Susan Jeanne West

Terms in Office:

November 2011: Elected to Council through December 2015, April 2016: Appointed to Council through November 2017, November 2017: Elected to Council position 2 through December 2021

Susan Jeanne West's Bio


CURRENT CITY, LOCAL AND REGIONAL LEADERSHIP AND REPRESENTATION:

  • Chair, Normandy Park Economic Development Committee (Membership includes: Normandy Park businesses and commercial property owners, residents, regional community organizations, Normandy Park Councilmembers and city staff)
    • Launched Zombie Fest, Winterfest and business events
  • Council Communications Committee
  • Metropolitan Solid Waste Management Advisory Committee

FORMER CITY, LOCAL AND REGIONAL LEADERSHIP AND REPRESENTATION:

  • City of Normandy Park Mayor January 2014 to December 2015
  • City Councilmember positions 7 and 1

EMPLOYMENT:

  • Current: King County – Strategic Communications
  • Former: Bezos Family Foundation – Digital Media
  • Former: Washington State Association for Justice – Communications
  • Former: 20 year TV News Reporter, Anchor, Writer and Producer. Stations: KOMO TV (ABC, Seattle), Q13 FOX News (Seattle), Comcast Cable/CNN Headline News (Seattle), NorthWest Cable News (Seattle & Spokane), Public Access (Seattle), KVEW TV (ABC, Kennewick, WA) and KVOS TV (Bellingham, WA)

PERSONAL:

Founded the Friends of Normandy Park Foundation, a 501(c)(3), with members of the Normandy Park Economic Development Committee and Normandy Park Communications Committee.

My family has lived in Normandy Park since 1965 – three generations. I attended Marvista Elementary, Pacific Middle School and Mt. Rainier High School. I have a Business-Communications degree from the University of Washington and a Master’s degree from George Washington University in Strategic Public Relations in Political Management.

For 27 years, I have emceed community festivals and non-profit fundraisers, and provided presentations. Events and organizations include: Military Family Day in Lacey, Northwest Medical Teams fundraiser, St. Martin University President’s Gala fundraiser, HomeStep fundraiser, Northwest Kidney Centers Breakfast of Hope, Everett’s Providence Hospital fundraiser, Jones New York “In The Classroom” fashion show featuring inspiring teachers, Brown Brothers Harriman Women’s Conference in Luxembourg, Communities in Schools of Washington fundraiser.

Normandy Park City Hall

801 SW 174th Street / Normandy Park, WA 98166 /

Ph (206) 248-7603 / Fax (206) 439-8674 / City Hall

City Hall Hours

Monday - Friday

8:30am to 12:00pm & 1:00pm to 4:30pm