Mayor Durkan to Work with the City Council, Community Members, Businesses and Transit Partners to Move Forward on this Mobility Project to Connect New Waterfront with City Seattle (January 17, 2019) – Following the conclusion of an engineering [...]
As a region, the crisis of affordability, housing, and homelessness is the central challenge we face. It’s a crisis that threatens the soul of our city. It’s a crisis that is bigger than Seattle, and demands a regional response. It is just not [...]
January 15, 2019 – Today in Olympia, former U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington and Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan testified before the Washington State Senate’s Law and Justice Committee in support of Senate Bill 5029, which builds [...]
City of Seattle part of a coalition that filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Commerce Department in April Seattle (January 15, 2019) – In an important step for Seattle and immigrant and refugee communities across the country, a federal [...]
SEATTLE (January 9, 2019) –  Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan issued the following statement upon City Attorney Pete Holmes announcement that the City will appeal the ruling issued on December 24 by Division One of the state Court of Appeals that [...]
Seattle (January 8, 2019) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan released the below statement following the announcement by Seattle City Council President Bruce Harrell that he will not seek re-election in 2019:  “Bruce has been a friend and colleague for over 30 [...]
Seattle (January 3, 2019) – Joined by community members at the Seattle waterfront, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced today she will transmit legislation to complete funding of Seattle’s new “Waterfront for All” that will include 20 acres of public [...]
Seattle (January 3, 2019) – As the City of Seattle prepares for the permanent closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct beginning January 11, 2019 and the start of the “Seattle Squeeze” – a four-year period when public and private megaprojects in the region [...]
SEATTLE (December 19, 2018) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced today she is nominating Human Services Department Interim Director Jason Johnson and Seattle Office for Civil Rights Interim Director Mariko Lockhart to permanent positions, pending [...]
Program for supporting adults experiencing homelessness can now move graduates into family-wage, union construction jobs Seattle (December 18, 2018) – The Seattle Conservation Corps (SCC) has been designated an apprenticeship preparation program by [...]

Meet the Mayor's Key Staff Members

Michael Fong - Senior Deputy Mayor

Shefali Ranganathan - Deputy Mayor for External Relations

David Moseley - Deputy Mayor for Operations

Stephanie Formas - Chief of Staff

Anthony Auriemma - Director of Legislative Affairs

Lyle Canceko - Mayor’s Office Administrator

Edie Gilliss - Policy Director

Kyla Blair - Director of External Relations and Outreach

Kylie Rolf - Director of Major Initiatives

Mark Prentice - Communications Director

Michelle Chen - Legal Counsel

Kindle Shaw - Deputy Mayor Moseley's and Legal Counsel Warren's Executive Assistant

Amanda Stoddard - Interim Executive Assistant to Senior Deputy Mayor Fong and Deputy Mayor Shefali Ranganathan

Colleen O'Reilly Bernier - Mayor's Executive Assistant