Coleman named mayor
Councilor sworn in as city's third female leader in its 130-year history
January 18, 2023
Susan Coleman was named Sweet Home's mayor – becoming the first woman to hold that top office in nearly four decades and only the third female mayor in the city's 130-year history – during 2023's first City Council meeting, held Tuesday, Jan. 10, at City Hall.
Coleman, a council member since 2017, was elected by fellow council members to replace Greg Mahler, who had held the top office since 2017 and will now serve in a pro tem capacity. She was elected on a 7-0 vote over fellow councilor Angelita Sanchez, who was nominated by Councilor Dylan Richards.
Coleman follows a historic prece...