Rep. Rick Lewis
(R-Silverton) House District 18
Representative Rick Lewis was appointed to House District 18 after the resignation of Vic Gilliam. Prior to joining the legislature, Lewis served as the Mayor of Silverton and as the Chief of Police for Silverton. Representative Lewis is a life member of the Oregon Association Chiefs of Police and served as the organization’s President in 1991.
In 2005, Lewis took a six month leave of absence from the Silverton Police Department to teach the Executive Leadership Program for the Iraqi Police leadership during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
After spending three years in the United States Army and two years in the Wyoming National Guard, Lewis graduated from the University of Wyoming with a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice.
Lewis has been married to his wife Pat for 38 years. He has six grown children.