Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The City Club of Portland hired former Portland mayor Sam Adams as the organization's new executive director.
"Sam is an ideal fit for City Club as we approach our 100-year anniversary," said Pat McCormick, City Club president. "He has a compelling vision and personal passion for civic engagement and public policy, deep knowledge of the community and a diverse network of relationships among community, business and political leaders."
The City Club's choice followed an extensive three-month search process conducted by a diverse committee of City Club members. The search attracted more than 80 applicants from across the U.S. The recommendation from the search committee was endorsed by the Club's Board of Governors on January 14. Adams will take over as executive director on January 22.
Read more from the press release.