Mayor John Turner

mayor john turner being sworn inCity Hall
500 SW Dorion Ave.
Pendleton, OR 97801

Term Ending: December 31, 2020

  • Phone Number: (c) 541-922-8605
  • E-mail: jturneratci.pendleton.or.us
  • Address: 701 NW 23rd Street, Pendleton

Educational Information:

  • BA, Political Science, University of Oklahoma 1975
  • MA, Political Science, Catholic University of America, 1989
  • Current Occupation:
  • Retired

Employment History:

  • Colonel, U.S. Marine Corps 1975-2003
  • President, Blue Mountain Community College, 2004-2013

Community Service:

  • Port Commissioner, Port of Umatilla 2008-2016
  • Round Up City Development Corporation 2004-2016
  • Rotary Club of Pendleton 2003-2016
  • Oregon Solutions Convener for Pendleton Housing 2011
  • Columbia River Umatilla Solutions Team member 2010
  • Umatilla Army Depot Local Reuse Authority 2008-2014
  • Pendleton Housing Study Chairman 2016
  • Past Chairman of the Oregon Community College Association Board
  • Blue Mountain Community College Foundation –ex officio member

Awards:

  • Pendleton Chamber of Commerce “Boss of the Year” 2010
  • BMCC “Making a Difference” Award 2013

Hobbies:

  • Hunting, fishing, golf, reading

Family:

  • Wife, Gail
  • Son, Barrett and Daughter-in-Law, Beth (five grandsons)
  • Daughter, Hayley