Chris Parta currently serves as a government affairs consultant for C and E Systems in Portland, Oregon.
Chris represents various clients including legal associations, environmental projects, and human service
providers by advocating for them in the state legislature and administrative agencies.
Parta attended the University of San Diego, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Ocean Studies,
emphasis in political science with a Pacific Rim focus. He has worked as a Sea Grant State Fellow in the California Senate,
an IT administrator, and as a government contractor for the U.S. Navy.
More recently, Chris graduated from Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon earning his Juris Doctorate with a certificate
in environmental law. He is a current member of the Oregon State Bar Association.
Chris resides in Beaverton, Oregon with his wife and 5-year-old son.