Councilmember Cherish DesRochers

Cherish DesRochers was elected to Position No. 6 in November of 2017.  Prior to her elected position, she was appointed by City Council in 2016 to serve in vacated Council Position No. 6, a position in which she had served as Councilmember Pro-Tem.

Ms. DesRochers has earned the Association of Washington Cities' Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership.

Ms. DesRochers served on the city's Planning Commission prior to her position on City Council. 

Councilmember DesRochers

Current Board and Committee Appointments

  • LEOFF-1 (Law Enforcement Officers' and Fire Fighters' Plan 1) Board
  • Urban County Policy Board 

Ms. DesRochers has worked for C-Tran as a Customer Service Representative since 2010.  Prior to C-Tran, she worked in various customer service positions including in the insurance industry where she maintained a producer's license.

She has been a resident of Battle Ground since 1990 and attended Battle Ground Public Schools.

On the Monday nights she is not attending a City Council meeting, you will find her playing soccer.

Community Service

  • Member of  the Community Emergency Response Team
  • Trustee of the Battle Ground Education Foundation
  • President/Founder nonprofit Food with Friends