Alishia Topper, Treasurer

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Alishia Topper, Clark County Treasurer

About Treasurer Topper

Alishia was elected Clark County Treasurer in November 2018 and was re-elected to a second term in November 2022. She is committed to providing excellent treasury services, streamlining processes, increasing transparency and making it easy to pay your taxes.

In addition to her treasury work, Alishia was elected to two terms as a Vancouver City Councilmember and resigned her position to serve as Treasurer. Alishia was appointed by the Governor and has served as a commissioner of the Washington State Housing Finance Commission since 2017. Alishia also served as Board Chair of Columbia Credit Union and is now a member of the Supervisory Committee. Alishia is a Certified Public Funds Investment Manager, a Certified Government Finance Officer, holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Portland State University and two undergraduate degrees from Washington State University: Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Languages and Literatures.

Current boards and community involvement

Washington State Association of County Treasurers, Immediate Past President

Washington State Housing Finance Commission, Commissioner & Audit Committee Chair

Community Action Advisory Board, Vice Chair

Assistance League of SW Washington, Member

Columbia Credit Union, Supervisory Committee Member

Alishia was named a 2017 Advocacy All-Star by the Association of Washington Cities for her work as a Vancouver City Councilmember. She was named by the Vancouver Business Journal as a 2011 Accomplished and Under 40, was a nominee for Washington State University – Vancouver’s 2013 Women of Distinction and recognized by the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce as one of Clark County's Most Interesting People of 2014.

Topper at Housing Washington

Treasurer Topper presenting at Housing Washington 

In her free time, Alishia enjoys gardening, cycling and working out at the gym.