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Carolyn Brennan sworn in as Verdant commissioner

LYNNWOOD, Wash., November 28, 2021 – Newly elected Commissioner Carolyn Brennan joined her colleagues on the Verdant Health Commission’s Board of Commissioners after being sworn in at the regular meeting November 24.

“I am honored to be part of this work serving our community,” said Brennan, an Edmonds resident. “My goal is that over the next six years, as we emerge from the lockdowns of the pandemic, our community will be healthier and more resilient.”

Brennan was elected by voters during the Nov. 2 general election. Due to a vacancy on the board in her position, she was sworn in after the vote was certified by Snohomish County.

Carolyn Brennan works as the Assistant Vice Chancellor, Research at UW Bothell and has previous experience in research program development and the integration of health and social sciences. She has a Master of Science in Health Policy and Management. Brennan volunteers in the community and has three children with her husband.

Brennan will serve a six-year term. The next regular meeting of the Board of Commissioners is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021 at 8 a.m. on Zoom. Visit for more details.

About the Verdant Health Commission

The Verdant Health Commission funds a wide range of programs that empower people in South Snohomish County to make healthy decisions and get the care they need to stay well. For nearly half a century, we served the health needs of our community by managing the local community hospital. We are now focused on investing in innovative programs that will make a lasting impact on the health and well-being of South Snohomish County residents, with $11.7 million in grants issued in 2021. Verdant also offers free or low-cost education and prevention classes virtually and in person at the Verdant Community Wellness Center in Lynnwood.

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