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Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 20, 2017

My week started out powerfully with the celebration of MLK Day. I had the honor of speaking to those attending the annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday in Tacoma ... 

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Learning and listening at Pierce County

January 13, 2017

With a new year and a new role in public service comes a new way to stay in touch. I am heading into my third week as County Executive and I’m ... 

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Executive-elect Bruce Dammeier announces new executive team appointments


Incoming Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier has built his executive team with a focus on ensuring a wide variety of perspectives are heard and constituencies are represented. To that end, earlier today he announced the following appointments...

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About Me 
ELECTIVE OFFICE:

Elected as the Executive of Pierce County in November of 2016. 

  • State Senate: January 2013 – December 2016
  • House of Representatives: January 2009 - January 2013 
  • Member of the Puyallup School Board - 2001 - 2009


EDUCATION: University of Washington – M.S., engineering; U.S. Naval Academy – B.S. in Ocean Engineering.

OCCUPATION: Small business owner and director of printing business in Pierce County.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Member, Young Life; member, Mel Korum YMCA Advisory Council; member, Tacoma #8 Rotary Club; member, Tacoma Goodwill Board of Directors; member, Lighthouse Christian Church; member, Good Samaritan Hospital Board of Directors; member, University of Washington – Tacoma Advisory Board.

AWARDS (include):

  • Jobs for Washington Graduates Award (2012)
  • Friend of Children Award, Washington State PTA (2011)
  • Legislative Hero, Washington State HVAC/R Association, Inc. (2011)
  • “In the Bag” Award – Washington Food Industry Association (2010-11)
  • Cornerstone Award, Association of Washington Business (2009-11)
  • Guardian of Small Business Award, National Federation of Independent Business (2009-12)
  • Pioneer Educator Award, Washington Families for Online Learning (2010)
  • Outstanding Advocate Award, Puyallup PTA Council (2009)
  • Local Hero Award, Bank of America Neighborhood Excellence Initiative (2007)

PERSONAL: A Pierce County native, Executive Dammeier attended Curtis High School before going on to graduate with distinction from the U.S. Naval Academy and serve eight years as a Civil Engineer Corps Officer. While on active duty, he was deployed on humanitarian relief missions in the United States and across the world. At the conclusion of his military service, he returned to Washington State and became a dedicated community volunteer. Bruce and Lauren, his wife of more than 30 years, live in Puyallup. They have three grown sons.



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Bruce Dammeier

County Executive

County-City Building
Room 737
930 Tacoma Ave. S.
Tacoma, WA 98402-2100

Ph: (253) 798-7477
Ph: (800) 992-2456
Fx: (253) 798-6628


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Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


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