Jonathan Schlueter

Government Relations Manager at Washington County

Jonathan Schlueter currently serves as Government Relations Manager for Washington County, where he directs the local, state and federal issues and interests for Oregon’s second largest county. In that role, Jonathan works closely with the County’s Board of Commissioners in developing public policy, crafting speeches and public statements, and representing the County in public meetings and events.
Prior to joining the County in 2012, Schlueter served for eight years as executive director of Westside Economic Alliance (WEA). The non-profit organization represents both the public and private sectors, and advocates for thoughtful community development, improved cooperation between government jurisdictions, and a strong local business climate on the Westside of the Portland metropolitan region.
Prior to joining WEA in 2004, Schlueter served for 20 years as executive vice president of the Portland-based Pacific Northwest Grain and Feed Association, where he was the primary spokesman for 230 agri-business companies operating throughout Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana.
Schlueter earned bachelor’s degrees in both political science and speech communications from Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR. He and his wife Pam have lived in Washington County for more than 40 years, where they have raised their two sons, and currently reside in south Beaverton. Jonathan is an avid fisherman, and a devoted fan of the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Cubs.

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