About Sue Marshall


Councilor Marshall grew up in Renton, Washington. Following graduation from Western Washington University, she worked more than 40 years in various public service roles dealing with issues of hunger and child nutrition, conservation, water quality and governmental affairs.

In 2015, Councilor Marshall and her spouse took over their fourth generation family farm in Ridgefield, which they co-manage and recently planted 27 acres of hazelnuts in addition to pears, apples, plums, walnuts and cut flowers. They have three adult children and enjoy camping, railcar excursions, and playing with their grandchildren.


Western Washington University, Bachelor of Science, environmental health

Continuing education in nonprofit management, fund raising, environmental law and trained facilitator, Kettering Foundation National Issues Forum consensus model

  • Elected to Clark County Council District 5, November 2022,  sworn in November 30, 2022, to fill the remainder of the term.
  • Took office January 3, 2023, for a full term
Professional Experience
  • Board of Supervisor, Clark Conservation District, 2018-2022
  • Co-owner/manager, Baurs Corner Farm
  • Founder, Trillium Consulting LLC for government affairs
  • Committee Administrator, Oregon Senate Environment and Natural Resources and for the House Ocean Policy and Emergency Preparedness
  • Executive Director, Tualatin Riverkeepers
  • Program Manager, Community Food and Nutrition, Multnomah County Community Action Agency
Community Involvement
  • Clark County Clean Water Commission
  • Clark County Assessor’s Farm Advisory Committee
  • Friends of Clark County
  • LULAC Grows
  • Heritage Farm stakeholder group
  • Clark/Cowlitz Farm Bureau
  • Former Campfire leader and public schools volunteer