Board Members

In accordance with the Canby City Charter, Canby Utility is governed by a five-member Board of Directors, who are appointed by the Mayor of Canby and confirmed by the City Council. Board members are eligible to serve two consecutive, three-year terms.

Canby Utility Board Vacancy: Please contact the City of Canby to learn more about this opportunity to join the Canby Utility Board.  Please visit the City of Canby website for details, or contact Barb Benson, Board Secretary at (503) 266-1156 x 312.

The Board meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the conference room at the main office, located at 1265 SE 3rd Avenue. Visit the Agendas & Minutes page for information about attending board meetings.

Melody Thompson

Member since April 2020. Second term expires February 2026.Currently serving as Board Chair.

John Molamphy

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Member since March 2022. First term expires February 2025.

David Horrax

Member since April 2019. Second term expires February 2025.


Jack Pendleton

Member since March 2023. First term expires February 2024..


Jake Hill

Member since November 2023. First term expires October 2024.