About Celebrate Milwaukie

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Celebrate Milwaukie, Inc. (CMI) is a community nonprofit organization established in 1999 for the purpose of supporting and promoting activities by and for the Milwaukie community.  In its first decade, CMI’s focus was on establishing the Milwaukie Farmers Market and the annual Milwaukie Daze Festival.  In its second decade, CMI has expanded its scope to support and sponsor a broader range of activities.

CMI’s  Board is comprised of:

Jim Bernard, former Milwaukie mayor and presently Chair, Clackamas County Commission

David Aschenbrenner, President, Milwaukie Historical Society and Chair of the Hector Campbell NDA

Lisa Batey, City Councilor and former Chair, Milwaukie Planning Commission

Mark Stehn, Downtown business owner (Stehn Family Chapel) and member of the Board of the Providence Milwaukie Foundation

Melanie Bennett, Graduate of PSU’s Masters of Public Administration program, and volunteer in the Oregon 4-H program

Stephanie Rivelli,  Small business operator, former teacher, born and raised Milwaukie, resident of the Lewelling Neighborhood