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Deputy Mayor Kristina Walker

Deputy Mayor Kristina Walker - At-Large Position 8

Deputy Mayor Kristina Walker was elected to the Tacoma City Council in 2019. From 2011 to 2020, she has served as Executive Director of Downtown On the Go, a nonprofit organization that promotes and advocates for walking, biking, and transit in downtown Tacoma.  A proud graduate of Pacific Lutheran University and American Leadership Forum Tacoma/Pierce County, Deputy Mayor Walker loves working for the Tacoma community. She currently serves as a member on the UW Tacoma Urban Studies Board and the Transportation Choices Coalition Board, and has previously served on Tacoma's Transportation Commission, the Foss Waterway Development Authority, and the Washington State Transportation Demand Management Technical Board.

Deputy Mayor Walker is passionate about creating more opportunities for all residents of Tacoma by closing equity gaps and addressing disparities that exist for people of color and vulnerable communities, supporting and empowering Tacoma's youth, expanding economic opportunity by attracting new businesses that will create good-paying local jobs, improving multimodal transportation, and protecting access to green-spaces.    

Deputy Mayor Walker lives in District 3 with her husband, who is a teacher, and their two elementary school-aged kids. She is an avid bike-commuter.



Watch this CityLine segment with Council Member Walker (September 1, 2022):


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May 16, 2023
Tonight, the City Council unanimously adopted Resolution 41197, directing City Manager Elizabeth Pauli to take several key actions addressing the issue of youth violence in Tacoma. At-Large Council Member Kiara Daniels was joined by co-sponsors Mayor...

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Phone: (253) 591-5100

Fax: (253) 591-5123
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Mailing Address

Tacoma Municipal Building
747 Market Street
10th Floor
Tacoma, WA 98402

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Term Expiration
December 31, 2023


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