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Martha Schrader

Martha Schrader was elected to the Clackamas County Board of Commissioners in May 2012. In 2014, she was appointed vice chair of the board. She previously served as Commissioner from 2003 to 2009 and has also served as Commission Chair. She also served as a State Senator from 2009 to 2011.

Commissioner Martha SchraderMartha holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University, a Master's degree from the University of Illinois, and has completed advanced coursework in public policy and administration at Portland State University.

Martha’s priorities:

  • Supporting the interests of all citizens, with specific interests in small and medium-sized businesses, families, veterans and seniors.
  • Ensuring that Clackamas County keeps its unique mix of urban, rural and residential neighborhoods that make it so special.
  • Building coalitions and communities. She has served on the Workforce Investment Council of Clackamas County and served on the boards of the Clackamas Heritage Partners, Clackamas County Business Alliance, and Clackamas Women’s Services.
  • Supporting the land use process, as she was the County’s designated land use expert on the Metropolitan Policy Advisory Committee (MPAC) and one of four voting members on Metro’s Regional Reserves Steering Committee.
  • Commissioner Schrader has long been an advocate for sustainable farming, agriculture investment and rural economic growth. As an appointee by Governor Kitzhaber to the Oregon Solutions team, Commissioner Schrader is a co-convener with Dean Shelly Parini of Clackamas Community College on the Food System ONEStop project, which leverages technical and financial resources to create a virtual hub for urban and rural partners. This effort is in response to Clackamas County’s Agriculture Investment Plan, and, as an Oregon Solution project, will create a model that could be replicated in other parts of the state.
  • She also serves on the Economic Development Committee for National Association of Counties.

Contact Your Commissioners

Mailing address
2051 Kaen Rd.
Oregon City, OR 97045
Phone Number
(503) 655-8581
Email address

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