Contact The Council:
Tukwila City Council
6200 Southcenter Blvd.
Tukwila, WA 98188
Councilmember De'Sean Quinn
Council Position No. 7
Time on the council: 8 years.
Education and Profession: De’Sean is currently a Water Quality Planner and Project Manager with the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks where he works on community relations, directs public involvement consultants, and represents the agency on various intergovernmental planning groups. He also works with the local communities and the Puget Sound Partnership to update their work in accordance with the regional action agenda strategies.
De’Sean graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Political Science. His wide range of interests include: public policy, transportation, education, and environmental sustainability.
Family: De’Sean and his wife Nichole have lived in Tukwila for 11 years and have two sons.
Hobbies: Volunteer at environmental and restoration events in community, community organizing and advocacy, football, biking, traveling and walking the dog (Ramses… another family member!)
Affiliations/Associations: Certified Mediation Training; Washington State Commission on African American Affairs; King County Martin Luther King Program Committee; Founding member of non-profit “Dad and ME”; Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity; Tukwila International Boulevard Action Committee; South King County Committee, “Class Size Counts”; OneAmerica Board Member.