Assistant Republican Leader Rep. Cliff Bentz
(R-Ontario) House District 60
Representative Cliff Bentz earned a bachelor’s degree cum laude from Eastern Oregon State College in La Grande. Three years later, he earned his Juris Doctorate from the Lewis & Clark Northwestern School of Law in Portland.
He has lived in Ontario since 1977 and has worked as a practicing lawyer and partner at Ytturi Rose law firm in Ontario, as well as a farm owner. Rep. Bentz and his wife. Lindsay Norman, DVM, have been married for over 24 years and have two grown children.
Rep. Bentz previously served on the Oregon Water Resources Commission, and as a member of the Ontario 8C School Board. He was elected to the House of Representatives in 2008.