Meet Your Council

Mayor Tim Knapp has served since 2009 as the top-elected official of the City of Wilsonville, where he has helped to lead efforts in economic development, regional community relations and “smart-growth” urban-development strategies. Mayor Knapp was re-elected in the November 2016 election to a third four-year-long term of office.

Mayor Knapp was first appointed to fill a vacancy on the Wilsonville City Council in November 2003, and was subsequently elected as a City Councilor in 2004. At the time of his appointment he was a member of the city’s Development Review Board, which reviews and takes quasi-judicial action on land-use applications, and serving as president-elect of the local chamber of commerce.

Since 2011, Mayor Knapp has served as the Clackamas County Cities representative to the greater-Portland Metro regional government’s transportation advisory board, Joint Policy Advisory Committee on Transportation (JPACT), first as the alternate 2011-14 and then as the primary representative starting in 2015. Previously during 2010-11, Mayor Knapp served as the Other (small) Cities of Clackamas County alternate representative to Metro’s land-use advisory board, Metropolitan Policy Advisory Committee (MPAC). He also represented the Other (small) Cities of Clackamas County on the Portland Metro Urban/Rural Reserves Steering Committee during 2008-09. More >

Mayor Tim Knapp

Scott Starr was elected in November 2010 and sworn in as a City Councilor in January 2011. Councilor Starr serves as Council liaison to the City’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Board., is a member of the City and Chamber of Commerce Executive Leadership Committee, liaison to the Metropolitan Water Consortium, and he chairs the Economic Development Strategy advisory committee.

Scott has lived in Wilsonville since 1994 and works as a mortgage banker. Scott has held many volunteer roles in the community, including coaching baseball, softball and soccer; serving on the Wood Middle School site council and the Wilsonville High School Booster board; acting as chair of the Wilsonville Young Life Board; and service on the board of the Wilsonville Chamber of Commerce, including as president.

Council President
Scott Starr

Susie Stevens was elected to office in November 2012 and sworn in as a City Councilor in January 2013.

She was a member of the Wilsonville Tract Advisory Committee for the area now known as Graham Oaks Natural area. Ms. Stevens has served as both President and Treasurer on Parents and Staff for Students, the parent support group for Wilsonville Primary and Boones Ferry Primary schools.

She has worked in Wilsonville for 21 years as the Executive Director for the Charbonneau Country Club, a homeowner association of more than 1,500 residences.

Ms. Stevens has lived in Wilsonville since 1995 and is a graduate of the University of Oregon.

Councilor Susie Stevens
Charlotte Lehan was elected to office in November 2014 and sworn in as a City Councilor in January 2015.

Lehan served from 2009 to 2012 on the Clackamas County Board of Commissioners, including two years as chair of the commission. Prior to that, Charlotte Lehan served on the Wilsonville City Council for 17 years, first as City Councilor from 1991 to 1996, and then elected as Mayor for three consecutive four-year terms from 1997 to 2008.

Charlotte Lehan participates on the Oregon Travel Information Council board, Oregon Heritage Tree Commission and Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries, which are housed under the auspices of the Oregon Travel Experience state agency.

Ms. Lehan has lived in Wilsonville nearly her entire life and is a graduate of Pacific Oaks College in California.

Councilor Charlotte Lehan
Kristin Akervall was elected to office in November 2016 and sworn in as a City Councilor January 2017.

Kristin Akervall has lived in Wilsonville since 2009 with her husband and 5-year-old daughter. She feels that it is important to see all sectors of Wilsonville's population represented by the City Council.

Akervall served on the West Linn-Wilsonville School District's budget committee from 2013-2016. She was appointed by the City Council to the City of Wilsonville's Development Review Board Panel A in 2014. In 2015, she was a graduate of the Wilsonville Leadership Academy class.

Ms. Akervall attended Willamette University and currently works as a data and accreditation analyst for Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling.

Councilor Kristin Akervall