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Posted on: August 29, 2022

Stephanie Wright to Join Executive Office as Executive Policy Officer

Stephanie Wright at Painefield Airport

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Kent Patton

Kent.Patton@snoco.org

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Stephanie Wright to Join Executive Office as Executive Policy Officer


Councilmember will resign office effective today


EVERETT, Wash., August 29, 2022 – Today, Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers announced the hiring of Stephanie Wright as Executive Policy Officer for Snohomish County. In this role, she will focus on the county’s state and federal legislative priorities, develop and implement important policy goals, including Snohomish Health District integration, assist with outreach to regional organizations, and maintain strong relationships with Cities, Tribes, and other partners. 


“Stephanie has a sharp mind and deep well of experience in every policy area important to Snohomish County’s residents,” said Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers. “Stephanie led the Board of Health through the pandemic, has been Chair of the Council for many years, and knows county government in minute detail. I want leaders in our office who not only can solve problems but also ensure county government is working for everyone.”


“I’m excited to take on this new role with Snohomish County. It has been the honor of a lifetime to represent the residents of my district on the County Council, and I look forward to continuing to serve the needs of all those who call Snohomish County home,” said Councilmember Wright.  “We have many challenges ahead of us as we work to increase public safety, address the affordable housing crisis, protect our critical areas, and prepare for a new generation of transit options.  We face these challenges head on so that we may strengthen our community and economy, and improve the quality of life for all of our residents.”


Stephanie’s first day in this new role will be August 30, 2022. 



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