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Meet the Council

  • Mayor - Karylinn Echols

    Karylinn EcholsKarylinn Echols was appointed and sworn into the position of Mayor on June 29, 2020. Her term runs through the November election. Mayor Echols was originally re-elected to the Gresham City Council in the November 2012 election and was sworn into a four-year term on Jan. 8, 2013.

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    Council Position 1 - Jerry W. Hinton

    Jerry W. HintonCouncilor Jerry Hinton was elected to Council Position 1 in November 2012 and sworn into office on Jan. 8, 2013. He was re-elected and sworn into office for a second term on January 3, 2017.

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    Council Position 2 - Eddy Morales

    Eddy Morales Thumbnail ImageCouncilor Eddy Morales was elected to a four-year term for Council Position 2 in November 2018 and sworn into office on January 8, 2019.

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    Council Position 3 - Vincent Jones Dixon

    Vincent Jones-Dixon - Thumbnail ImageCouncil Position 3 was vacated by Karylinn Echols upon her appointment to Mayor, and City Council appointed Vincent Jones-Dixon as Councilor on July 21.

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    Council Position 4 - Mario Palmero

    Mario PalmeroCouncilor Mario Palmero was appointed by Council to this open seat on Dec. 18, 2012, and was elected to his second four-year term Nov. 7, 2018. He was sworn into office on Jan. 8, 2019.

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    Council Position 5 - David Widmark

    David WidmarkCouncilor David Widmark was elected to serve in Gresham City Council position 5 in November 2016 and was sworn into office on January 3, 2017.

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    Council Position 6 - Janine Gladfelter

    Janine GladfelterCouncilor Janine Gladfelter was appointed by Council to this vacant seat on Jan. 24, 2017, and was elected to the position Nov. 7, 2018. Her current four-year term runs through Dec. 31, 2022.

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