Come to the Forum for the Washington County Commissioner Seat!

All eight confirmed candidates in the race for three open county commissioner seats in Washington County for the May election will participate in a forum hosted by Washington County Thrives, on Friday, April 20, at 7:30 a.m. at the Tigard Public Library. Candidates will respond to questions about increasing resources for affordable housing, workforce training, and early learning for children 0–6.


Admission is free with RSVP ( Light continental breakfast will be served. ASL and Spanish interpretation will be available on site.


Dana Haynes of Pamplin Media and Yanely Rivas of Unite Oregon will co-moderate the forum. Confirmed candidate participants include County Commissioner At-Large candidates: Bob Terry, Kathryn A Harrington, Ryan Deckert, Shabba Woodley; County Commissioner District 2 candidates: Greg Malinowski, Pam Treece; County Commissioner District 4 candidates: Jerry W Willey, Kimberly Culbertson.


“Washington County Thrives is a long-standing, diverse collaborative of organizations working to improve access to essential resources that all residents need to prosper, such as affordable housing, workforce training, and early learning,” said Glenn Montgomery, executive director of Vision Action Network and co-convener of Thrives. “The collaborative recognizes that political will is vital, and this county commissioner forum is an opportunity to learn where our candidates stand on the issues.”


For more information, visit or contact Glenn Montgomery at

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