Ward 2, Position A
Term expires: January 2015
Councilor Aron Carleson was appointed to the City Council in the summer of 2006 to fill a vacancy created by a resignation. She was elected to the position in November 2006 and reelected in 2010. Community service has always been part of Aron's life and she considers serving on the City Council a terrific honor. Aron has been Council President since 2009.
Aron is the Chair of the Transportation Committee. She is also the Mayor's alternate to the Metropolitan Policy Advisory Committee for Metro and is a member of the Regional Disaster Policy Organization for the City. And she is currently a member of the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Advisory Committee. She is a past alternate member of the Metro Reserves Steering Committee and a past member of the Hillsboro Library Foundation. Aron is also a graduate of the Hillsboro Fire Department's CERT program, a program which she recommends every community member complete in order to prepare our city, businesses and homes in the event of a regional disaster.
She has served on many Hillsboro School District committees including the District's strategic planning teams, Citizens Curriculum Advisory Committee, the 2012-13 budget study and advocacy group and the Budget Committee. Before being appointed to Council, Aron served on the City's Planning Zoning and Hearings Board.
In May 2013, Aron received the Chairman's Award from the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce.
Aron and her family have lived in Hillsboro since 1994. Both of her sons are successful graduates of the Hillsboro School District. She has a bachelor of arts in Speech Communications and Sociology from Linfield College. She is currently the Executive Director of the Hillsboro Schools Foundation.
Contact Councilor Carleson:
City of Hillsboro
150 E. Main Street
Hillsboro, Oregon 97123
Phone: (503) 681-6219
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