Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle


Current term: 2022 through 2025

Anne McEnerny-Ogle was originally elected to Vancouver City Council in November 2013 and took her first oath of office on January 1, 2014. She became the first woman to serve as Mayor of Vancouver on January 1, 2018, where she has helped to lead efforts in economic development, regional community relations, and transportation.

Anne attended Southern Oregon State College in Ashland, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in education in 1974. Two years later, she received her master’s degree in education from Lewis and Clark College in Portland. Mayor Anne taught for 30 years for Lake Oswego Public Schools, where she also served as chair of the mathematics department. During her career, she served as editor and author for Oregon’s State Math Journal, was a lecturer and instructor at colleges and universities, consulted for school districts in Washington and Oregon, and co-authored a book about reforming middle school mathematics.

Anne made improving the city she and her family call home a priority. She served for five years on the Vancouver’s Planning Commission and chaired both the Shumway Neighborhood Association Board and the Vancouver Neighborhood Alliance. She also served as board member and vice president of the Clark County Historical Society, chair and board member of Daybreak Youth Services’ Advisory Board, treasurer for the Uptown Village Association and president of the League of Women Voters, just to name a few.

Mayor Anne’s current assignments include serving as the chair for the C-TRAN Board of Directors, member of the Southwest Regional Transportation Council, member of Metro’s Joint Policy Advisory Committee on Transportation, and chair of the Regional Disaster Preparedness Organization Policy Committee. The Mayor also serves on the board for Greater Portland Inc. (GPI), is a member of the Metropolitan Mayors Ad-Hoc Consortium and the Association of Washington Cities and has active memberships in numerous business associations.

She continues to volunteer with the Vancouver Police Department’s Neighbors on Watch (NOW) program, the Rotarians, and the Community Military Appreciation Committee. Anne’s heart for Armed Forces is evidenced by her faithful presence and participation in local events honoring their bravery and sacrifice. The wife of a Vietnam veteran, Anne is personally grateful to celebrate those who have served, continue to serve and will serve in the future. Mayor Anne and her husband, Terry, have one grown son, and have been Vancouver residents since 1980.

Recent Awards

  • Iris Award – Women of Achievement in Southwest Washington
  • The Leadership Clark County Outstanding Alumnus Award

Current Assignments

  • Association of Washington Cities Large City Advisory Committee
  • Bi-State Transportation Coordination Committee
  • Clark County Law and Justice Council
  • Clark Regional Wastewater District Oversight Committee
  • C-TRAN Board of Directors
  • Interstate Bridge Replacement Program Executive Steering Group
  • Joint Policy Advisory Committee on Transportation
  • Greater Portland Inc (GPI) – Vice Chair, Regional Economics
  • Greater Portland Economic Development District Board of Directors Advisor
  • Regional Disaster Preparedness Organization (RDPO) – Chair, Policy Committee
  • Southwest Regional Transportation Council
  • WA Department of Revenue Tax Structure Work Group – Association of Washington Cities Appointee
  • WA Freight Mobility Strategic Investment Board – City Representative
  • Columbia River Economic Development Council (alternate)​

Current Community Involvement

  • Community Military Appreciation Committee (CMAC), Volunteer
  • Daybreak Youth Services, Governing Board
  • Neighbors on Watch (NOW), Volunteer
  • Clark County Historical Society, Member
  • Vancouver Downtown Rotary Club, Member
  • Uptown Village Association, Member
  • Clark County League of Women Voters, Member
  • East Vancouver Business Association, Member
  • Greater Portland Inc., Board Member
  • Metropolitan Mayors Ad-Hoc Consortium, Member
  • Association of Washington Cities, Member
  • La Society de Femme – Child Welfare
  • Assistance League of Southwest Washington
  • Previous Community Involvement
  • Leadership Clark County Graduate
  • Shumway Neighborhood Association Chair
  • Vancouver Neighborhood Alliance Chair
  • Vancouver Planning Commission Chair
  • Fort Vancouver Boy Scouts of America Chair
    Fire Corps Volunteer
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