Snohomish County, Wash. – Snohomish County Council Member Strom Peterson has joined the Community Transit Board of Directors, attending his first meeting yesterday as a newly appointed member.
Peterson replaces outgoing board member, Stephanie Wright. Peterson was recently appointed to the Snohomish County Council representing District 3 which includes Lynnwood, Edmonds, Woodway and a part of unincorporated Snohomish County.
“I’m pleased to join the Community Transit board and represent the people of Snohomish County during this unprecedented time of growth,” said Strom Peterson. “As a long-time resident and former business owner, I appreciated the importance of a strong transit network to meet the needs of our changing community.”
The Community Transit board is comprised of nine elected officials from Snohomish County and the cities within the transit agency’s service district, as well as a labor representative selected by the agency’s bargaining units.
In addition to Peterson, current board members are: