Sid Leiken, Commissioner - District 2 Springfield

Sid Leiken
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District 2 Springfield

Lane County Public Service Building
125 East 8th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97401

(541) 682-4203
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Sid Leiken

Sid Leiken was born in Roseburg, Oregon, where his family owned and operated timber and building development companies. His family eventually moved to Eugene where he graduated from South Eugene High School.

Educational Background:  Sid attended college at both University Texas/Arlington and Northwest Christian University. He later served on the board of trustees at Northwest Christian University.

Civic Service:
  Commissioner Leiken was elected to the Lane County Board of Commissioners in November, 2010, and was sworn into office January 3, 2011.  His previous civic duties have included serving on the Springfield Budget Committee, Springfield City Council from 1998-2000, and as Springfield Mayor from 2000-2010.

Community Service: Sid has served on several boards and commissions, including the Governor's Transportation Vision Committee, as Chair of the League of Oregon Cities Transportation Committee, and in 2007 was honored by his colleagues around the state with the Oregon Mayor's Association Mayor's Leadership Award, the top award given by the association.  He is past chair of the board of commissioners, having served for two consecutive years in 2012 and 2013.  He is also co-chair of the Associated Oregon Counties Transportation Committee and also serves on the AOC legislative committee.  Sid and Debbie were the 2013 chairs of the Lane Community College Foundation Harvest Dinner.  2013 was the most successful year since its inception and they raised almost $300,000.   The Harvest Dinner and auction directly benefits student scholarships and programs.

Family and Hobbies:  Sid is married to Debbie, a VP with US Bank Private Banking, and they have two sons, Zach and Gabe. Zach works for US Bank and attends LCC , and Gabe graduated from Springfield High School and is furthering his education while working at Safeway.  Commissioner Leiken's hobbies include playing golf, spending time with his family, avid Duck sports fan and he enjoys listening and playing music.