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Council Member Chris Beale

Council Member Chris Beale - Position 5

Council Member Chris Beale was elected to the District 5 seat of the Tacoma City Council in November 2017. He lives with his wife, Mallory, in South Tacoma. A resident of Tacoma since 2001, Chris is originally from the Boise, Idaho area. Chris attended Tacoma Community College, earning an AA in Journalism, and holds a BA in Urban Studies from UW-Tacoma.  


Chris has long served the South Tacoma community as Vice-Chair of the South Tacoma Neighborhood Council, previously as the District 5 representative on the city’s Planning Commission (serving as the Chair), is active in Safe Streets and is an avid local volunteer through Metro Parks. Chris is currently the Habitat Steward at Wapato Lake Park where he works with other volunteers monthly in an effort to keep the park clean. 

Chris is a City Planner and works for the City of Puyallup. He is also the Board President of a local 501(c)(3) non-profit, ForeverGreen Trails, where he works to connect all communities in Pierce County with trails, walkways and bikeways.



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September 2, 2020
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Constituent Services 

Samantha Kaauamo
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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Term Expiration
December 31, 2021


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