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Kathy Hougardy - Councilmember  

Council Position No. 2

Term of Office:  January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2015.

Time on the Council: Elected in November 2007.

Education and Career:  After attending Renton High School, Kathy graduated from Western Washington University with a degree in Visual Communications. Her career has included working as a marketing support representative and owning a small business. She taught Graphic Arts at Seattle Central Community College for 12 years.

Family:  Kathy and her husband Ed moved from South Seattle to Tukwila in 1993. They have two sons, Andrew and Daniel, who attend Tukwila schools. Their eldest son, Timothy, resides in Georgia.

Interests: Music, sports and photography.

Affiliations/Associations:  Kathy serves as a member of the Soundside Alliance for Economic Development Board, the Highline Forum, and as an alternate on the Metropolitan King County Regional Transit Committee. She is also a member of the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce, the Southgate Garden Club, and the Tukwila Historical Society. In 2009 Kathy re-started a Parent Group at Showalter Middle School which she continues to facilitate. Kathy organizes the annual National Night Out Against Crime for her street, and oversees a block watch for her immediate neighborhood. She formerly served on the Tukwila Pantry Executive Advisory Board.

Email:  Kathy.Hougardy@TukwilaWa.gov

 

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6200 Southcenter Blvd.
Tukwila, WA 98188

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