“Let’s keep David. I have known and worked with David at the local and state level on important issues to Tillamook County over many years even when he was not a Commissioner. I have found him to be fully engaged in the issues important to Tillamook County. He cares deeply about the County and works hard to help make Tillamook County the best it can be. He’s got more work to do. Let’s keep him.”
Mark Labhart, Former Tillamook County Commissioner
"Long before David was a Commissioner, we admired his efforts to balance the environment, community, tourism and business. We know, first hand he is very committed to the environment, healthy watersheds and clean water. We have worked alongside David on important issues in Tillamook County and support his leadership."
Phil and Julie Chick, Nehalem
"David is an extremely hard worker and supports a balanced approach in managing our natural resources. He sees both the details and the big picture. He has made an excellent Commissioner."
Doug Olson, Pacific City; Chair, Tillamook County Budget Committee
"I am thrilled to endorse David Yamamoto for County Commissioner. David and I have worked together on emergency preparedness for several years. He is a very thoughtful listener who is committed to the people and issues of Tillamook County."
Marge Jozsa, Neskowin; Former CEO Rinehart Clinic in Wheeler; President, Board of Directors, South Tillamook County Emergency Volunteer Corps
"I have had the privilege to participate in many meetings with Commissioner Yamamoto over the years. He always comes prepared, professional & willing to listen to all parties and compromise when necessary."
Barbara Rodriguez, Oceanside
"David has made issues surrounding our local industries a priority in his tenure. He asks good questions, listens carefully to the answers, and takes a balanced approach to problem solving."
Bill Hagerty, Cloverdale; Director, Tillamook County Soil and Water Conservation District; Retired logger and dairy farmer
"He is a man of integrity and he gets the job done."
Earl Engle, Neskowin
"Tillamook County will desperately need a commissioner with experience to help guide it through the challenging times ahead. As one who has worked with Commissioner Yamamoto and his opponent, I can unequivocally state that Commissioner Yamamoto leads his opponent in experience, competence and disposition necessary to serve with the Board of County Commissioners."
Bill Baertlein, Tillamook County Commissioner
"David is a highly qualified individual to serve on the County Commission. His years of selfless service in support of economic interests, including State and County fisheries, have earned my enthusiastic support. Tillamook County Simply deserves the best."
John Holloway, Co-Chair, Recreational Fishing Alliance - Oregon Chapter; Chairman, Groundfish Advisory Panel, Pacific Fisheries Management Council; Member, Oregon Ocean Policy Advisory Council.
"Let me define a leader. He must have vision and passion and not be afraid of any problem. Instead,he should know how to defeat it. Most importantly, he must work with integrity. David is a good man, and he sticks to his principles: a man of honesty and hard work, integrity."
Larry and Pamela Zweifel, Tillamook; Zweifel Farms
"Accessibility to David is one of his hallmarks, as well as his willingness to listen."
Alex Sifford, Neskowin; Past Council Coordinator, Nestucca Neskowin and Sand Lake Watershed Council
"David Yamamoto is my choice for County Commissioner. His sound business experience and his knowledge of the Tillamook County environment has served our citizens well."
Leila Salmon, Manzanita
"Commissioner Yamamoto has demonstrated his commitment to this County and those of us that live here. I support him in his candidacy to continue his important work as a Tillamook County Commissioner."
Susan Amort, Neskowin; President, Pacific City Nestucca Valley Chamber of Commerce
"Commissioner David Yamamoto is a champion for Tillamook County with a proven track record. Yamamoto is an effective, outgoing leader. Throughout his time in office, he has been proactive on challenging issues and sought to build partnership and understanding through mutual respect and dialogue. This is exactly the kind of leadership we need."
David Kunert, Tillamook