Clackamas County Commissioner Tootie Smith has been selected to fill a member-at-large seat on the Association of Oregon Counties (AOC) Board of Directors. President Earl Fisher made the appointment. As a member of the board, Commissioner Smith will also serve as a member of the AOC legislative committee.
Smith was elected to the Clackamas County Board of Commissioners in November 2012. Prior to that she was a state representative from 2001 to 2005 where she served on several key committees including Ways and Means and as deputy majority leader.
“I am proud to be asked to serve on the AOC Board of Directors where I can promote advocacy for Clackamas County and all of Oregon’s counties,” Smith said.
She has owned a local business for 25 years and is a fourth generation farmer, a former journalist and lobbyist, and has served as a chief financial officer for several corporations.
Commissioner Smith resides on a Mulino-area hazelnut farm with her family.
The AOC was organized in 1906 to provide a forum for information sharing and consensus development among Oregon counties.
Working with counties, other local government associations and county affiliate and associate organizations, AOC advocates and coordinates on behalf of counties with the state legislature, state agencies, Congress and federal agencies.
For more information, contact Tracy Moreland, Clackamas County Public and Government Affairs, 503-655-8520 or email@example.com.