Commissioners Smith and Schrader meet with U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley in Washington D.C. to discuss the county's federal legislative priorities.
White House Rural Council - Made in Rural America Regional Forum
Commissioner Schrader spoke at the forum on Aug. 28 - which featured local business owners and representatives from the Small Business Administration. Clackamas County Business and Economic Development co-hosted the event with the National Association of Counties, held at the Abernethy Center. The forum focused on resources and opportunities for rural businesses.
Clackamas County- First Place Digital Counties Survey - 2014
Commissioner Schrader was invited to attend the Digital Government Center’s awards ceremony last month in New Orleans, as part of the National Association of Counties conference. She and Clackamas County Chief Information Officer Dave Cummings are pictured with Digital Government staff, who presented Cummings with a Digital Counties Survey First Place award for dedication to public service and forging partnerships that proactively address rapidly changing citizen demands and expectations in technology.
July 10, 2014
Clackamas County Commissioners Martha Schrader and Jim Bernard met with Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum to showcase regional successes in public safety and discuss the increasing need for support in child and domestic welfare in the region. The meeting was held at the Children’s Center with Director Barbara Peschiera. Also in attendance were District Attorney John Foote and Undersheriff Matt Ellington.
Clackamas County Commissioner Martha Schrader hosted the Clackamas Food System ONEStop Declaration of Cooperation Signing Ceremony on April 24 at Our Table Cooperative Farm. Commissioner Paul Savas also attended. Learn more about ONEStop.
Area of Outreach Town Hall
Commissioner Schrader visited with citizens during a town hall meeting at the Gladstone Center for Children and Families on Nov. 5. The town hall was hosted by family Stepping Stones Relief Nursery. The BCC began a pilot project this year called “Areas of Outreach” where they spend time focusing on one of five areas of the county, and will rotate every 6 months. Commissioner Schrader’s current area covers the cities of Gladstone, Johnson City and Milwaukie. CPOs include Jennings Lodge, Oak Grove Community Council, Southgate and Clackamas.
Stafford Basin Trail Rosemont Extension
Commissioner Schrader (far left) attends the Stafford Basin Trail Rosemont Extension Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Sept. 7.
2013 Clackamas County Fair August 13, 2013
Commissioner Schrader visits with State Rep. (and former Clackamas County Commissioner) Bill Kennemer.
Commissioners Smith and Schrader hand out candy to all the kids on the Kiddie Capers Parade route before the official opening of the Clackamas County Fair and Rodeo.
North Willamette Research and Extension Center
On July 3, 2013, Commissioner Schrader toured the North Willamette Research and Extension Center (NWREC), Oregon State University's only agriculture field research station located in the northwestern part of the state. To learn more, visit their site.
Commissioner Schrader talks with an OSU post-doctoral researcher studying the growth and productivity of root development in organic berries.
Commissioner Schrader with NWREC Director Mike Bondi (left) and student interns working on NWREC land for the summer. Behind them are the largest organic blueberry and organic blackberry plots in the world - on certified farm land.
Commissioner Martha Schrader tours the Clackamas River and the former Blue Heron site. Clackamas County is supporting efforts to redevelop the site as part of the Willamette Falls Legacy heritage project.
2013 State Legislative Dinner
The county hosted a state legislative dinner on Jan. 31 at the Museum of the Oregon Territory. State legislators attended along with county elected officials, department directors and Clackamas County Commissioners to learn more about county legislative priorities for 2013.
Commissioner Martha Schrader talks with County Treasurer Shari Anderson.
Commissioner Schrader and Rep. Julie Parrish.
Newly-elected Commissioner Martha Schrader during the Jan. 7, 2013 swearing-in ceremony for elected officials.