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Councilmember John Wright Profile
ProfileCouncilmember John Wright

Position 3
Term:  January 2014 - December 2017

John Wright was first elected to the City Council in 2010 and is currently serving
his second term. Originally from San Antonio, Texas, he grew up in Olympia and attended Olympia High School. After serving in the U.S. Navy and living in Seattle, he moved his family to Lake Forest Park in 1996.

City and Regional Representation
Member, SeaShore Transportation Forum
Member, King County Regional Water Quality Committee
Member, King County Regional Transit Committee

Education and Professional Experience
John Wright graduated from the University of Washington in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering. John also earned an Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership from the Association of Washington Cities during his first Council term.

John Wright attended the U.S. Navy's Senior Enlisted Academy and retired at the rank of Command Master Chief in 2008, after 30 years of service. He has been employed as a Resident Engineer for Seattle/King County METRO for more than 27 years, and has specialized in major transportation and wastewater treatment capital projects.  He coached youth football in Shoreline and volunteers with the Lake Forest Park Rotary and Lake Forest Park Presbyterian Church.

Citizens can reach Councilmember Wright by phone at 206-368-5440, Ext. 254 or by email.