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Council Position 2

Diane Dobson

Diane Dobson

PO Box 59

Renton, WA 98057

(425) 652-7344

Education: Renton High School, Liberty High School, Highline Community College, Seattle University
Occupation: Wyman K. Dobson, P.S (f/k/a Dobson Houser Dobson) - Paralegal

Diane Dobson comes from a historical Renton pioneer family.  Having lived and worked in Renton her entire life, Diane knows our community inside and out:  the neighborhoods and the people in them.  She promotes Renton’s achievements and recognizes opportunities for improvement.  As a genuine and approachable leader, Diane understands local issues and stands for what is right.  She holds people accountable and isn’t afraid to ask questions.

Diane fosters partnerships between businesses and the community, promoting success and inspiring neighborhood involvement.  These relationships align with her active work to improve the safety and integrity of Renton’s neighborhoods.

She was Renton’s 2003 “Citizen of the Year”, a founding member of the Downtown Business Partnership, a twenty year member of Renton Lions Club and works with over 15 Renton-based committees and organizations, including the Mayor’s CCCP Advisory Board.


Diane Dobson will bring a voice to the table for the citizens of Renton.



Armondo Pavone

Armondo Pavone

PO Box 623

Renton, WA 98057

(206) 799-0867

Education: Renton High School Graduate, Shoreline Community College
Occupation: Renton City Council President and Local Business Owner

A lifelong resident of Renton, Armondo Pavone is a proven leader in the city and throughout the region. For the past 32 years, he has owned Armondo's Cafe Italiano and Melrose Grill in downtown Renton. Armondo and his wife, Angela, live on Renton Hill with their two sons. As a passionate public servant and business owner, Armondo will continue to listen and represent our diverse community.

Armondo’s priorities will focus on achieving long-term public safety goals to reduce criminal activity and provide safe neighborhoods; continue building an inclusive city with opportunities for all; and promoting economic vitality throughout the city.

Community Service: Renton Foundation Board, Communities In Schools of Renton, Renton Fire Authority Board, Renton Rotary.

Endorsements: Renton Firefighters IAFF 864; Mayor Denis Law; City Councilmembers Don Persson, Ed Prince, Randy Corman, Ryan McIrvin, and Carol Ann Witschi; State Representative Steve Bergquist; former State Representative Marcie Maxwell; and many more!

Max J. Heller, III

Max J. Heller, III

340 meadow ave n apt b

Renton, Wa 98057

(253) 213-1025

Education: 1997 High School Graduate
Occupation: Private Security Guard & Seasonal Seattle Mariners Event Staff

I am running for the Renton city council to bring a new voice and positive change to city hall


Issues of concern are:

Homelessness and panhandling, affordable housing for the low income, Controlled and positive growth for our city, many more important issues are facing us and we need real answers


We need a real change in city hall, our current elected officials are not getting the job done


And it time to bring in new leadership to get the job done


Change is not the enemy of progress.


Experience: John kerry volunteer 2004, Hillary Clinton volunteer 2008 & 2016, Elected democratic PCO 2004-08,

Candidate state representative 2 Ld 2006


Personal: Married to my husband Jeremy since 2011, Openly gay and trying to start a family through surrogacy.


I would be honored for your vote and glad to hear from those who wish to contact me with any questions

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