State Representative Caddy McKeown is a Democratic member of the Oregon House of Representatives, representing the 9th District since 2013. She was a member of the Coos County school board for 11 years and was the vice chair of the Board of Commissioners of the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay. McKeown was born in Coos Bay in 1951. She is a 4th generation Oregonian. Her husband is a former City Councilor and two-term mayor of Coos Bay. She attended the University of Oregon in Eugene, before transferring to Oregon State University where she earned a degree in horticulture in 1974. She was a member of and the board Secretary of the Energy Trust of Oregon.