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James Franklin Ross

conservationist

James Franklin Ross, American conservationist. Member of American Planning Association, Coastal States Organization (national chairman 1980-1982, executive board directors since 1979).

Background

Ross, James Franklin was born on January 28, 1941 in Coos Bay, Oregon, United States. Son of George Frank and Joyce Almira (Collver) Ross.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Oregon.

Career

County extension agent Oregon State University, 1966—1970. Executive director Local Govmt. Boundary Committee, Salem, Oregon, 1970—1972, Oregon Coasta Conservation and Development Committee, Florence, 1972—1975.

Deputy director Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development, Salem, 1975—1982. Director, since 1982. Member Sea Use Council, Seattle, since 1984.

Chairman Salem Community Relations Advisory Committee, 1972, Candalaria Local School Advisory Committee, 1978, Standard Oil Corporation of California Scholar, 1959.

Membership

Member of American Planning Association, Coastal States Organization (national chairman 1980-1982, executive board directors since 1979).

Connections

Married Karen Lee Winkel, August 10, 1963. Children: Timothy James, Molly Sue.

father:
George Frank Ross

mother:
Joyce Almira (Collver) Ross

spouse:
Karen Lee Winkel

children:
Timothy James Ross

Molly Sue Ross