Remy will be the first out LGBTQ and first female mayor of McMinnville, Oregon!
Mayor Remy Drabkin has been in public service for 12 years, first appointed twice as a Planning Commissioner and then as City Councilor where she was dually elected as Council President. The City Council unanimously appointed Drabkin as Interim Mayor when the seat was open. Drabkin chairs the McMinnville Affordable Housing Commission and has recently served as Council liaison or board member to the City’s DEI Advisory Committee, Visit McMinnville (DMO), and was appointed by the Governor to sit on the Oregon Wine Board. In 2020 Remy Drabkin co-founded and is now President of Wine Country Pride, a 501c3 that creates visible celebrations of the queer community while connecting all people through education and economic activity. Remy is also the winemaker and owner of Remy Wines, which she established in 2006. Drabkin is a dog lover and avid gardener.