OFRW President Jan Williamson 2016-17 - Biography


Janice R. Williamson

4065 Mandy Ave SE

Salem, OR 97302



Born in St. Louis, MO, raised in suburbs around Kansas City with various relatives and boarding school.  Moved to AZ in 1957.  Lived in WA, CA, before moving to Salem, OR in 1991.  Attended Phoenix College, Scottsdale Comm. College, Rio Salado Comm. College, Chemeketa Comm. College.

AZ, Motorola, Inc., Phoenix 1962 – 1982 the last five years as a Senior Process Technician.

AZ, small business owner, Rodeo Photography, Banquets, Weddings, Pony Girl, Groom

CA, small business owner, Riding and Barrel Racing Instructor; Photography

In Salem, Ashton Photo – Printer and Line Leader, 1991-1996

Salem, Sky Sport Hobby Shop – Inventory Control, Sales, 1999-2005;

Oregon Republican Party – Compliance Administrator – 2007-2008.



Oregon Federation of Republican Women, Chair of “Campaign Promotion” 2014–2015

Capitol City Republican Women, 2nd Vice President 2015, Chair of three Committees: Publicity, Parliamentarian, and Capitol Liaison

Oregon Republican Party, special aid to Margie Hughes, Executive Director, 6/2013 to present

Past Activity:

CCRW 2014, 1st Vice President; Chair of four committees: Parliamentarian, Capitol Liaison, Publicity, Membership

CCRW 2013: Chair of three committees, Capitol Liaison, Parliamentarian, Publicity

CCRW 2012: Immediate Past President

CCRW 2011: President

CCRW 2010: 2nd Vice President, Chair – “Caring for America”

CCRW 2009: Newsletter Editor 2009 - 2011

CCRW 2008: Chair – “Caring for America”

Oregon Federation of Republican Women, 2011 – 2013; Chair – “Caring for America”; Attended the NFRW Biennial Convention 2011, 2013, 2015; Attended NFRW Leadership & Fundraising Workshops, 2013; 2015 NFRW Leadership/ Fundraising Class, Membership Workshop

Marion County Republican Central Committee: 2010 - 2012 Chairwoman; Chair –    “Lincoln Day Dinner” – 2010; 2009, Corresponding Secretary.  Delegate to the MCRCC and ORP Central Committee 2008 – 2014; Elected PCP 2008 – Present


Oregon Republican Party: Employed as Compliance Administrator 2007 – 2008, Delegate to ORP Central Committee 2008 – 2014.  Delegate to the ORP Platform Conventions from 2009, 2011, 2013 and Chaired or Vice Chaired three Planks.  Volunteer from 2000.  Chair - ORP St. Fair Booth, 2008, 2012

Awards:Won the NFRW National Award and OFRW State Award for “Campaign Volunteer Hours”- 2009 – 2011.

Received the “ORP Chairman’s Award for Exceptional Service Above and Beyond” for 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013