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To protect the health of our public and our employees during the current COVID-19 pandemic, Clackamas County has closed this office to the public, effective until at least July 6.

Please contact us by email, phone, or mail. We will work to respond as quickly as we can, but we do ask for your patience as we focus on providing public service and keeping our community and staff safe.

Phone 503-655-8581
Mail County Administration
2051 Kaen Road
Oregon City, OR 97045

The Office of the County Administrator works with the Board of County Commissioners to provide effective and quality in all county programs

County Administrator


Gary Schmidt

County Administrator Gary Schmidt serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Clackamas County and is responsible for providing overall direction to county departments and programs consistent with policy established by the BCC.

Gary is a lifelong resident of Clackamas County, a former president of Toastmasters International and was most recently the director of the county’s office of Public and Government Affairs, where he worked in various leadership roles since 2009.

Administrative Support

Clerk to the Board of Commissioners
Mary Raethke

Administrative Board Assistant 1
Christina Terwilliger

Commission Staff Manager

Drenda Howatt


Policy Advisors

Each county commissioner is assigned a dedicated policy advisor. These staff respond to citizen inquiries; resolve problems and complaints; maintain commissioner schedules; represent commissioners at public and county meetings; collaborate with departments on policy development related to initiatives; and complete research, reports and recommendations to commissioners.


Mary Jo Cartasegna

Kimberlee DeSantis

Caroline Hill

Emily Klepper

Tracy Moreland


      2051 Kaen Road Oregon City, OR 97045

      Office Hours:

      ⚠ Due to COVID-19, our offices are closed to the public until further notice. Our employees are available and working to meet your needs remotely.