District 4


I’m Terry Ryan, council member for Snohomish County Council District 4.  Our district includes unincorporated areas of Snohomish County as well as the cities of Bothell, Brier, Mill Creek and Mountlake Terrace.

I’m excited for the opportunities we have to build a strong economy and safe, livable neighborhoods.  I will use my experience in small business and economic development as well as municipal government for the betterment of our district and Snohomish County.

If you have any comments or suggestions or I can be of any service, please contact my office at 425-388-3494 or terry.ryan@snoco.org. 

Biography of Terry Ryan

Terry joined the Snohomish County Council in 2014 after serving as a Mill Creek City council member (17 years) including four terms as Mayor.  

Terry has consistently had the same priorities:
1)    Public Safety and creating safe neighborhoods.
2)    Economic Development to create living wage jobs and increase revenues;
3)    Restrained government spending.

Terry currently chairs the County Council Public Works Committee dealing with road, solid waste and surface water management services. He is Vice-Chair of the County Council.

His current regional committee assignments include:

Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) Executive Board

PSRC Economic Development Board – President

PSRC Transportation Policy Board

PSRC Growth Management Policy Board

Community Transit Board of Directors and Finance Committee

Snohomish Health District Board of Directors and Administration Committee

Economic Alliance of Snohomish County Board Trustees

Northshore Parks and Recreation Service Area/Senior Center Board of Directors

Snohomish County Lodging Tax Advisory Committee - Chair

US Global Leadership Coalition Advisory Committee

Terry supports our armed services and veterans.  He received the United States “Friend of the Navy” award.

In his spare time, Terry serves his community by coaching youth soccer teams at the Premier and high school levels.

Terry and his wife, Roberta, live in Mill Creek.  They have four children.