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Tukwila, WA 98188

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Councilmember Kate Kruller

Council Position No. 6

 

council-katebiopicTerm of office: January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2019.

Time on the Council: Elected in November 2011.

Education and Profession: Kate currently works as an Senior Program/Project Manager at Seattle Municipal Court/Seattle IT. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications, a Master of Business Administration degree in Engineering/Technology Management and a Project Management Professional credential from the Project Management Institute.

Additional Information: Kate has lived and worked in Tukwila for many years and became a homeowner in the community in 1992. She has also experienced unique opportunities to live and work in the world community – first as a media relations emissary working to improve eye care in developing countries with ORBIS International, and again in the international business and trade space under the auspices of the Washington Council on International Trade.

Hobbies: Sailing, hiking/camping, skiing, swimming, traveling, volunteering, amateur radio, along with exploring our beautiful green spaces and waterways with her two Golden Retrievers, “Tuk” and “Wila.”

Associations/Affiliations: Tukwila City Council Finance & Safety Committee, Tukwila City Council Utilities Committee, Sound Cities Association (SCA) – Public Issues Committee, Regional Law, Safety & Justice Committee Chair/Caucus Chair, Puget Sound Regional Committee (PRSC) – Transportation Policy Board Alternate/Caucus Chair, National League of Cities – Transportation, Infrastructure and Services Steering Committee, National League of Cities – General Assembly City/AWC Voting Delegate.

Tukwila International Boulevard Action Committee (TIBAC), Tukwila Pantry Food Bank, Tukwila Historical Society, Tukwila Emergency Communications Team (TEC Team), Community Emergency Response team (CERT), Friends of Duwamish working at the Duwamish Preserve, Rotary Club of Duwamish Southside, and Puget Sound Access Board (PSA Channel 77 for Auburn, Burien, Kent Renton, SeaTac and Tukwila). Project Management Institute (PMI) – Puget Sound Chapter/PMP Credentials Committee/Instructor.

Cell Phone: 206-678-7885

Email: Kate.Kruller@TukwilaWa.gov