Mayor, City of Coos Bay
Chair, Egyptian Theatre Restoration Steering Committee
(Excerpted from the City’s website)
Mayor Crystal Shoji has been the owner of Shoji Planning, LLC located in downtown Coos Bay since 1996. A graduate of Western Oregon University, she is a certified planner through the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and a certified facilitator. She consults with organizations and individuals throughout Southwestern Oregon, and she has assisted numerous local groups in organizing for the future.
Prior to establishing Shoji Planning, LLC, Mayor Shoji was the executive director of the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce for eleven years, a local government planner and citizen coordinator, and an educator. She is currently active in the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce and the Coos Bay North Bend Rotary Club assisting with numerous cultural and civic endeavors throughout the community. In the past, she was recognized as a Delta Kappa Gamma Society Coos Bay person of achievement and an Oregon Chamber Executive of the Year.
Mayor Shoji is committed to the citizens of Coos Bay. “The City of Coos Bay is a wonderful place with a “can do” spirit,” she said. “We pull together to achieve our goals.”