Council Members

Mayor

Mayor Forner 2018

GARY FORNER

Email: mayor@ilwaco-wa.gov

Term Began: January 2018
Term Expires: December 2022

How long lived in Ilwaco: 12 years and 40 years combined in the Ilwaco area.

Primary goal as elected official: Restore the trust in government and create more businesses. 

Community affiliations: Ilwaco & Pacific County Fire Departments and Technical Rescue. 

Business/Employer: Retired Washington State Park  Ranger, IFD Administrator.  

Education: College...Outdoor Recreation.

Hobbies: Hunting, fishing and sports rocketry.

Family: Wife, Barb Kachel, and one dog.

Council Member - Seat #1

VACANT

(*Apply for this position: councilvacancyapplication.pdf)

Email: council1@ilwaco-wa.gov

Term Began: 
Term Expires: 

Council Member - Seat #2

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MISSY BAGEANT

Email: council2@ilwaco-wa.gov

Term Began: January 2018
Term Expires: December 2022

Council Member - Seat #3

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KENNETH SPRAGUE

Email: council3@ilwaco-wa.gov

Term Began: July 2018
Term Expires: December 2019

Council Member - Seat #4

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MATTHEW LESSNAU

Email: council4@ilwaco-wa.gov

Term Began: March 2017
Term Expires: December 2019

Council Member - Seat #5

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KRISTEN MATHISON

Email: council5@ilwaco-wa.gov

Term Began: 
Term Expires: December 2019