OCCUPATION: Chief of Police, Gresham


EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: B.S. Willamette University; Executive Leadership Institute; Public Safety Command College; Public Safety Management Certificate Portland State University, Hatfield School of Government

PRIOR GOVERNMENTAL EXPERIENCE: Chief of Police; Chair, Multnomah County Commission on Children, Families and Community

Community service: Head Start; Police Activities League; Human Solutions Board President; SnowCap; Kiwanis; Weed and Seed; Salvation Army Board

Carla Piluso
A Strong United Voice For All East County

Invested in East County
As Gresham 's award winning Police Chief, Carla Piluso has been committed to keeping our families safe. As Chair of the Multnomah County Commission on Children, Families and Community, as well as being a mother, Carla knows that a safe community is a healthy community.

A Proven Advocate
As a citizen advocate, Carla secured millions of dollars from the State Legislature for the East Metro Gang Enforcement Team. Throughout her career, she has fought for social services, children's programs, and Head Start funding. Carla knows that these important programs are needed to protect our kids, and keep our neighborhoods healthy, safe and crime free.

Fiscally Responsible
While keeping our streets safe, Carla Piluso manages a nearly 22 milion-dollar budget. Carla is dedicated to transparency and accountability to the public. As Chief, she has saved taxpayers thousands through efficiencies and smart budgeting and will continue to do so as your County Commissioner .

Governor Barbara Roberts
Governor Vic Atiyeh, 1979/1987
Multnomah County Commissioner Jeff Cogen
Multnomah County Commissioner Elect Deborah Kafoury
Mike Schaufler, State Representative
Tom Potter, Portland Mayor
Randy Leonard, Portland City Commissioner
Michael Schrunk, District Attorney
Paul Warr-King Gresham City Council
Lisa Barton Mullins, Fairview City Council
Ken Quinby, Fairview City Council
Cynthia O'Brien, Jean DeMaster, Hiroshi Morihara, Travis Stovall, Cathy Sherick

Crime Victims United
Stand for Children
Portland Business Alliance
Oregon State Council for Retired Citizens
Oregon Nurses Association
AFSCME Local 88, Multnomah County Employees Union
Oregon League of Conservation Voters
SEIU Local 49 & 503
Sierra Club


(This information furnished by Carla for Commissioner #4)

The above information has not been verified for accuracy by Multnomah County.