Council President, Lori Stegmann - Council Position #6
Term of Office: January 2011 – December 2014
Gresham residents elected Councilor Lori Stegmann to Gresham City Council Position 6 on Nov. 2, 2010. Councilor Stegmann was sworn into office on Jan. 4, 2011.
Councilor Stegmann grew up in Rockwood and chose to locate her Farmers Insurance agency in that same neighborhood. She has been an insurance agent for 17 years, specializing in commercial insurance.
Her prior governmental experience includes service on the Gresham Planning Commission, Rockwood Stakeholders Group and Rockwood Light Rail Station Art Committee, and as Vice Chair of the Gresham Redevelopment Commission Advisory Committee.
In her long history of community service, Councilor Stegmann has chaired Plaza del Sol Community Events in Rockwood, and served as Vice Chair of the Rockwood Business Coalition; as a Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce Board Member; and as District 2 Secretary and Past President of Soroptimist International of Gresham. She has also been a Golden Note Award recipient for her volunteer activities.
Councilor Stegmann's committee assignments as a Gresham City Councilor include the Public Safety Committee, Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce, Gresham Sister City Association and the Youth Advisory Committee.
Councilor Stegmann is a graduate of Mt. Hood Community College and Portland State University. Her daughter attends the Gresham-Barlow School District.
Her most rewarding projects include the Cinco de Mayo and Winter Family Festival celebrations held at the Plaza del Sol. “I grew up in Rockwood and have such fond memories,” she says. “I want this community and especially the kids to have that same feeling of family and home.”
Councilor Stegmann can be reached at 503-618-2627 or Lori.Stegmann@GreshamOregon.gov.