Council Member Lauren Walker Lee - At-Large Position 6
Lauren Walker Lee has lived in the Hilltop neighborhood since 1990. She served on the Tacoma City Council from 2008-2015, as Deputy Mayor in 2011, and as executive director of the Fair Housing Center of Washington since 1995.
Her professional life has been filled with advocacy work to include organizing low- income tenants in London, England, leading long term care legislative initiatives in Boston, Massachusetts, and doing block-by-block organizing with the Hilltop Action Coalition in the early 1990s.
She has a B.S. from the University of Oregon in Community Service & Public Affairs and a Master’s Certificate in Women in Politics and Government from Boston College. She has served on the National Fair Housing Alliance Board of Directors since 2003. City Council work includes being Chair of Neighborhoods & Housing, Chair of the Joint Municipal Action League (JMAC), and served on the Infrastructure Planning and Sustainability, Economic Development, and as liaison to the Tacoma Arts Commission. She has served on many Puget Sound Regional Council committees, as chair of the Pierce County Regional Council, Pierce Transit Board of Commissioners, and alternate to the Tacoma Pierce County Health Board of Directors.