Lauren Walker

Lauren Walker - Position 3

Lauren Walker was elected to the Tacoma City Council in 2007 and she represents Council District 3. She serves as Chair of the Neighborhoods and Housing Committee and serves on the Infrastructure, Planning and Sustainability Committee. She served as Deputy Mayor for the year 2011.

Lauren has a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Oregon in Community Service and Public Affairs and a Master's Certificate from Boston College in Women in Politics and Government. She returned to the beloved northwest 23 years ago and settled in the Hilltop neighborhood, where she has been active in block-by-block organizing and homeownership initiatives to strengthen the community.

Lauren currently serves as the executive director of the Fair Housing Center of Washington. She was President of the Hilltop Action Coalition in the early 1990s and served on the Homeownership Center of Tacoma and Tacoma Pierce County Affordable Housing Consortium boards of directors. Additionally, she serves on the National Fair Housing Alliance Board and the Washington State Affordable Housing Advisory Board.

Term Expiration

December 31, 2015

Council Member Lauren Walker


Constituent Services

Ashley Johnson
Council Support
Phone: (253) 591-5470
Fax: (253) 591-5123
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Mailing Address 

Tacoma Municipal Building
747 Market Street
12th Floor
Tacoma WA 98402

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