Brian Wilson is an active community leader and volunteer, and is a partner in a small multifamily housing and medical clinic development company. He is known for helping get the Sellwood Bridge project on track and leading a multiyear effort to secure stable and dedicated funding for the Multnomah County Library.
He is active on several community boards, including Our House of Portland and Portland Center Stage. As the former Portland Housing Bureau commissioner, he says housing and homelessness are key policy areas he has worked on for decades.
He lives in Southwest Portland with his cat, Ava, and when not working or volunteering, he enjoys time remodeling his home and gardening.
Wilson is running for Multnomah County commissioner in District 1. Here are his responses to Street Roots’ candidates pop quiz — a mix of short-answer, yes-or-no, and multiple-choice questions. (Read other candidates’ responses.)
What area of the county government are you most