Pam Marsh was first elected to represent House District 5 – Southern Jackson County – in 2016 and was reelected to a fourth term in 2022.

Her current committee appointments include:

  • Chair, House Interim Committee on Climate, Energy and Environment
  • Member, House Interim Committee on Agriculture, Land Use, Water and Natural Resources
  • Member, House Interim Committee on Revenue
  • Member, Joint Committee on Legislative Policy and Research

Prior to joining the Oregon Legislature, Pam served on the Ashland City Council for four years, and as a member and chair of the Ashland Planning Commission, and member of the Ashland Charter Review Committee.

From 2006-2012 Pam worked as Deputy Director of OnTrack Rogue Valley, a local nonprofit providing drug and alcohol prevention and treatment. She served as Executive Director of Ashland Emergency Food Bank from 2012-2016.

Pam has lived in Southern Oregon since 1994, when she and her husband moved their four children from Palo Alto, California, to the mountains above Ashland. For a decade she was actively involved in the management and operation of Green Springs Inn and Cabins.

In Palo Alto, Pam worked for a state legislator, managed a cities association, and served in a variety of governmental and nonprofit volunteer positions.