Councilor: Position 1
Councilor Beaty began her service on the Beaverton City Council in 2015. She has successfully advocated for veterans issues in Beaverton by encouraging the addition of Service-Disabled Veteran business language added to the City’s Minority, Women, and Emerging Small Business Policy and supporting making Beaverton the state’s eighth Purple Heart City. She is the youngest ever elected official in Beaverton’s history.
Councilor Beaty works full-time as the Director for Virginia Garcia’s School-Based Health Clinics, overseeing six locations throughout Washington and Yamhill counties. She is active in the community including serving on the HomePlate Youth Services Board of Directors as well as a dedicated lacrosse coach at George Fox University. Councilor Beaty served five years active duty in the U.S. Army as a radiology specialist and combat medic for six years. She served in the 1st Infantry Division during the Iraq War. Councilor Beaty has shared that her military background is the relentless driving force that keeps her moving forward every day.
Prior to joining the City Council, she was an active volunteer for the city’s Visioning Advisory Committee, serving as vice-chair. Councilor Beaty is married and her husband, Ian, is a full time infantry officer also working full time in Salem. She has an undergraduate degree in political science from Oregon State University and a graduate degree in management and organizational leadership from Warner Pacific College.
Some of her additional community volunteer activities over the years have included:
- Oregon Girls Lacrosse Association, President
- Leadership Beaverton Board Member
- American Legion – Second Vice Commander
- Beaverton Police Citizen’s Academy Graduate
As a member of the City Council, she has served as council liaison to some of the city’s advisory boards, the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Board, Sister Cities Advisory Board and the Bicycle Advisory Board.