About Commissioner Jayapal

Susheela Jayapal has proudly served as your District 2 Multnomah County Commissioner since January, 2019. She was born in India, and came to the United States when she was 16 to go to college. Susheela is a lawyer, whose last legal job was as General Counsel for Adidas America; and has also spent two decades as a volunteer community leader/advocate for a number of community-based organizations. Her priorities include housing and homelessness; economic justice; clean air and climate resilience; and public safety.

Learn more about Commissioner Jayapal and her staff. 

The Commissioner’s committee responsibilities include the following: 

  • Liaison, Tri County Planning Body for Supportive Housing Services 
  • Liaison, Supportive Housing Services Oversight Committee
  • Liaison and Executive Committee Member, Worksystems Workforce Development Board 
  • Liaison, Joint Policy Advisory Committee on Transportation
  • Liaison, Region 1 Area Commissioner on Transportation 
  • Liaison, Regional Tolling Advisory Committee
  • Co-chair, Earthquake Ready Burnside Bridge
  • Walnut Park Redevelopment Planning Project
  • Board Member, Association of Oregon Counties
  • Chair, Joint Task Force on Supporting Business in Reducing Diesel Emissions (2020)

Contact Us: district2@multco.us or 503-988-5219

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