On Tuesday, March 5, 2020, the City Council appointed Mary Ellen O’Shaughnessey to fill the open seat after James Kerti resigned In January 2020. Greg Scott and Ariana Carlson had also applied for the vacancy.
O’Shaughnessey brings 35 years of experience in administrative, human resources, investigations, research, and policy making to the position. She has been visiting Yachats for 18 years and purchased her home in 2017.
See her bio page on the website.