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City of Mercer Island

Council Position 4

Tom Acker

Tom Acker

2427 84th Avenue Southeast

Mercer Island, Wa 98040

(206) 498-4626

TomAcker1@comcast.net

www.tomackerforcitycouncil.com

Education: MBA/CU; Bachelor English Seattle University, Minor Philosophy; Configuration Management certification
Occupation: Boeing Company, HR 737 China Strategy and Integration Senior Leader
Statement:

Mercer Island is a unique and special community. Tom Acker values this environment, both growing up on Mercer Island and now with his wife, Anne, as they raise their three boys. Tom is an involved parent, leader and supporter at the Northwood Elementary PTA & Legislative Advocacy, Mercer Island Schools Foundation, Mercer Island Youth and Family Services, and a champion for the arts, parks and schools.

 

Tom recognizes the importance of fiscal management and brings key business experience to effectively manage our city.  Professionally, Tom has worked for multiple international companies, specializing in structured performance improvement plans, leading successful inter-agency partnerships and negotiating complex international transactions.

 

Acker believes the community should have a voice in decisions, and Tom will represent the people of Mercer Island. Electing Tom ensures transparent communication, focus on improved I-90 commuting, balanced town and residential developmental standards, and sustainable fiscal budgeting.

 

Thank you for your vote.

Joy Langley

Joy Langley

PO Box 53

Mercer Island, WA 98040

(206) 395-8279

joy@joylangley.com

www.joylangley.com

Education: MA Political Management, George Washington University; BA Philosophy Cornell University
Occupation: Government Affairs Professional
Statement:

Transparency and citizen engagement are the lifeblood of a thriving community. Transportation impacts, residential codes, public safety and budget deficits require community based solutions from forward-looking leaders committed to bringing together disparate voices.
 

My experience in government affairs – finding common sense solutions among government, business and private interests -  has earned me a no-nonsense, get it done reputation.  I am excited for the opportunity to bring my experience and skills to City Council.  
 

Since moving here to raise my family I have dedicated myself to public service.  I have chaired MI Arts Council, served on CMIPS, MIPA and Wester Mercer Elementary boards, MI District PTA Advocacy Council and been a member at large for the MIFC Soccer Association.

I ask for your vote.
 

Endorsed by: Former Mayor Fred Jarrett, Mayor Bruce Bassett Councilmember Debbie Bertlin Rep. Tana Senn, Former Chamber Exec Terry Moreman and many more.

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