SMILE Board elections will be held August 5th and 6th.  There are four one year officer positions (president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer) and four at-large board positions (two years) on the ballot.

Are you new to the neighborhood?  A life-long resident?  A renter?  A landlord?  Whatever brought you to our wonderful neighborhood, we need your point of view.  So why not throw your hat in the ring?

Curious?  Spend a few minutes on the website to see what SMILE has been up to.  Still unsure?  Contact Kevin Palmer at or Priyesh Krishnan at They’ll be happy to answer your questions.

Ready to jump in?  Prepare a brief Candidate Statement (500 words or less), using the following format:    

  • Name and contact information.
  • Are you eligible to become a SMILE Board member?  Y/N  (SMILE by-laws require candidates must live, work, own property or a business, or work in Sellwood-Moreland)  
  • What experience do you bring with you?
  • What are your thoughts about the neighborhood?
  • Why we should vote for you?

Email your Candidate Statement by noon on 8/5/20 to: Vikki DeGaa at:

Procrastinating? As always last minute nominations will be allowed from the floor at the 8/5/20 online SMILE General meeting.