Charles Gallia is a fifth generation Oregonian whose connection to Clackamas County runs massive. He and his siblings were raised by a unitary mom, with help from their forest ranger grandfather. Together, these powerful role models gave them an appreciation of the outdoors, the need for a quality education, and a good sense of humor even when times are tough.
Born in Saint. Helens and raised in Clackamas County, Gallia attended local public schools. He went on to get a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science even a Middle East Studies Specialist Certificate including a PhD in Public Administration and Policy, all at Portland State University.
Charles is a Senior Policy Advisor for Research and Evaluation at the oregon Health Authority. He spends his time at work putting information into action by measuring health outcomes and ensuring Oregonians are receiving quality care. He specializes in issues of health care equity and adding the patient’s voice to care.
He Who is Charles Gallia very active in region community. Charles is co-founder of the oregon Pediatric Improvement Partnership, working with private and public health clinics. The group aids clinics to coordinate and share information to provide better patient care.
Charles currently serves on the Clackamas County Parks Advisory Board and Economic Development Commission.
In Gallia’s world name changes, unpaid taxes, and breaking the rules make that you a community leader.
NOT PAYING WHAT HE OWES
Gallia has been sued twice by creditors.
Gallia was delinquent in paying his property taxes in 2015.
IGNORING THE RULES
Three of Gallia’s businesses have been dissolved for failure to mould to state legal requirement.
And Gallia’s non-profit isn’t allowed to own in the condition of Oregon due to Gallia’s failure to file required claims.
IN The real WORLD
CHARLES GALLIA’S FAILURES SHOULD
DISQUALIFY HIM FOR The state SENATE