Emily Semple

Emily Semple

Eugene City Councilor, Ward 1

Term: January 2017-January 2021

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

Phone: 541-682-8341
Fax: 541-682-5414

Email Councilor Semple: esemple@eugene-or.gov

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Current Council Assignments

  • City Council President
  • Budget Committee
  • Human Rights Commission
  • Sustainability Commission
  • McKenzie Watershed Council

Professional Background

  • Occupation: Graphic Designer, Small Business Owner
  • Occupational Background: Chef, Pastry Chef, Retail Management, Lab Assistant, Forestry Technician, Bookkeeper

Education Background

  • Renewable Natural Resources, University of Connecticut, B.S. summa cum laude
  • Forest Ecology, Oregon State University, Master’s Program
  • Graphic Design, Lane Community College, AAS

Special Interests and Concerns

  • Government Transparency & Accountability, Communication with the Public
  • Civil Rights
  • Homelessness, Shelter First, Low Income Housing, Tenants’ Rights
  • Local Business & Housing Development, Living Wage Jobs
  • Climate Remediation, Sustainability, Parks & Green Spaces
  • Education, Arts, Historic Preservation

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