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Biography of Terry R. Bentley

Image of  Terry R. Bentley Terry R. Bentley
Tribal Government Relations Specialist, Western Region
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Terry R. Bentley, an enrolled member of the Karuk Tribe of California, is the Tribal Government Relations Specialist for the Pacific District covering Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, California and Alaska. A former Health Systems Specialist for VHA Roseburg, Oregon, Terry has worked for the Office of Tribal Government Relations since August 2011. Her 29-year VA career includes working at the VHA facilities in Portland and Roseburg, Oregon. During this 29-year period, 14 years were in Acquisition/Contracting. She has extensive experience in working with Tribal Governments and Tribal Communities. Terry is a graduate of Douglas High School in Winston, Oregon and attended Eastern Oregon University. Terry is married and has five children, and is the daughter of a Veteran and granddaughter of a WWII Veteran.

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