Ron Noble currently represents Oregon House District 24, a central portion of the new 6th Congressional District including the communities of McMinnville, Hillsboro, Lafayette, Carlton, Dundee and Yamhill.
Prior to serving in the legislature, Ron had a 28-year career as a police officer and served as Chief of Police for the City of McMinnville from 2006 to 2014. In this position, Ron led a team of over 50 employees, support staff, volunteers and technicians, and oversaw and implemented a $7 million budget.
Following his retirement as McMinnville Police Chief, Ron had the opportunity to serve as the Director of Campus Public Safety for Linfield College from 2014 to 2018. Ron built relationships and worked with students and faculty alike to solve problems and develop new strategies for helping Linfield to become a safer environment for students, faculty and staff.
A resident of the Willamette Valley for over 46 years, Ron has been married to his beautiful wife Sue for 38 years. They have four sons and one daughter and are grandparents to nine.
Ron is active in his local church and participates in a variety of community groups and events. Ron also served as President of the Oregon Association Chiefs of Police from 2013-2014, and as a founding Board Member of Crisis Chaplaincy Services, a non-profit providing compassion in the midst of crisis throughout several Oregon counties.
Ron is running for Congress in Oregon’s newly created sixth congressional district which includes all of Polk and Yamhill counties, an area of Marion County that includes Salem and portions of Washington and Clackamas counties. He announced his campaign for Congress in December of 2021.