6200 Southcenter Blvd.
Tukwila, WA 98188
Phone: 206 433-1850
Mayor Ekberg's Bio
Mayor Allan Ekberg was sworn in as Tukwila’s 20th mayor in January 2016. Prior to then, he served on the Tukwila City Council from 1990 to 1997 and 2010 to 2015 as well as served on the Tukwila Planning Commission (2003-2009). Mayor Ekberg’s term expires at the end of 2024.
Prior to taking office, Mayor Ekberg was an Internet technology project/program manager and consulted at a wide variety of organizations, from Disney Parks & Resorts to consultancy Accenture Interactive.
A life-long Tukwila resident (except for military duty and college), Mayor Ekberg and his wife, Trish, live in the McMicken Heights neighborhood. Married for 30+ years, they have two grown children, a daughter and son, and three grandchildren. Also, in the family are Shift and Torque, two older Alaskan malamutes.
Mayor Ekberg served in the United States Air Force and is a current member of the American Legion and SeaTac-Tukwila Rotary. He serves on Puget Sound Regional Council’s Executive Board. He also serves on the boards of these non-profits: Tukwila Children’s Foundation, Still Waters: Services for Families in Transition, and the Sullivan Center. As Tukwila’s Mayor, he also represents the City’s interests at SCORE Jail, Valley Communications and the Cascade Water Alliance.
In his off time, Mayor Ekberg enjoys his cabin in the North Cascade Mountains, and enjoys domestic and international travel.