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Bruce Abernethy

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Bruce Abernethy was elected and seated on the City Council in January 2017. He also served on the City Council from 2000 to 2008, including a stint as Mayor.

Bruce moved to Bend in 1992. He is married to Dr. Mary Meador and has two adult daughters.

Bruce's top issues include affordable housing and homelessness. He has been involved in educational initiatives including Children’s Forest of Central Oregon, Camp Tamarack (outdoor school), Better Together, Cascades Commitment and TeachOregon.

EDUCATION:

Graduate: John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Master's in Public Policy
Undergraduate: Swarthmore College, BA in Economics and Political Science

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

Bend La Pine School District
Grant Writer

CURRENT VOLUNTEER POSITIONS:

Central Oregon Community College
Board Member

Rotary Club of Greater Bend
Member

PREVIOUS VOLUNTEER POSITIONS:

Bend-La Pine School District
Board Member

Bend Park and Recreation District
Board Member

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