Council leadership

At the start of each Council term, Council Members select their leaders. Learn about the Council leadership.

President

Council President Lisa Bender

Leading the Council's work on local policies and setting priorities, the Council President:

  • Presides over Council meetings
  • Manages the Council's agenda
  • Appoints members to committees

Vice President

Council Vice President Andrea Jenkins

The Vice President serves as President whenever necessary. The Vice President chairs the Council’s Policy & Government Oversight Committee.

Majority Leader

Council Member Andrew Johnson

The Majority Leader represents the political party with the most members. Currently that party is the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party.

Minority Leader

Council Member Cam Gordon

The Minority Leader represents the political party with the second greatest number of members. Currently that party is the Green Party.