General County Budget Committee

In accordance with state law, 5 community members serve on the budget committee, alongside the Board of County Commissioners. The community members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.

The committee meets late May through early June of each fiscal year to deliberate and approve the General County Budget. They also meet an additional 2 to 3 times per year to receive updates on the budget process.


County commissioners

  • Jim Bernard
  • Sonya Fischer
  • Ken Humberston
  • Paul Savas
  • Martha Schrader

Citizen members

Name Term Appointed Term ends
Jeff Caton
Happy Valley
3rd 2/6/12 6/30/19
Shaun Coldwell
Lake Oswego
1st 9/12/17 6/30/20
Tom Feely
1st 10/24/16 6/30/19
Jan Lee
1st 9/27/18 6/30/21
Wilda Parks
2nd 11/4/14 6/30/20
  • terms span 3 years
  • vacancies filled by the Board of County Commissioners
  • incumbents must reapply to be considered for subsequent terms

Additional budget committees

Commissioners also sit alongside five board-appointed community members to approve budgets for the following agencies for which the board serves as the governing body:

  • Clackamas County Extension & 4-H Service District
  • Clackamas County Service District #5 (CCSD#5) – street lighting district
  • Development Agency – urban renewal district
  • Enhanced Law Enforcement District
  • Library District of Clackamas County
  • North Clackamas Parks & Recreation District (NCPRD)
  • Water Environment Services

More information on county budget committees