Representative Kevin Cameron
Representative Kevin Cameron is a successful business owner and community leader. Through his service in the community and in business, he has proven that citizens can make a difference by getting involved in the lives of others and through leading by example.
Kevin has been married to Judy since 1982. They have two daughters who both graduated from Oregon State University. Brianne is a teacher in Hillsboro, and Amanda is part of a national retail management team. Kevin and Judy recently welcomed two son-in-laws, as both daughters were married this summer.
He is the founder and CEO of Cafe Today Restaurants and catering. Cafe Today has 7 locations in the greater Portland area. In 2000, Kevin received the Restaurateur of the Year Award from the Oregon Restaurant Association.
Rep. Cameron is an active member in the Salem community. Since 1991, he has served as a Board Member at Morningstar Community Church. He worked with the Battle Creek Little League as Softball Manager and led the All Star Team in their 1999 tournament. Kevin continues involvement with a number of community groups by giving of his time, business experience and finances. He recently completed a six years of service on the OSU Alumni Board.
Chief Justice Wallace swore Kevin Cameron into the Oregon House of Representatives on February 17, 2005. The citizens of House District 19 were without representation, and Kevin stepped up to fill the void. Since then, Kevin served on numerous committees and eventually became the Deputy Republican Leader in 2009. During the historic 2011 Legislative Session, where the House was tied 30-Republicans and 30-Democrats for the first time in Oregon’s history, Kevin served as the House Republican Leader. Throughout his life, Kevin has always had a passion and heart for community service and leadership. He is currently serving his fifth term, and is on the House Judiciary Committee, Transportation and Economic Development, and the Land Use Committee.