Greg Walden is a Representative from Oregon. Born in The Dalles, Oregon in 1957, he earned his B.S. from the University of Oregon in 1981. Before serving in Congress, he was a member of the Oregon state house of representatives from 1989-1995 and a member of the Oregon state senate from1995-1997. He was elected as a Republican to the 106th and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1999-present).