CPO 12F Leadership



CPO 12F is in the process of becoming an active CPO after more than 17 years of inactivity. Elections will follow activation. 

At this time, nominations are being taken for these CPO 12F leadership positions: Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, two CCI Reps and At-Large Members. Plans for holding an election of the CPO 12F Steering Committee are in the works. Stay tuned for details!


CPO 12F is looking for community members who are interested in holding leadership positions. All CPO 12F leadership positions are open, including two CCI Rep positions. Find out more about being a CPO leader.


More About the Steering Committee

The CPO 12F Steering Committee is made up of volunteers who live in and/or own a business or property in the community of Forest Grove. They are elected by their fellow community members (see elections below) to stay on top of the issues, deliver informative community meetings and events, and represent their communities at public hearings, neighborhood meetings, public events, etc.


Steering Committee Elections

CPO 12CF Steering Committee elections will be held every year. Nominations are usually accepted during a two-month period prior to the election. If you are interested, contact Program Coordinator Kari Herinckx. Find more information about the roles and the benefits involved in holding a CPO leadership position in the CPO Handbook and Resource Guide Section 3.  



Being involved in your local CPO on a leadership level is a rewarding experience that offers many opportunities and perks.

CPO 12F leaders:

  • Get the personal satisfaction of helping to improve your community.
  • Make connections and build relationships with community members and leaders.
  • Find out first hand about all of the issues affecting the members of the Forest Grove community.
  • Learn and practice leadership skills such as meeting facilitation, group process, community engagement methods, public policy development.
  • Gain a better understanding of how government operates and the mechanisms to influence policies and practices.
Leadership opportunities