ECOS, GEOS and KS Wild are proudly co-sponsoring an evening with Bill Bradbury entitled "Climate Reality: Connecting the dots between our extreme weather, Oregon's energy needs and the global reality of a warming climate."
Thursday, November 15
Stevenson Union 330
Former Secretary of State Bill Bradbury Bill Bradbury, a dynamic and engaging public speaker, was first elected as a State Representative in 1980. For fourteen years he served in the Oregon Legislature, representing the southern Oregon coast. He was elected to the State Senate in 1984, where he was elected Senate Majority Leader in 1986 and Senate President in 1993. From 1999-2009 Bill served as Oregon's Secretary of State.
Bill's career has focused on environmental protection and economic development. He worked to pass legislation to establish Small Business Development Centers at community colleges and he developed the Salmon and Trout Enhancement Program (STEP). Billwas also responsible for first implementing Oregon's hugely successful vote by mail system.
Bill was a member of Al Gore's first "An Inconvenient Truth" training team and has given more than 300 presentations throughout Oregon. Bradbury was appointed to the Northwest Power and Conservation Council in 2010 as one of two Representatives from Oregon.