George Poling

Eugene City Councilor, Ward 4
Term: January 2015 - January 2019

George Poling125 East 8th Avenue, 2nd floor, Eugene, Oregon 97401
Phone: 541-517-3110
FAX: 541-344-7927 (Fax)

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Current Council Assignments  
  • Budget Committee
  • Intergovernmental Relations Committee
  • Travel Lane County Executive Committee and Board 
  • Lane Workforce Council, Chair
  • Lane Workforce Executive Board
  • Lane Council of Governments (alternate)
  • Lane Transit District—EMX Steering Committee
Professional Background
  • Retired law enforcement officer; 1972-2001
  • Costa Mesa Police Department; Costa Mesa, California
  • Lane County Sheriff's Office; Eugene, Oregon
Educational Background
  • Masters Studies in Public Administration; 1974-1976—California State University, Long Beach and Fullerton
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminology/Law Enforcement; 1972—California State University, Long Beach
  • 3,000 CEUs in Law Enforcement and Corrections--Department of Public Safety Standards and Training
Military Background
  • United States Marine Corps Reserves, Staff Sergeant E-6; 1972-1980; 1985-1988
Special Interests and Concerns
  • Public Safety: Supporting fire, EMS services, and adequate police coverage
  • Transportation: Championing road maintenance and improvements
  • Economic Stability: Fostering job creation and business investments—treating all businesses fairly