Markley Drake has been a member of the City Council for 14 years and is currently in his fourth term of office. Markley is currently the Council liaison to the Traffic and Public Safety Committee and the Community Alliance workgroup. Has served on the Happy Valley Parks Committee and the Planning Commission before being appointed to the Council.
Markley sits on several County committees including: Water environmental Services (WES), Elected Forum Wastewater Advisory the Clackamas County Coordinating Committee, the Region 1ACT Committee on Transportation, and Sunrise Water Budget Committee. Markley was raised in SW Portland, and has lived in Happy Valley with his family for over 36 years. In the 1980s, he designed and built a solar house and still lives there today.