Bailey has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Washington with a focus on Environmental Economics. In July 2011, Bailey completed a Masters of Philosophy in Development Studies at the University of Cambridge, England, where she focused on commodity chain analysis. Born and raised in West Seattle, Bailey is happy to return to her hometown where she enjoys the mountain activities of backcountry skiing, rock and alpine climbing.
Emily was born and raised in Seattle. She has a B.A. in journalism and a minor in political science from the University of Washington. She also has a J.D. from Seattle University School of Law and an LL.M. in Intellectual Property from The George Washington University Law School.
While living and attending school in Washington, D.C. Emily clerked for a Commissioner at the Federal Communications Commission.
Emily is very interested in the arts and arts community in Seattle. She volunteers for Washington Lawyers for the Arts and is a member of Women in Film Seattle. She enjoys attending musical theater performances, traveling far, exploring near and working on various writing projects.
Initially, Emily will be following Parks Issues, Parks Levy, Libraries, Education and Arts and Culture.
Tom Van Bronkhorst
Tom can't seem to shake the habit. He has rejoined Councilmember Godden's
staff since wrapping up an 8 year stint with Councilmember Godden in 2012, a one
month project in 2014, and now returning in 2015. Among other duties, he served
as committee clerk to the now defunct Energy and Technology Committee.
Tom has worked on numerous political and issue campaigns over the past 20
years, prior to which he shot and edited news for a nightly newscast. He has
put his experience to work producing videos and PSAs for King County Elections
Department and the Women's Funding Alliance; consulting on media outreach
efforts encouraging women to vote in Kuwait, and training women candidates
in Canada, Jordan, Morocco and Nepal. He currently serves on the board of the
International Community Health Services (ICHS) Foundation. A Seattle native, Tom
continues to work on never ending home remodel projects.