CPO 4M Leadership


CPO 4M Steering Committee

The CPO 4M Steering Committee is made up of volunteers who live in and/or own a business or property in the Durham, East Tigard and Metzger areas. 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 Members:

  • Jim Long - Chair

  • Ellen Partal and Jill Warren - CCI Reps 

(Open positions: Vice Chair, Secretary)     

Steering Committee Elections
CPO 4M Steering Committee elections are held every year. Nominations are usually accepted during the two-month period prior to elections. If you are interested, contact CPO 4M Chair Jim Long or Community Engagement Program Coordinator Highland Edelman. Find out more about the CPO 4M Steering Committee requirements and functions in the CPO 4M Bylaws



Volunteer for CPO leadership!

Interested in becoming a CPO 4M leader?

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


Make a difference!
Find out first hand about all of the issues affecting the Durham, East Tigard and Metzger communities. Get the personal satisfaction of helping to improve your community.

Build relationships with community members and leaders.

Develop and use your skills!
Practice leadership skills such as meeting facilitation, community engagement methods, public policy development. Gain a better understanding of how government operates and the mechanisms to influence policiy.


For CPO Leaders Resources for CPO Leaders
CCI Chair Kathy Stallkamp Letter to CPO Leaders on COVID-19