCCUPATIONAL BACKGROUND: Multnomah County Sheriff's Office 1960-89. Deputy, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Chief Deputy. Patrol, Records, Narcotics, Detectives, Corrections; Owner/ President Skipper & Jordan Nursery Inc. 1994-2008; S3 Manufacturing Inc., Secretary/ Treasurer, 2001-2008.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: AA Applied Science and Criminal Justice, PCC; Sandy High School .

PRIOR GOVERNMENTAL EXPERIENCE : Multnomah County Sheriff 1989-1994; Gresham Barlow Education Foundation Board Member 1995-98; Orient School Board Member 1970-78; President Orient School Parent Teachers Association, 1968-1970.

“Citizens of Multnomah County deserve elected leaders who keep their commitments. As your Sheriff I will be fiscally responsible, honest, and work with Commissioners and public safety leaders as I continue to rebuild credibility in Multnomah County .”
Bob Skipper

“A leader must be honest, respected, professional, and dedicated to the constituents they serve and to the employees who work for them. Sheriff Skipper exemplifies all of these qualities. At this critical time in Multnomah County he deserves our vote.”

Chaplain Ed Stelle

“ Bob Skipper has enormous experience in law enforcement and is a man full of integrity and dignity. The MCSO Deputy Sheriff's Association endorses Skipper for Sheriff.”

DSA President Todd Shanks

“No one is better prepared to lead the Sheriff's Office and deliver to the people the professional service they require than Bob Skipper .”

Former Multnomah County Chair and Sheriff Don Clark

“Sheriff Skipper has been a breath of fresh air at Multnomah County . He is reasonable, collaborative, fair and totally committed to protecting our public safety.”

Multnomah County Commissioner Jeff Cogen

Multnomah County Leaders, Mayors and Sheriff's Join in Supporting Bob Skipper :

Chair Ted Wheeler; Commissioner Lonnie Roberts; Commissioner Lisa Naito; Commissioner Maria Rojo de Steffey; Candidate for Commissioner Diane McKeel; District Attorney Michael Schrunk.

Gresham Mayor Shane Bemus; Wood Village Mayor Dave Fuller; Fairview Mayor Mike Weatherby; Troutdale Mayor Paul Thalhofer; Maywood Park Mayor Mark Hardie; Portland Mayor Tom Potter; Portland Mayor-elect Sam Adams.

Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts; Washington County Sheriff Rob Gordon; Former Multnomah County Sheriff's Fred Pearce, John Bunnell and Dan Noelle.


(This information furnished by Friends to Elect Sheriff Bob Skipper )

The above information has not been verified for accuracy by Multnomah County.