Temple Lentz was elected to the county council in November 2018 and took office Jan. 2, 2019.
In November 2014, Clark County voters passed a home rule charter establishing the council/manager form of government. Councilor Lentz served as secretary of the elected Board of Freeholders, which drafted the charter that was approved by the voters. She recently served as Chair of the Clark County Commission on Aging, and previously served on the Clark County Parks Advisory Board, Vancouver Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission and Vancouver Charter Review Committee.
With a background in nonprofit management and private sector marketing and communications, Councilor Lentz also created and hosts a live, local talk show and has served on the boards of many local nonprofits.
She graduated with honors from The University of Chicago where she earned a bachelor’s degree in English language and literature. Councilor Lentz is a 2009 graduate of Leadership Clark County, was a recipient of the Vancouver Business Journal's Accomplished & Under 40, and received the 2017 Iris Award for Women's Leadership.