Claire Syrett

Claire Syrett

Eugene City Councilor, Ward 7

Term: January 2017 - January 2021


125 East 8th Avenue, 2nd floor, Eugene, OR 97401

Phone: 541-682-8347

Fax: 541-682-5414


Email Councilor Syrett: csyrett@eugene-or.gov

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Community Service / Involvement


  • Network for Reproductive Options, board member
  • Former member City of Eugene Budget Committee
  • Former member, Eugene Airport Advisory Committee
  • Former member City of Eugene Sustainability Commission
  • Eugene Mayor’s Opportunity Eugene Task Force 2012
  • City of Eugene Police Auditor Ordinance Review Committee 2007
  • Eugene Mayor’s Sustainable Business Initiative Task Force 2005
  • West Eugene Enterprise Zone Review Committee 2005

Current Council Assignments


  • Budget Committee
  • Lane County Human Services Commission
  • Lane Area Commission on Transportation
  • Lane Regional Air Protection Agency (alternate)
  • Metropolitan Policy Committee

Professional Background


  • Non-profit executive director
  • Community organizer
  • Union representative
  • Flight instructor
  • Stage manager

Educational Background


  • University of California Los Angeles, Bachelor of Arts, Theatre Arts

Special Interests and Concerns


  • Fostering local businesses and sustainable family-wage jobs
  • Protecting and enhancing our community parks, natural areas and open spaces
  • Protecting services for struggling individuals and families
  • Supporting strong public safety, fire and emergency services
  • Maintaining strong citizen involvement in local governance.


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