Camas Council Member Shannon Roberts resigns from position

Shannon Roberts
Shannon Roberts

Roberts informed city staff of her decision Tuesday; resignation is effective immediately

Camas City Council Member Shannon Roberts announced that she will be stepping down as the Ward 1 Position 1 representative, effective immediately.     

Roberts informed staff of her decision July 26.  Roberts was elected Dec. 2, 2019, to her first term Jan. 1, 2020-Dec. 31, 2023.

“We’re very sad to see Shannon leave, but we certainly appreciate her dedication to the City during her time on the council,” said Camas Mayor Steve Hogan. “We wish her the best on her future endeavors and thank her for her service,” he said.

A Camas resident since 2015, Roberts is originally from northeast Tennessee and is a veteran of the U.S. Navy.  Roberts was appointed to the following committees during her time as a council member:

  • Georgia-Pacific Mill Advisory Committee (GPAC) Liaison
  • Homelessness Strategy Committee Liaison
  • Lodging Tax Advisory Committee Liaison
  • North Shore Subarea Plan Steering Committee
  • Parks & Recreation Commission Liaison
  • Planning Commission Liaison
  • Public Safety Committee Liaison
  • Salary Commission

Officials with the city are determining the timeline for the application process and will be providing that information in the coming weeks. Once defined, the City Council will discuss the process of filling the council seat vacancy.

Camas seeking Community Development director

The city of Camas is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Community Development Director. 

  • Anticipated hiring range of $123,000-148,000, depending on qualifications.
  • Competitive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance…
  • Pension with the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems.  

Deadline to apply is 5 p.m., Wed., Aug.31

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