Commissioner Vice Chair Courtney Bangs

Commissioner Courtney Bangs

District 4

Mail Address: 800 Exchange St., Suite 410, Astoria OR, 97103
Phone: (971) 286-0175
Email: cbangs [at]

Courtney Bangs was elected to the Board of Commissioners in May 2020 to a term that expires December 2024. She began serving as Vice Chair of the Clatsop County Board of Commissioners in January 2023.

Bangs represents District 4, which stretches from the eastern boundary of Astoria to the east border of the county and takes in Alderbrook, Knappa, Svensen, Brownsmead, Westport, Miles Crossing and Olney.

Bangs was raised in the Willamette Valley and has lived in Clatsop County since 2007. She is married to a fifth-generation Clatsop County resident and is the mother of three children.

Bangs received an undergraduate degree in Animal Science and master’s degree in Agriculture Education at Oregon State University. She has taught in high school and is currently a teacher at Immanuel Community Preschool in Knappa and part-time teacher at Encore Dance Studio in Warrenton.

Bangs is co-founder of Knappa Community Helping Hands, a grass-roots volunteer program helping local community members impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. She is also vice-president for the Clatsop County chapter of Oregon Women in Timber, an educational outreach program, and volunteers with the Encore Performing Arts Foundation scholarship program.

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