Amy Nichols – the Compassionate Advocate

Introducing Amy Nichols: a tenacious entrepreneur, dedicated community member, and now, a candidate for Clackamas County Commissioner. As the owner of the beloved Cheerful Tortoise restaurant in downtown Portland, Amy embodies the spirit of hard work and resilience. Her journey from starting as a server in 1999 to owning and operating her own establishment since 2008 showcases her unwavering commitment to success.

Amy’s decision to run for County Commissioner stems from her desire to bring the same energy and dedication that have made her restaurant a thriving community hub to Clackamas County. With a proven track record of overcoming challenges, including navigating the hardships brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, Amy is ready to tackle the issues facing Clackamas County head-on.

Central to Amy’s platform is her commitment to compassion and advocacy. She prioritizes helping the vulnerable, ensuring women’s access to healthcare remains protected, and addressing the challenges of addiction and mental illness in our communities. Amy understands the importance of supporting those in need and is determined to be a voice for positive change.

Amy Nichols represents a fresh face for Clackamas County Commission, offering a unique perspective shaped by her experiences as a small business owner and active community member. With her leadership, Clackamas County can look forward to a future guided by resilience, compassion, and a relentless dedication to serving the needs of its residents. Vote for Amy Nichols, and together, let’s build a brighter tomorrow for Clackamas County.