CAMAS – Molly Coston, the Mayor of Washougal City, and Chris de la Rocha, a defense instructor and former professional mixed martial arts fighter, are competing for position 5 on the city council.
Coston served on the Council from 2005 to 2011 before being elected President of the Council in 2017.
âI have built strong positive relationships with leaders in our community as well as leaders across Clark County. I want to continue building these relationships to help all of Washougal’s citizens, âshe told the Post-Record. âI have extensive experience and knowledge from my many years as a council member of Washougal and my last four years as mayor. Our Washougal community is on the cusp of greater vitality; As a council member, I will take an active role in moving us forward. I love Washougal and I want to continue to protect the qualities we value, improve small business development, and serve our citizens with integrity. “
Coston serves on the C-TRAN Board of Directors, Camas-Washougal Rotary Club, League of Women Voters of Clark County, Columbia Gorge Refuge Stewards Board, and the Washougal School District Political Action Committee. She holds a BS in Biology and Organic Chemistry from the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.
“I will take solid leadership and have gained a lot of public respect for my high ethical standards and positive focus on Washougal,” she said. “I have very strong positive relationships with the Washougal School District, Camas City, and Camas-Washougal Port, as well as many service and nonprofit organizations that are essential to building a strong positive community.”